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    American After 1900 Seeking information on an AW Waltham / Illinois Watch Case pocket watch

    Good morning all! Thanks for the responses, would anyone have a recommendation for a watchmaker to repair this special (to me) piece somewhere in or near Indiana? Understandably I don't really want to ship it, but many of the 'high end' jewelers in the state pretty much turn their nose up at...
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    Newly acquired Tall Case Clock, have some history, looking for additional information

    Thank you all for the welcome! And I'm pretty sure Jim / I communicated many months ago on a FB page before I actually had this clock in my possession. With regards to the dial, there is no identification whatsoever (no signature obviously, and nothing on the back either). I am all but certain...
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    Newly acquired Tall Case Clock, have some history, looking for additional information

    Good evening all! Second post of the day, but have a little more insight on the subject of this post. Attached you will find some photos of a (very) fine tall case clock, circa 1810. I have talked to a few well respected individuals on the east coast, and two believe it to be a Wood and Taylor...
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    American After 1900 Seeking information on an AW Waltham / Illinois Watch Case pocket watch

    Thank you Rick! Well, 'Granddaddy' did have good taste, always took very good care of his things. The back of the case has his name and relatively ornate. From what I can understand, the 'gold filled' means it isn't solid gold, the 'doublestock' (might) mean that it has two layers of 10K gold...
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    American After 1900 Seeking information on an AW Waltham / Illinois Watch Case pocket watch

    Good afternoon all: First time poster, long time fan of all things associated with timekeeping. Over the weekend, I was going through one of my watch boxes, and came across an old pocket watch that belonged to my Grandfather (non-functioning). I've often wanted to get it working again, but just...

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