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  1. richiec replied to the thread The "Dollar" watch, show me some of yours..

    No photos as most are gone, but this year at our chapter Christmas party, I gave away dollar watches as door prizes, the membership...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  2. richiec replied to the thread Junghans Swinger Clock.

    My Junghans has their name on it. Removing the cover will probably reveal all you need to know. It does look like a real one though.

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:19 PM
  3. richiec replied to the thread American PW Friction fit size tolerance?.

    Can tell you I tried it once inadvertently and it broke the staff. Personal experience has shown that they are right when they almost...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 9:09 PM
  4. richiec replied to the thread A little help to get me started, please!.

    For basic information I purchased a few of Roy Ehrhardt's books, Elgin, Waltham and Illinois parts catalogs(reprints), the gold book...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 12:34 PM
  5. richiec replied to the thread Interesting j boss case.

    I have one of these somewhere, I'll have to find it.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 6:54 AM
  6. richiec replied to the thread Ladies eterna-matic 14k gold watch.

    How about some pictures, would help immensely

    Jan 17, 2019 at 5:39 PM
  7. richiec replied to the thread U.S. Watch c. issue.

    Probably have to do some disassembly to remove the remnants, what does the rest of the movement look like?

    Jan 17, 2019 at 4:05 PM
  8. richiec replied to the thread 1850s prices.

    $0.25 per dozen, sorry

    Jan 16, 2019 at 5:15 AM
  9. richiec replied to the thread 1850s prices.

    Richard, the hairsprings in my great, great grandfathers book, Cross and Beguelin, were for Swiss watches only, $0.25-0.50 for...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 7:08 PM
  10. richiec replied to the thread 1850s prices.

    I have an 1897 price book from my great-great grandfathers business on Maiden Lane showing most mainsprings were $1 per dozen and $10.59...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 10:54 PM
  11. richiec replied to the thread Cadman 21 jewel automatic , need more info.

    the ranftt website shows 1960 or so as the approximate date on one of these movements.

    Jan 13, 2019