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  1. Kent

    Non magnetic watch of america

    Our Message Board software used to automatically create a link to our Encyclopedia articles when the title first appeared in a message text. Later "improvements" eliminated this feature, forcing people to enter the appropriate code to create the link. You may also find the following...
  2. Kent

    18s Waltham Vanguard 17j

    Thanks!
  3. Kent

    18s Waltham Vanguard 17j

    Thanks for showing these grade No. 45 watches.
  4. Kent

    18s Waltham Vanguard 17j

    Thanks!
  5. Kent

    18s Waltham Vanguard 17j

    34Ford5W: Thanks again for reporting the watches. Is the jewel count marked on any of them?
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    18s Waltham Vanguard 17j

    John: Oops - thanks fir the correction (I hate making silly mistakes like that - that's why I've started adding the disclaimer). 34Ford5W: Thanks for reporting the watches Here's the corrected list (and by the way: I've corrected today's data base entry): Jwl - Serial Number -...
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    18s Waltham Vanguard 17j

    Hi John: Nice watch. Ed and I first saw it in an Ashland catalog in April 1991. At that time, it was in a gold-filled, engraved box-hinge case. Ed Ueberall and I have the following serial numbers listed in our data base of surviving examples of railroad watches and other interesting (to us)...
  8. Kent

    Questions about an E. Howard Pocket Watch

    Terry: When you get around to asking about other watches, please start a new thread for each one - if you do.
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    Questions about an E. Howard Pocket Watch

    Hi Terry: Please add my welcome to Rob's. To add to the good information posted by the others: Please excuse me if I repeat some of what you already know, it's easier for me this way. Checking the references listed in the E. Howard Watch Co. Encyclopedia article (and looking at your pictures...
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    American Waltham

    Hi Jack1723: Please add my welcome to Rob's To add to the good information posted by others: Please excuse me if I repeat some of what you already know, it's easier for me this way. Checking the references listed in the Waltham Watches Encyclopedia article (and looking at your pictures)...
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    Function Waltham identification

    Hi scottfe: Please add my welcome to Rob's To add to the good information posted by the others: Please excuse me if I repeat some of what you already know, it's easier for me this way. Checking the references listed in the Walthan Watches Encyclopedia article (and looking at your pictures)...
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    E Howard 18 Kt 23 jewel Pat D 12 Movement 1245447 Case number 166507

    Hi guscallaway: Please add my welcome to those of the others. You might find the E. Howard Watch Co. Encyclopedia article interesting,
  13. Kent

    Watch chains

    You might find the Watch Chain Encyclopedia article interesting, especially the links in the "References and Additional Catalog Information" section at the end.
  14. Kent

    The Jaccard Companies

    Here's one that I don't think I've posted before
  15. Kent

    Hamilton 950B Cost New !

    Here's a 1952 catalog sheet:
  16. Kent

    The Detroit Observatory & Railroad Timekeeping

    Insofar as this directly contradicts Ian R. Bartky's research on the subject, stated in his book Selling The True Time, Nineteenth-Century Timekeeping in America, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 2000 (and in his presentation at the 1996 seminar on Railroad Timekeeping in Rockford, IL)...
  17. Kent

    Any information about this Illinois pocket watch would be greatly appreciated.

    Hi LKK: To add to the good information posted by the others: Please excuse me if I repeat some of what you already know, it's easier for me this way. Checking the references listed in the Illinois Watch Company Encyclopedia article (and looking at your pictures), Illinois movement serial...
  18. Kent

    Information: on a 14s Waltham Model 1897

    Your Watch Case is gold-filled and was made by the Philadelphia Watch Case Co.
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    UP and Down Feature Railroad Approved ?

    Let's not lose sight of the fact that there are a number of surviving 16S, 19J Ball ORRS movements that are fitted with wind indicators. Given their ORRS grade, its difficult to imagine them not being accepted into service.
  20. Kent

    Fredonia and Peoria Private Label Watches

    I'm not sure if this is what you're looking for but here it is:

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