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FWIW, regarding "silvered" (or other color) metal dials, my recollection is that c. 1909 some of the companies (like Waltham) began to market such...
This thread is rather old but, just in case, does anyone have any new high grade Auroras to share?
New data added:
571-18s-Htg-4 oz. coin
723-18s-SW-OF-3 oz. coin
3036-18s-OF-4 oz. coin
8042-18s-Htg-4 oz. coin
Two orders for Hampden mvts from J. C. Perry's memo booklets. The first, which was shown above in post #149, is for the NW Watch Case Co. (Dec....
Here is the updated (I hope) s/n list:
1089-"E. A. Muckle 1867 Pat."-18s
162-Northwestern-18s-KW-NOT a Muckle (Wal. #489918)...
I would be very interested in seeing an Aurora watch with a serial number in the range from 200,001 to 200,100.
Added a new sighting to the list:
Some info on the 18s New Model Aurora mvts made for H. R. Caulfield of San Francisco and signed Caulfield Watch...
A long time ago I made Paul G. an offer he didn't refuse for the Elgin records. After a while I sold them to another collector. And then...
If the case is gold-filled and there's not too much wear then you got more than $5 worth of gold. Recovering it (at a profit) is the problem.*...
Some info on the grade 156 from so-called Elgin Master Grade books:
FWIW, a note in the so-called Elgin Master Grade books shows a single run of grade 194 mvts engraved Lord Elgin:
I thought member Tom Huber would enjoy this page from one of J. C. Perry's memo booklets:
Some pics from a Hampden material catalog. Two types of hollow staff center wheels are listed, one for 18s and one for 17s.
More on marginal 5 minute numbers.
As the dial above shows, Aurora began making such very early in their production. Also, they used the 5...
I sold off most (all?) of my 8s and 6s Rockfords several years ago but this thread reminded me of the letterhead below:
Neat watch. Thanks for the pics.
And here's a Goodman King made by Aurora. Sorry about the picture. It was the only one handy.
No. The Marion I bought is a 10 size.
If you haven't yet, you should check out Mike Harrold's Bulletin article on Manhattan.
Good to see you back on the board.
I too enjoy snagging and then researching/learning about the occasional odd ball piece that comes my...