Separate names with a comma.
I had no problem enlarging the picture with Windows10 on laptop
I clicked on it and used the usual spreading two fingers on the pad
I think there may be more history to this watch than meets the eye
According to Wikipedia:-
In Treue Fest was the motto of the Kingdom of Bavaria...
Timepiece Antique Clocks Dublin have a bit about the Ballie family on their website at the bottom of the Irish Makers section
The pictures of the face show something under the twelve midway between the hands
It looks as if it could be a name, is very faint and may not be...
Is the place Downpatrick?
Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World lists:-
Baille William Downpatrick Ireland 1824
The marks I was asking about will be on the the inside
Are there any there any Hallmarks on the inside of the back case
By that I mean a bird, bear or moon and crown
The movement looks Swiss
When you press the catch make sure the hands are pointing away from it
That way there is less chance of wrecking them if your finger slips...
You are right, I was thinking about where the watches were made rather than John Harwood
I was wrong about Harwood being a British company
Harwood watches were made by Fortis in Switzerland
The Harwood and the Fortis websites agree on...
The company is still in business
Harwood Watches - Home
There was a John Harwood who invented the self winding wrist watch
It is not a private label, it was a British watch company
Wikipedia has a bit...
It is a Swiss lever watch
I have never seen a regulator like it, normally indicator bit is straight
Also I am not sure of some of the words on the...
That is a good point Jess
I will have to look more closely at my watches
There are still places in the UK with multiple spellings for example St Ippollitts also spelt St Ippolyts plus other various ways
It is said no...