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  1. A New Leaf...

    I really ranted in my last post, about past repairs. I wanted to delete the whole post, after stewing on it all night, but I could not locate a delete post option. So, I deleted my rant, and here is why:
    1. I am not a Watch Repair Person
    2. The Repairman I denounced has no way to defend himself,
    and I have never met him, or walked a mile in his shoes.
    3. The watch he worked on is not common. ...

    Updated 12-27-2015 at 12:05 PM by kikonizzy (add tags)

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    My Views , Member Thoughts , Thoughts on Watches
  2. Chapter to Chapter

    As VP of Chp. 63 I met with Jay & Pat Holloway from Chp 15 to talk clocks, membership, and how-to's. It was a great time and learned a lot. Maybe more chapter officers can collaborate.
  3. What are Members For?

    We spend a lot of time and discussion on what the NAWCC should do for members and what products and services the members value the most. These discussions devolve into the question of "value for money" in the membership dues. An alternative view point is that The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. is an entity in its own right. Its purposes are defined in its charter and its success is related to how well it achieves the purposes set forth in the articles of incorporation. ...

    Updated 12-15-2014 at 12:26 PM by Tom McIntyre

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    Opinions and Philosophy , My Views , Member Thoughts
  4. Bread Upon the Waters

    The Journey

    When I first started collecting clocks and watches, I had not heard of Charles DeLong, Fred McIntyre or the McIntyre Watch Co. After a few years of collecting mostly clocks, and a short period operating a clock stall in an antiques mall in Hamilton Ontario we moved back to the United States to live in West Virginia. I met Harley Sheets in Morgantown, West Virginia and Harley convinced me to join the NAWCC in 1971. We attended the Chapter 37 meetings in Pittsburgh and enjoyed the ...

    Updated 06-21-2016 at 04:16 PM by Tom McIntyre

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    Opinions and Philosophy , My Views , Member Thoughts , Thoughts on Watches