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  1. viclip liked Robert Sweet's post in the thread Another Hamilton 975.

    Here's a 975 (obvious re-case) that I found a few years back...………. Robert [ATTACH]

    Ham 975 - Complete.jpg May 28, 2020 at 7:53 PM
  2. viclip liked grtnev's post in the thread "Ask the Conductor; He Has the Right Time"; Southern Pacific Bulletin; Aug 1923.

    Yes, but it was the Table of Contents for the “Bulletin” & except for listing the article in the T of C, page 2 had nothing to do with...

    May 28, 2020 at 5:21 PM
  3. viclip liked Dave Coatsworth's post in the thread Illinois private-labels.

    1219608 - 'Steuber & Graves, LeRoy, N.Y.', model 2, grade 65, 15 jewel, DS dial [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    Illinois1219608Mvmt.jpg Illinois1219608Dial.jpg May 28, 2020 at 4:53 PM
  4. viclip liked Dave Coatsworth's post in the thread Illinois private-labels.

    272288 - 'H. E. Kline, Royer(s)ford, Pa.' ('Royersford' is spelled differently on dial and movement.) model 2, grade 101, 11 jewel, SS...

    Illinois272288Mvmt.jpg Illinois272288Dial.jpg May 28, 2020 at 4:53 PM
  5. viclip liked topspin's post in the thread Waltham model 1883 crown set but hinged movement?.

    The same process also applies when closing it up again afterwards - twiddle twiddle, wiggle wiggle, gently does it. When opening it up...

    May 28, 2020 at 4:52 PM
  6. viclip replied to the thread "Ask the Conductor; He Has the Right Time"; Southern Pacific Bulletin; Aug 1923.

    Thx for this, very interesting. Is page 2 missing? Your file names indicate a page 1 followed by pages 3-7.

    May 28, 2020 at 4:51 PM
  7. viclip liked grtnev's post in the thread "Ask the Conductor; He Has the Right Time"; Southern Pacific Bulletin; Aug 1923.

    I ran across this article by S. A. Pope, Supervisor of Time Service, for the Southern Pacific Railroad from the August 1923 edition of...

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  8. viclip liked Keith R...'s post in the thread Odd lot thread.

    Well, she's home and ticking away. Pic #2 was before I wound it up. Size comparison. Keith R... [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  9. viclip replied to the thread Waltham model 1883 crown set but hinged movement?.

    With the crown pulled out, when you insert your thumb nail or similar in the groove at 6 0'clock are you able to open the swing ring at...

    May 28, 2020 at 2:13 PM
  10. viclip liked Jeff Hess's post in the thread Wait.... What? For real?.

    David Beckham and Johnny Depp are digging pocket watches – should you? So Pockets are back? Can this be true? Jeff Hess

    May 28, 2020 at 8:36 AM
  11. viclip liked Ethan Lipsig's post in the thread Please Show the Most Recent Addition to Your Collection.

    I first became aware of the Hallmark label when I began collecting Illinois Grade 510s (another scarce top-grade 14/12-size model)....

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  12. viclip liked Joe Blossic's post in the thread Please Show the Most Recent Addition to Your Collection.

    Last found in the mailbox ... Circa 1887 Aurora Watch Co. 18s 15j HC lever-set tu-tone.SN#141951 Fred was kind enough to send this: "If...

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  13. viclip liked Ethan Lipsig's post in the thread Please Show the Most Recent Addition to Your Collection.

    I believe that the 12-size Grade 409 and the 14/12-size Grade 509 are essentially the same watch. I think Illinois swapped in a "5" for...

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  14. viclip liked Clint Geller's post in the thread A Civil War Horological Vignette.

    On page 297 of the fourth volume of his definitive five-volume work on the Overland Campaign of May-June, 1864, "Cold Harbor: Grant and...

    May 27, 2020 at 11:33 PM
  15. viclip liked topspin's post in the thread The Fattorini Challenge! - One of every model....

    Another one making it into the gallery on account of its interesting dial. This one changed hands recently. Photos used with seller's...

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