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  1. JohnL

    message board sign in names

    why is it allowed that people have names and numbers that make little sense to register and post on this message board? is there any discussion to having people post with their real names rather than some made up letters and numbers, that, to me, make little sense? I read some of these...
  2. JohnL

    Luckenbach & Co

    Anyone ever heard of this company? I think they were some sort of Jeweler or mail order house for watches around the early 1900's. I'm looking for info as to city/state, and type of business they were in. (Jeweler, mailorder house, RR inspector) Anyone Know? Thanks
  3. JohnL

    ball watch movement restore - part.

    I'm in need of a barrel arbor for a Hamilton Ball 23J, 16size, Its in the 650,xxx range, not the early 23J type. Any help would be appreciated. A barrel arbor from a 21j ball hamilton won't work. Also the 23J has a motor barrel. Thanks for any help.
  4. JohnL

    Parts needed for Ball restoration

    I'm in need of the following parts for a ball hamilton restoration. Hamilton Ball 23J, 16size Its in the 650,xxx range, not the early 23J type. An upper barrel jewel assembly,and Ball rachet wheel that will work on a Ball Hamilton 23J mvt. Please email me at jlac1@comcast.net if you have...
  5. JohnL

    Parts needed for Ball restoration

    I'm in need of the following parts for a ball hamilton restoration. Hamilton Ball 23J, 16size Its in the 650,xxx range, not the early 23J type. An upper barrel jewel assembly,and Ball rachet wheel that will work on a Ball Hamilton 23J mvt. Please email me at jlac1@comcast.net if you have...
  6. JohnL

    Help Trying to find a Part!

    Hello I am in need of this part for a 16s, 17J rockford indicator. This is what looks to be a double wheel. This part is in the winding indicator mechanism. I'm not sure what the technical name is for this wheel, as I don't have a parts catalog for rockfords. Any help would be appreciated in...
  7. JohnL

    Castelbuerg pocket watch

    HI Could you please describe in more detail what is written on the movement and dial, as well as the approximate size of the watch? Maybe this can tell us what type of watch it is. thanks
  8. JohnL

    Hamilton 992 "Extra"

    Can someone tell me if the Hamilton 992 "EXTRA" has the word "EXTRA" marked on the movement? The person who is selling this watch, has emailed the following response to me, to my question "is the movement marked with the word "EXTRA" "John, An extra was marked on the box not the movement. A...
  9. JohnL

    Illinois RR Watch marked w/Inspector's name

    I was wondering if anyone had any information on the persons name on this watch. Dial and movement marked : A.K Jobe Jackson, Tenn and Water Valley, Miss. Which rr lines was this person associated with? Any help would be appreciated. http://people.ne.mediaone.net/budmann/images/insp1.JPG...

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