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Elgin Seven Jewel Pocket Watch (1925) with Second Hand (LEO Design)


Set-back your clocks (one hour) tonight before bedtime.  Daylight Savings Time ends in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

Twice a year (that is, whenever we switch the clocks), the controversy is revived: should we even continue using Daylight Savings Time?  The semi-annual arguments provide plenty of heat, though very little light (pardon the pun).  One-third of Americans want to stick to Standard Time year 'round.  One-third of Americans want to stick to Daylight Savings Time year 'round.  And one-third of Americans either don't know or don't care.  My conclusion: all three options have serious downsides.  Personally, I can live with the changes of the clock, knowing that I will benefit from more light in Summer evenings and more light in Winter mornings (both periods where I'm active, out-of-doors, and traveling).  Time changes also help us to save energy.

The Elgin seven-jewel pocket watch above, made in 1925, has a handsome face, a lightly decorated case, and an inset second-hand face.  Please click on the photo above to learn more about it.


Though our Greenwich Village store is now permanently closed, LEO Design is still alive and well!  Please visit our on-line store where we continue to sell Handsome Gifts (www.LEOdesignNYC.com)

We also can be found in Pittsburgh's historic "Strip District" at Mahla & Co. Antiques (www.mahlaantiques.com) or in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania at The Antique Center of Strabane (www.antiquecenterofstrabane.com).

Or call to arrange to visit our Pittsburgh showroom (by private appointment only).  917-446-4248