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  1. Travler1

    I bit the bait on this one

    Doctor Jon, You have explained and filled in for me the missing link. I have previously been quite confused by the term 1/2 chronometer....and in all my reading never discovered its meaning other than ambiguous references to makers or timekeeping .... I believe I once read a half chronometer...
  2. Travler1

    Roskell-Re-visited

    Hello Allan, Once again, I salute you for the documentation of Roskell and other fine English makers ...it appears to me, that you will be quite an asset in helping members bracket and time stamp a movement via the newly discovered repair logs. Well done mate. I haven’t taken the time...
  3. Travler1

    I bit the bait on this one

    Hi there, Marty, I did search NAWCC-Edward Ashley previous to my purchase, your thread/comments and your watches by Ashley .cemented my purchase. Thank you. Have you performed any serial number vrs. date stamp research ? Graham, I always look forward to your assistance and a pleasure to...
  4. Travler1

    I bit the bait on this one

    I hope everyone enjoys this watch ....I am over the moon. I do have a few questions for my learned friends . I’m at a loss for the case maker and my guess would be 1891 on the London date stamp. The balance seems special as it has what I consider chronometer attributes ...including 2...
  5. Travler1

    Up-Down power reserve indicator

    And a second WI watch with dial moving instead of the hand which is fixed ....I assume this is a WI indicator watch as the 24 hour mark hash Mark is larger than the others ...
  6. Travler1

    Up-Down power reserve indicator

    A better photo for above
  7. Travler1

    Up-Down power reserve indicator

    I believe that in post #19 Keith R has shown us photos of two dials which give clue to the actual difference between a WI and a PRI feature in operation . If I understand correctly the PRI dial only indicates where the hand should travel when set up correctly and then wound fully and runs...
  8. Travler1

    Nicole-Nielsen Regulator Dial Chronograph for Sam Hammond

    Hi Tom ...on the subject of Hector Golay ....is that the same person as H Golay who is listed in Kew Records as an adjuster ...if so around 1902 he was placing English watches in the top 50 Kew results and his entries took first and second place that year.... a pretty mean feat. other than...
  9. Travler1

    Nicole-Nielsen Regulator Dial Chronograph for Sam Hammond

    And a calendar chronograph .....signed Golay ! Oops wrong Golay. This house of Golay Lerrsche is one of my favorites ....they placed a lot of emphasis on beauty when finishing a movement
  10. Travler1

    Nicole-Nielsen Regulator Dial Chronograph for Sam Hammond

    Ethan &Tom ....nice ! Hope u don’t mind if I wedge in, with another chronograph ...I’m not sure how to call this dial ....a modified regulator ? Notice the vanity jewel ?
  11. Travler1

    A James Hoddell Chronometer

    Hi Ethan ...your Rossel detent balance is breathtaking ....” che bello sono inamorata” please whisper those words upon taker her out for a wind ....in my humble classification a bee hive ......much respect
  12. Travler1

    Up-Down power reserve indicator

    Now i understand ....thank you so much for taking the time to explain in detail ...John
  13. Travler1

    A James Hoddell Chronometer

    Hi Graham ...here are the photos u requested also a photo of a different watch that I bailed out of lock up to research this weekend. There is no question that this other watches Spring is helical ....a vertical column. I’m not sure about the Hoddell spring I obviously confused spring...
  14. Travler1

    A James Hoddell Chronometer

    Hello Benjamin ...thank you for the compliments on my watch ...I will post extra shots of the balance in my response to Graham following this. As far as chronometer on cuvette ...it does appear a tad early for English Chronometers in my limited experience ....as there were no swiss levers...
  15. Travler1

    A James Hoddell Chronometer

    Wow John. Spectacular Hoddell ....thanks for sharing as it’s also help with year and searial number for my US cased Hoddell ...
  16. Travler1

    Up-Down power reserve indicator

    Thank you Viclip . On a 30 hour power reserve indication watch when fully wound ....the indicator will display UP ....however the next number(s) indicated while the spring is unwinding sequentially would be 24 18 12 6 And when the PRI hand is at 6 ....there would be 6 hours of...
  17. Travler1

    Up-Down power reserve indicator

    What an excellent post ....thank you Steven for bringing this subject to light. I am confused ....as I had lumped both types of indicators into the UP/Down category. completely in the dark, of the separation of functions between WI and PRI ....I’m thinking that it might be like the gas gauge...
  18. Travler1

    A James Hoddell Chronometer

    Ehhhhhhh ....sugar Graham I must apologize again ... as I walked away from my original post to you and upon returning ....I did not think that the post had been sent So I edited that post ..unfortunately I didn’t edit my first post ......as It had already posted ...somehow I quoted...
  19. Travler1

    A James Hoddell Chronometer

    Hi Graham ...apologizes for the errant photo. I always appreciate your thoughts/knowledge ....did u notice the dial appeared to have goldbug termites ,,,a heavy handed treatment ! PS I’m not understanding your balance comment as the spring is helical ......and drumroll ...got some platinum...