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    Hamilton Private Labels, Please add to the list

    Is a movement marked special with a dial that says Hamilton special, considered private label or is this a company watch….
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    Hamilton Private Labels, Please add to the list

    Found this one today, no case no dial……
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    Everyone has a story to tell about a watch.

    Whoever etched that “19 jewels” into it should be drawn and quartered………
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    Haven’t seen to many PL WI dials

    I googled it and couldn’t find anything?
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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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    Request for Rockford Serial Numbers from 1-255,000 ( now expanded to 500,001)

    How about this movement I found, no case for it yet
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    1911 Hamilton 940 Railroad 21J

    The Remington watch Co. (Illinois) I believe all came cased in “bell watch case“cases.
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    Request for Rockford Serial Numbers from 1-255,000 ( now expanded to 500,001)

    Don’t know if you have this one Serial number 286104
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    16S Hamilton 2974B US Navy "Compairing Watch"

    I have a 2974B without a serial number as well……
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    Canadian watch? No serial number?

    What’s under the balance wheel?
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    About Watch Cases

    On the opposite side of that coin might it also encourage the “melting” of some case maybe not the best ones but the marginal and outright crappy ones….?
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    20th c American Jewel Material - Garnet or Ruby?

    I understand the older Bunn Specials used actual Ruby’s……
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    Please Show the Most Recent Addition to Your Collection

    Director of customer service?
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    Help Identifying Eagle and <18> stamps inside pocket watch case

    I was at a scrappers buying a couple movements once a few years ago and he showed me a case with markings like that and he was cussing because the kid that works for him bought it as 18k Bit when he (the boss) acid tested it it’s was like 9k or something like that……
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    Hamilton 2-Tone grades 940 & 941

    I have a question, what’s the difference if any between a private label marked special and a Hamilton marked special?
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    Dial on Waltham Crescent street

    I believe all dials of this area era were hand painted, so there’s that……

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