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    TRAVEL CLOCK - made in France

    UOHCT's message Since Mike has been unable for a few days to get on board, it is a pleasure for me to help him by communicating his message about the clock: “ Once again, my friend TCHOU came to the rescue and helped me post a new item while I wait for the administrator to sort out my...
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    TRAVEL CLOCK - made in France

    Please find enclosed pictures of a travel clock "made in France" in the 19th century. I am forwarding them in the name of a new forum member who played with my name by calling himself "UOHCT". However this good friend will present the subject clock in a further reply. Thank you.
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    Waltham - Grandfather's pocket watch

    Enclosed pictures are provided by a friend (Mike) who got this pocket watch from his late grandfather, years and years ago. Besides what is already explicit in this superb item, what can be added "horologicallywise"? Your expert appreciation and comments will be transmitted. Thank you.
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    Railway Monarch Special

    Here is my sterling two cents: Andrew is supported by wikipedia: " 900 (equivalent to "Coin silver" in the USA, also known as one nine fine)."
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    M. Bilsky's Pocket Watch

    Please find enclosed pictures of my Bilsky watch, for your appreciation.
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    Railway Monarch Special

    Kent, Enclosed please find a picture of the whole movement, as desired. Best regards.
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    Railway Monarch Special

    Kent, I wish to thank you for your generous information and guidance. Last thing: since you referred earlier to a data base on railroad standard watches (among others), could you be more explicit by defining the notion of "uncommon" item in this field, eventually by stating how many "Railway...
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    M. Bilsky's Pocket Watch

    Moses Bilsky (10 December 1829 – 4 January 1923)
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    M. Bilsky's Pocket Watch

    Kevin, I think posting pictures of your Bilsky watch would be very helpful for me to compare. I look forward to it.
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    M. Bilsky's Pocket Watch

    Besides the Railway Monarch Special pocket watch which is being discussed in the European sector of the forum, I have inherited another interesting specimen made by "M. Bilsky", of "Mattawa, Ontario", bearing serial number "306424". Others words on the mechanism plate are: "Straight Line Lever"...
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    Railway Monarch Special

    Kent, At last, pictures are enclosed. Sorry for the delay, the low quality, it is my first digital experience. Awaiting your feedback. Regards. Tchou http://bl109w.blu109.mail.live.com/att/GetAttachment.aspx?tnail=0&messageId=382575bc-87a2-49c0-963b-cacead81d8ad&Aux=44|0|8CB5D042265B5B0|...
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    Railway Monarch Special

    Kent, This watch belonged to an Irish gentleman named Henry O'Sullivan who, as a surveyor, designed railroads in the northern part of the Province of Quebec at the end of the 19th century. My mother (whose mother's cousin was Henry's daughter) indicates she has no doubt regarding the...
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    Railway Monarch Special

    Kent, Thank you for your quick and extensive reply, this is a great welcome to the forum. Unfortunately, I (still!) have no digital camera but will manage to provide pictures later on by asking a friend for service. Meanwhile, I did some research on Google from your revealed mention...
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    Railway Monarch Special

    Hello, I am a brand new Canadian member. Some time ago, I have inherited two still working pocket watches. One is a "Railway Monarch Special", its mechanism bears mention "21" Jewels. In the first cover, the name "DUEBER" is cast over "COIN" plus an anchor followed under by, I guess the serial...

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