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  1. Les harland

    Geo. carley & co. watch--how old is it?

    Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World has another entry for George Carley that ties in with Alan Gs post Carley George Diss Norfolk UK 1830 -42 then London Wilderness Row 1842 died 1879 There are other Carleys listed in Norfolk and Suffolk
  2. Les harland

    Geo. carley & co. watch--how old is it?

    Thank you John Your two trade directory entries fit nicely in the gap between the dates in the entries from Loomes I did not know if George Carley was at Ely Place
  3. Les harland

    Canadian Unknown Pocket Watch

    The case has Swiss and German Hallmarks for .800 Silver The Swiss mark, bird, was used from 1882 to 1934 The German Mark , Moon and Crown, was used from 1886 to present
  4. Les harland

    Geo. carley & co. watch--how old is it?

    Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World Lists:- Carley George & Co London 1844-51 (57-81) Carley & Clemence Ltd London Ely Place 1906-30 Makers to the Admiralty I am not sure what the figures in the brackets mean
  5. Les harland

    Roskopf

    There is a bit about Roskopf history on this site https://www.roskopfwatches.com/
  6. Les harland

    FOUND MY GRANDFATHERS POCKET can someone identify what it is

    These Hallmarks are not showing up very well PJ1982 if you can see them more clearly it might be worth trying the Online Encyclopedia of Hallmarks Silver Marks and Makers Marks https://www.925-1000.com
  7. Les harland

    Dating Watches Imported to the U.S. By Tariff Law-Required Markings

    Thanks Ethan It can be very usefull to know that a watch is not earlier than a certain date
  8. Les harland

    NEED HELP IDENTIFYING A POCKET WATCH

    The smaller mark is a Swiss Hallmark for 80% silver used from 1880 to 1934 The 800 usually appears with it
  9. Les harland

    François-Justin Vulliamy (1712-97) English cylinder circa 1765

    Rob I thought the movement would be a verge, and am glad to be proved wrong I think you got your $50 worth there
  10. Les harland

    François-Justin Vulliamy (1712-97) English cylinder circa 1765

    That is what I think as well From what I can see the case ,looks thick enough to hold one
  11. Les harland

    François-Justin Vulliamy (1712-97) English cylinder circa 1765

    If the movement is no good you have a case ready for a homeless good one
  12. Les harland

    Identifying a watch - Samuel?

    I think I may have confused Alan's picture with the one on the case To make life interesting there were two Crystal Palaces London and New York The London one was slightly earlier and was the inspiration for the US one Both burnt down
  13. Les harland

    Identifying a watch - Samuel?

    Graham It is the New York Crystal Palace I have just seen it on Youtube
  14. Les harland

    Identifying and Dating an Heirloom Watch?

    Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World Lists:- Crawford William Ballymena (Ireland) 1800-46
  15. Les harland

    New here

    Picture No 6 shows a Swiss Hallmark for -800 Silver used from 1882- 1934
  16. Les harland

    Wehrmacht ww2 pocket watch

    The peacock is a grousSwiss Hall mark for .800 silver used from 1934 to the present You can see it on:- The online encyclopedia of Silver Marks Hallmarks and Makers Marks site https://www.925-1000.com/index.html
  17. Les harland

    James Thickbroom, moonlighting?

    Loomes also lists George Thickbroom London 1832
  18. Les harland

    James Thickbroom, moonlighting?

    Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the world Lists:- Thickbroom Alfred and James London 1839 watchcases The Hallmark is London 1824-1825
  19. Les harland

    American Watch Co.?

    The face is marked "WATCH Co" I cannot see a name That could mean something
  20. Les harland

    English Verge / Fusee Watch Papers & Samplers

    Thanks Alan If I get a watchmakers address I like to look it up on Street View Sometimes the building is still there

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