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  1. MartyR attached a file to the thread HELP TO IDENTIFY THIS STAMP IN A POCKET WATCH.

    It could be for Achille Hirsch of La Chaux de Fonds. There is something vagualy similar listed by Mikrolisk: [ATTACH]

    bildmarke_ahirsch11.jpg Feb 15, 2019 at 4:59 AM
  2. MartyR replied to the thread Cricket in Rome..

    I think he was a rower rather than a cricketer ... AQfter all, he's not even wearing whites and a cap! :eek:

    Feb 13, 2019 at 8:45 AM
  3. MartyR replied to the thread Providing accurate information..

    I think that is what we call "banging a drum" ;) The reality is that none of us knows anything with certainty .... especially in the...

    Feb 13, 2019 at 8:41 AM
  4. MartyR posted a new thread.

    Krug-Baumen Lapmaster

    I'd like to gather some information on this watch. Obviously I will need to open the back, but I'm loth to try that without some expert...

    Krug-Baumen dial.JPG Krug-Baumen back.JPG

    Forum: Wrist Watches

    Feb 12, 2019 at 5:13 PM
  5. MartyR replied to the thread my latest purchase: Arnold pocket watch.

    Mercer's book shows for Arnold & Frodsham #7161 dated 1851 and #7418 dated 1852 (both dated from hallmarks). Staeger lists #7167 dated...

    Feb 11, 2019 at 8:10 PM
  6. MartyR replied to the thread Dent Watches.

    The original thread to which Graham refers is this one in the Wrist Watches forum. To avoid duplication and confusion, I am locking...

    Feb 11, 2019 at 7:11 PM
  7. MartyR replied to the thread Marine: Large Barraud 8 day 933.

    I can't help you with the psychiatric option since I suffer from the same compulsion ... but I'm willing to offer my services on the...

    Feb 11, 2019 at 4:43 AM
  8. MartyR replied to the thread Interesting Barraud in Lakeland.

    Both great watches! I note Graham's comment about manufacturing time, but my bet would be on #527 having been made in a silver case in...

    Feb 11, 2019 at 4:34 AM
  9. MartyR replied to the thread Regina Pocket Watch Background.

    Welcome to the board, srmackie :) Just to answer two of your questions ... the shield on the back of the case (called a cartouche) is...

    Feb 10, 2019 at 4:00 AM
  10. MartyR replied to the thread Help Identifying Berex Watch Co. pocket watch.

    Welcome to the board, Chris :) Mikrolisk (, a German website dealing with watch trade names and trademarks, and an...

    Feb 10, 2019 at 3:49 AM