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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize! (By: ANDY YALE)

    Quote Originally Posted by ANDY YALE View Post
    ...I think you have an ultra -rare 29 Jewel Columbus Railway Jester, of which only 15 were made.


    I feel so incredibly fortunate to own 16 of the 15.

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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize! (By: ANDY YALE)

    Still haven't received the watch yet

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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize!














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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize!

    Unadjusted 15 jewel.
    Your dial will clean up nice.
    Last edited by luvsthetick; 03-18-2017 at 02:44 PM.

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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize!

    Edit: I guess we posted at the same time

    So it's a circa 1891 18s 15 jewel Pendent set Open Face Columbus Watch Co.
    Nickel Damaskeening in a coin silver Fahys No 1 case .

    ....and it weighs a ton
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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize!

    I just cleaned it a little, nice Gold Bow and crown.









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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize! (By: musicguy)

    I'm upping the ante - I'll say an 18s 15j model 3 grade 34 ...
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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize! (By: musicguy)

    Did you have the dial off?

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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize! (By: Greg Frauenhoff)

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Frauenhoff View Post
    Did you have the dial off?
    No


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    Default Re: What kind of watch is this? Contest for a real prize! (By: Dave Chaplain)

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Chaplain View Post
    I'm upping the ante - I'll say an 18s 15j model 3 grade 34 ...
    Dave,

    The Col. price list handy shows grade 34 as htg.

    Could still be 11 jewels, but, given jewels in settings and the middling serial number, 15 jewels now seems more likely to me as well. I'll wait for an under dial view.

    Greg

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