It's a matter of restoration I believe...saving what is there and making some repairs is enough for me...most of the time a "looking like new" highly polished case does not look right in my eyes.
How long can you hide the brass on a GF case anyway? :)
It's making the best of what is left...
I like that Doc's watch a lot,and wish I had one. I'll do anything I can to help,of course.
But let's clarify a little on that "open Fleuer De Lis hand" as I called it.
I honesty can't tell you if it is Swiss or not,and when I called it an "open Fleur De Lis" hand I should have...
In 1885 the company name changed to the American Waltham Watch Company (AWWCo).
In 1907 the company name changed to Waltham Watch Co. (WWCo), in 1923 briefly to the Waltham Watch and Clock Company and finally in 1925 to the Waltham Watch Company (WWC).[dubious – discuss]...