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  1. viclip liked Dr. Jon's post in the thread English Railroad Grade.

    The watch is a nice example. As Novice wrote, there was no railroad standard especially as compared with what was developed in the US...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 11:25 AM
  2. viclip liked Dano4734's post in the thread Opinions on an early 1857.

    The best time keepers I have are psbs also. My 1866 is smack on and amazing. My very best of the best is a 7 jewel Illinois keywind...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 8:08 AM
  3. viclip liked richiec's post in the thread Opinions on an early 1857.

    Have to admit, the best '57 time keeper I had was a Home Watch Co, 7 jewel. The movement was in nearly perfect condition with no wear....

    Jul 20, 2019 at 8:08 AM
  4. viclip liked Rick Hufnagel's post in the thread Time on the go.

    This weekend is my Hampden private label grade 35 for the Boston watch co. It has a really nice seemingly original Fahys coin case, and...

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  5. viclip liked Kent's post in the thread Minute Numeral (Montgomery) Dial Ads.

    Thanks! Below is a comparison for the third ad - 3 years earlier. Looking carefully at the forth ad: Its by the Montgomery Safety...

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  6. viclip liked grtnev's post in the thread Minute Numeral (Montgomery) Dial Ads.

    Kent, Good point - should have included previously. The first two are from December 1910. The first one (H. R. Montgomery): "The...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 8:12 PM
  7. viclip liked Lee Passarella's post in the thread Time on the go.

    Here's the 1865 Tremont I carried when I visited the Civil War Timepieces exhibit at the NAWCC Museum. I think it came out late in '65,...

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  8. viclip liked Keith R...'s post in the thread Opinions on an early 1857.

    Two of my best time keepers are an 1863 PSB 11J and an 1864 Ellery 11J. Call them mid-grade if you like, but I'd say only +1 minute per...

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  9. viclip liked musicguy's post in the thread Minute Numeral (Montgomery) Dial Ads.

    I have always like these marginal minute dials. Robert Sweet posted this back in 2009 [ATTACH] also Pocket Watch Dials Rob

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  10. viclip liked Kent's post in the thread Waltham grade 25.

    Waltham's grade No. 25 is a much overlooked watch. Nevertheless, being adjusted to heat and cold and in three positions, it would have...

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  11. viclip liked musicguy's post in the thread Opinions on an early 1857.

    From the book History of the American Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass(1905 Henry G. Abbott) (Google books) Patten Sargeant...

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  12. viclip liked rolandantrobus's post in the thread Opinions on an early 1857.

    I'm a huge fan of Patten Sargeant Bartlett. His life and family history make fascinating reading. He must have been quite a character....

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  13. viclip liked Gregory's post in the thread Opinions on an early 1857.

    I have one 1857 PS Bartlett 11j, serial no. 578632 that was made in about 1871. I never could find out any info on the case manufacture...

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  14. viclip liked grtnev's post in the thread Hamilton Safety Ads ca: 1914-15.

    Just prior to and during the Great War, the number of railroad casualties in the U. S., both due to train accidents and "other", was...

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  15. viclip liked grtnev's post in the thread Minute Numeral (Montgomery) Dial Ads.

    Four ads discussing this dial type. Richard [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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