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    American PW proper gear teeth count on pin plate waltham

    Hi fellow watchman, I have a 18 size waltham P.S. Bartlett pin plate with sn: 8,435 and a rack lever escape or point teeth escape wheel and would like to know the proper gear teeth count and pinions for this watch? It's running about 30 min. slow on the hands, but it's recording 4 min. fast...
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    INFO ON ILLINOIS 24J 18S BUNN SPECIAL

    Hi fellow collectors, I recently traded a watch for a 18 size Illinois 24j bunn special and noticed it has the letter "D" at the begining of the serial number on the plate under the dial. It's also under the balance bridge plate. Does the letter "D" before the serial number mean anything in...
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    REQUEST INFO ON T.EATON 18S WATCH

    Hi fellow collectors, I have a 18 size watch marked "the t.eaton co. limited" 17 jewel adjusted and was wondering what company made the watch? It looks like a waltham model 92 and it has a three foot dial and a one piece double roller. It has two winding exposed wheels and a recess balance...
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    INFO ON SETTING THE BEAT POINT ON FUSSE

    Hi fellow watchmakers, I'm just wondering what's the proper steps to set the proper beat point on a english type fusse? I looked over my repair books and the only thing it said was the balance wheel should have a arc of 180%, which my watch has only a 90% arc. When the watch is at rested does...
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    NEED MANUAL FOR ELMA TIMING MACHINE

    Hi fellow collectors, I just bought a elma timing machine and I am looking for a operation manual on this machine or a web site where I can download a manual. Thank you for your time and have a nice day. Sincerely, Don
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    REQUEST INFO ON WATCH

    Hi fellow collectors, I recently bought a swiss watch and would like to request some more info on the watch like when it was made and the maker. The watch dial is marked " Paul Breton, Geneva. It's approx. 55mm, 17 jewels, swiss bar style movement, wolf teeth gear, maltese cross, kw/ks from the...
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    INFO ON BULLETIN FOR MODEL 1870 CRESCENT ST.

    Hi fellow collectors, Someone told me that there has a article about the waltham model 1870 crescent st. in a recent nawwc bulletin. Can anyone tell me what bulletin or month the article about the model 1870 crescent st. was done? Thank you for your info and have a nice day. Sincerely, Don
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    REQUEST INFO ON 18S ILL. BUNN

    Hi fellow collectors, I have a 18s ill. Bunn, 15j, gold jewel settings, kw/stem wind, and lever set, gold time screws and 4 mean time screws, marked adjusted across the balance bridge, hunter case with serial number: 50,079. My question is I seen another bunn like mine with serial number 50,071...
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    Request info on seth thomas model#2

    Hi fellow collectors, I have a 18 size seth thomas model 2, nickel plates, 17 jewels, gold jewel settings, adjusted, hunter case and I would like some info on the watch like when it was made and how many of this model 2 in 17 jewels was produced? The serial number is: 558,390. The movement is...
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    REQUEST INFO ON ILL. BUNN

    Hi fellow collectors, I just bought a Ilinios 18s, 17j, gilt, open face, fifth pinion, bunn and trying to find out some more info like production numbers, what's the correct dial, year made, and so on. The serial number is: 64,169. The movement is marked "bunn" in old english and it has a heavy...
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    INFO ON STUDDING A CHESHIRE HAIRSPRING

    :smile:Hi fellow collectors, I have a cheshire model 3 and just want to know which way the hairspring goes threw the stud? Does it go into the stud clockwise or counter clockwise? Thank you for any info and have a nice day. Sincerely, Don
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    INFO ON PEORIA 18S FOR RAILWAY SERVICE

    Hi fellow collectors, I recently bought a Peoria watch co. 18s, 15j, marked "for railway service", anti-magnetic, adjusted". It's also marked on the dial " peoria watch co. for railway service". I would like to know when this watch was made and how many was made? Also is the watch adjusted to 5...
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    request info on rockford grade 900 dial hands

    :smile:Hi fellow collectors, I have a 18s rockford grade 900 and trying to find out what are the correct original hands for this watch? It currently has ex. heavy spade hands and I would like to know what hands would be correct for this grade. Thank you for your time and have a nice day...
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    REQUEST INFO ON 18S ILLINOIS WATCH

    :smile:Hi fellows collectors, I recently received a Illinois 18s, 15j, hc, and trying to find out more detail on the watch. The serial number is: 1,103,323. The movement reads" Illinois watch co. springfield, 15 jewels, safety pinion, chalmers regulator pat. 12.19.8 and it's a gilt movement with...
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    INFO ON ELGIN NAVIGATION GROUND SPEED WATCH

    :smile:Hi fellow collectors, I have a elgin navigation watch and looking for some info on the watch like what was this watch used for? It's in the original box and says on the box " watch navigation (ground speed) type A-8, serial number: A.F. 44-18707 and a date of June 22, 1945 stamped on the...
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    REQUEST INFO ON ILLIONIS 16S WATCH

    :smile:Hi fellow collectors, I just bought a Illinois 16s hunter case pocket watch and trying to find out some more info on the watch like what grade or model is the watch and what features does the watch have like gjs, etc? The movement serial number is: 3,772,645. The movement says: 19...
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    INFO ON CHRONOGRAPH WATCH

    :smile:Hi fellow collectors, I'm trying to find out some info on a chronograph pocket watch. The dial is marked "national park" and the movement is marked "swiss made and a bird inside a circle. The watch is 51mm. The movement is nickel. I was wondering what company made the watch and when it...
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    INFO ON ELGIN 18S RAILWAY TIMER

    :smile:Hi fellow collectors, I just got done looking at a elgin 18s, 17j, adj, and hunter case watch that's marked "railway timer". The serial number is: 6562346. I'm trying to find out more about the watch like how many was made that was marked "railway timer"? According to elgin records they...
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    INFO ON WALTHAM MODEL 1883, 21J SPECIAL

    :smile:Hi fellow collectors, I'm looking at a waltham 18s, 21j, model 1883 two tone and looking for more info on this watch as far as details like gjs, double roller, etc. According to the waltham data base this watch is listed as a 18s, 21j, model 1883, special but does't list any two tone...
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    INFO ON ENGLISH POCKET WATCH???

    :smile:Hi fellow collectors, I just bought a 17s fusee and trying to find out some more info on this watch. It has 7 jewels with a diamond end stone. It's marked e. fryde and under that it says "SUNDERLAND". It has a serial no. 6426. It has the dust cover over the movement and a silver case...

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