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I was walking past a fairly expensive car recently and saw that the chrome plating was coming off the trim.
When I got close enough to look at it,...
The density test seems to be the safest one to the amber.
I did watch this video.....
"Fossils are formed in a number of different ways, but most are formed when a plant
or animal dies in a watery environment and is...
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What you have is commonly called a Swiss Fake
Again thanks for sharing your inherited watch.
You should make some notes(and keep them with the watch) of who owned it before you
so that when...
Recently I have picked up 3 small pocket watches(only two shown for now).
Here are the two small Waltham's:
The 1946 6/0-C size Nun's watch I...
Can post a better picture of the entire movement(the works)
Try taking the photos outside where there is a lot of light. Even in the shade...
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You have a very nice looking Waltham, Grade: Vanguard, Made in approx. 1945...
Nice little Hamilton in factory case. I have picked up a few small
watches myself recently.
Since the movement is Swiss maybe there will be better identification
of the movement itself in the European section of the forum.
Nice looking dial, hands and movement.
This answer from Rick sums it up. Unfortunately some ebay sellers say a lot of misleading things.
I don't hang my watches on hooks so I haven't observed that phenomenon either but I have noticed that some
of my watches in my display case...
What was the NAWCC like 56 years ago.
An older post that discuss "Extra"
Hamilton 992 "Extra"
Get rid of the yellowed plastic crystal asap
they do horrible things to the hands.
Tim I'll leave this here for you till tonight then I'm going to
move it to watch repair.
I would "guess" that a jeweler put "Extra" on both the movement and the case.
Very interesting. I have seen engravings on Elgins that don't belong...
Thats a nice looking Hamilton 16 size 21 jewel Grade 992 that
would have been been accepted for use on many Railroad lines.
I'm not familiar with these?