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  1. My very first RR grade American pocket watch

    This is a story begining in the days when I first started collecting American watches.
    At the time I was a proud owner of a few American pieces I was rather fond of (though of many of them no serious collector would be) and one day I encountered another busted piece on Polish allegro.pl auction website.

    These were the wonderful times when American watches were considered inferior by Polish collectors, and almost every American piece was considered crappy. Back the one could buy
    ...

    Updated 07-03-2016 at 12:52 PM by pmwas

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    Thoughts on Clocks , Member Thoughts
  2. Riverside Maximus reborn...

    This is a story of a movement I bought on eBay about... like... 2-3 months ago. More or less. The decent 12 size model 1894 Riverside Maximus was to be among the very fanciest watches I have, as al Maximus grade are bound to be.

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    It is a spectacularly finished movement, with a double sunk dial in pretty good shape. In the picture it is nicely ticking, but it was not when I first got it. Troubles began the moment I opened the box, when I saw ...

    Updated 11-22-2015 at 06:16 AM by pmwas

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    Member Thoughts , Help Request , Message Board Features