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    Haven’t seen to many PL WI dials

    Does this ring a bell for anyone its a 24 hour dial and the elks fob is from Canada if that helps
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    I bought this one for a reason that’s obvious to me…….

    How about you? Bonus points if anyone can tell me the owner of this watch……..
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    Interesting dial.....

    Mean anything to anyone?
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    Waltham Vanguard decimal time

    I think this is rare, no one has ever been able to give me any information other than the obvious, I’ve never seen another in 30 years of collecting and looking at thousands of watches, it just seems like there should be some info out there..... it works as it was designed, I’ve seen this style...
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    Selling high end wrist watches

    if a person wanted to sell say a high-end chronograph are there any websites online that do such a thing assuming a person hated eBay ........?
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    Pocket watch storage

    For those of you that keep your watches at home vs in a safe deposit box, how do you do it? I have a 2000 pound gun safe with about 800 pounds of stuff in it, bolted to the wall, is that enough? Also what about storage, I have the cases off of eBay with pocket watch cut outs in it but the...
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    950E

    Is anyone keeping track of Hamilton 950E serial numbers?
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    waltham 1883

    what were the 18 and 19th jewel for on the 19 jewel 1883 model barrel or caps maybe? does anyone have a picture of one?
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    Hamilton question

    Does anyone know if Hamilton 940 and 941 Dials are interchangeable? Thanx
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    (Waltham “railroader” dial) Page 20 of the 2018 price guide.....

    shows a Waltham “railroader” dial..... can anyone tell me the correct time period for this dial and possible movement dial configurations for it? Thank you
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    Pretty cool....

    Found this in Ballard wa.
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    Dial feet position...

    can someone please tell me what model 18sz hampen has the dial feet at 14 36 and 52 minute mark. Thank you....
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    Something I’ve always wondered.....

    “C&S Watches”lists the three conditions of watches as: APB, EX-FINE and MINT. Here’s my question... can a APB watch be made MINT, or is it resigned to its fate “as found” in the junk store, pawn shop or antique store where we find most of our treasures. I know this encourages “swapping” and I...
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    Dial feet replacement

    i have a fairly rare 18 size Waltham porcelain dial I bought and after disassembley (of the watch) I found I had been scammed the feet had been removed so as to be glued on a Waltham model 83, is there anyone who can replace them either for a 83 or the original model 92, preferably on the west...
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    seiko 6139-6002 PEPSI

    Can anyone tell me how long the stem needs to be for this watch? mine broke and the replacement came extra long..... thanx!
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    Bunn special case...

    I came across my second Bunn special first model case in white gold marked "model 29" how rare are these?
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    Why don't we ever see.....

    Any 16 or 18 size solid white gold cases?
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    18sz Hamilton special

    I've done a search on these and it's a little confusing, does anybody know the total production # for these? I have a none two tone 940 (not marked as such) marked special, as is the dial, no private label simply Hamilton special in script. thanx.....
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    Ball brotherhood question....

    I answered an ad in the local flyer for a pocket watch for sale when I got to the gentleman's house he produced a 18 size ball 21 jewel pocket watch it was a brotherhood of railroad trainman watch but the barrel plate didn't match the wavy 21 jewel ball pattern as I know it is this normal...
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    Ketchup?

    Has anyone heard of soaking brass plates In ketchup to get rid of the staining ?

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