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  1. Jeff Hess attached a file to the thread Settle and Welch's Special.

    noodling around on the net it "appears" as if there is no connection. A few tidbits that indicate no relationship: "Alfred Settle...

    welch.jpg Apr 9, 2020 at 10:33 AM
  2. Jeff Hess liked Ethan Lipsig's post in the thread Tiffany Movement.

    To expand slightly on what I said in the previous post, Based on my collection, all my Ekegrens and Koehn-Ekegrens seem to be higher...

    Apr 8, 2020 at 7:29 PM
  3. Jeff Hess liked Ethan Lipsig's post in the thread Tiffany Movement.

    I don't think I can shed much light on how Koehn-Ekegrens differed from Koehn-Koehns, but the 11 examples in my collection might be...

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  4. Jeff Hess liked Kevin Neathery's post in the thread Tiffany Movement.

    Koehn used the Ekegren on the higher quality movements. At the time Ekegren would have been more recognizable for a name of quality....

    Apr 7, 2020 at 8:21 PM
  5. Jeff Hess replied to the thread Tiffany Movement.

    ====\ ok, so your opinion is that Koehn who owned Ekegren at the time, only used the "Koehn" signature on "Speical watches"? Like a...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 7:49 PM
  6. Jeff Hess replied to the thread Tiffany Movement.

    looks very much like Ekegren's work. (Koehn). Also even though it is funky looking, it fits into the serial number range of Kevin...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 6:40 PM
  7. Jeff Hess replied to the thread Tiffany Movement.

    Koehn for ekegrin?

    Apr 7, 2020 at 6:28 PM
  8. Jeff Hess liked Keith R...'s post in the thread Post-Colonial American Pre-industrial watchmaking & cases.

    I would like to thank Jeff for the thread, Jim M and John Matthews for Dueber data. As Jim indicates, early American cases should be...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 10:08 AM
  9. Jeff Hess liked 4mula1fan's post in the thread My New Vintage Watch Website: Time Capsule.

    This is what I get. It says the site is safe though. Scam Insight: Personal Information Risk https://www.timecapsule-watch.com/ This...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 12:02 AM
  10. Jeff Hess liked Tomxhar's post in the thread My New Vintage Watch Website: Time Capsule.

    An excellent site sir, and a very worthy subject. Here is a thread I saw a year or two ago about a ww1 watch, the OP researched the...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 12:02 AM
  11. Jeff Hess liked Jerry Treiman's post in the thread English cylinder fusee by Brockbanks.

    Brockbanks No.4073 with Duplex escapement I was pleased to recently get this watch by Brockbanks, ca.1800. I first encountered the...

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  12. Jeff Hess liked Jim M.'s post in the thread Post-Colonial American Pre-industrial watchmaking & cases.

    Regarding Rick’s observation/quote regarding use of the trademark on movements and dials years before the 1905 trademark was filed, it...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 5:42 PM
  13. Jeff Hess liked Lychnobius's post in the thread Chauncy Parkman Hudson Information 1700s?.

    One more point which still further reinforces Graham's reading of the date is the style of the regulator. Until the very end of the...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 5:40 PM
  14. Jeff Hess replied to the thread Have I found a Dent ?.

    doesn't his look like Swiss finishing and fonts? Can one of our Knowledgable Brits help us here?

    Apr 6, 2020 at 11:21 AM