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    Coachwatch - Joseph Spiegel Friedberg - missing parts ...

    Dear Horological Friends, Yesterday I visited my friend who do advanced repairs on horological objects. The Joseph Spiegel coach watch is still on his bench. Everything is working except the repeating mechanism and we are still confused regarding how the missing parts looked like when it was...
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    Peter Desmarais London jumping- and quarter seconds etc.....

    This watch has a secret code to open it, just like a combination lock on a Safe. You use the hand at 4 á clock! I only know of one more watch with this special function. Best rgds Peter
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    John Sizer Grimsby with special dial and dustcap marked SPICER

    Back of silver dial..... Best rgds Peter B
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    John Sizer Grimsby with special dial and dustcap marked SPICER

    Dear John, great information, thanks! I have to check the dial again... Best rgds Peter B
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    John Sizer Grimsby with special dial and dustcap marked SPICER

    Ok, Let´s wait for an answer from John Matthews. Here i another one but from 1899 with case from Yeomans.. Best rgds Peter
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    John Sizer Grimsby with special dial and dustcap marked SPICER

    Dear Graham, Yes, Spicer made the dust cap but is he known? There was a case maker with the same name I believe... Photo isn´t 100% clear but i think F.T or E.T There is also a mark S... under the balance cock... Rgds Peter
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    John Sizer Grimsby with special dial and dustcap marked SPICER

    Dear Horological friends, Last week I was fortunate and bought several watchmakers cabinets with old parts and repair objects from a retired hobby watchmaker. It´s like Christmas Eve to check every drawer.... This pocket watch is rather large (54 mm) and heavy (153 gram) and even if the...
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    Peter Desmarais London jumping- and quarter seconds etc.....

    The smal hand at 4 á clock has a special and suprising function...................
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    A. Lange & Gutkaes?

    Thanks Agemo!
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    James Payne London Year 1808

    This pocket watch has something extra. The decoration on movement is rather special. James Payne London No 2530. It´s has a rather large silvercase, ca 65 mm. It´s made 1808. I believe the casemaker is Samuel Atkins, Bridgewater square, London, reg. 1801. Any information regarding the case-...
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    "SAL HESS LIVERPOOL NO 506"

    Many thanks to all of you. Very interesting ... Best rgds Peter B.
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    Roberts B London doctor or observation pocket watch

    Yes, thinking about it this symbol where also common on watch hands. I guess it was a religious symbol or what was the purpose at the time do you think? Tired yesterday evening.... The pocket watch is marked "B Roberts London No 74..." Best rgds Peter
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    A. Lange & Gutkaes?

    If the enemy comes to Sweden whe have them instead of guns!
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    Roberts B London doctor or observation pocket watch

    Silver case from London 1805. IC= Perhaps,,,George & John Carpenter Clerkenwell, (I Carpenter) There is a french lily on the dial below the seconds hand. Why? Any information regarding this watchmaker J Roberts? There is some interesting old promotion labels inside the case... Best rgds Peter B
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    Caleb Pitt London doctor or observation pocket watch

    Caleb Pitt London, year 1802 Any information regarding this watchmaker? Silver case marked RG , perhaps Richard Groves, 104 Grays Inn Road. Reg 30 Aug 1792. Best rgds Peter B.

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