• The online Bulletins and Mart and Highlights are currently unavailable due to a failure of a network piece of equipment. We are working to replace it and have the Online publications available as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

pocket

  1. Diane

    English Graves watch

    I have a family watch that isn't working and I would like to find out more about it. It looks like a pocket watch in 14k gold casing. The inscription in the case is S(?)G Graves. Swiss made. With a number of symbols validating the 14k gold. Repairers here in Australia have said it was too...
  2. MuseChaser

    "Majesti" with Ronda quartz movement?

    One of the first gifts my wife gave me, back when we were dating in the late 1970s, was what I believe was an inexpensive pocket watch labeled "Majesti" with "Swiss" and "Quartz" stamped on the face. It stopped working decades ago, and battery replacements didn't work. I've saved it all these...
  3. C

    $ Coin Silver Pocket Watch Identification

    I recently was presented with a couple of pocket watches that belonged to my grandfather. One of the pieces has no manufacturing name but a few interesting markings plus an engraving on the inner case. I am just looking to identify this so that I can do more research about its age, lineage...
  4. D

    Audemar Piguet pocket watch research

    Hello, A firend has inherited some family heirlooms and one of the items of interest is a pocket watch she currently has encased in a frame with photos of a relative she believes the watch belonged to. As the relative was a well-known civil war Brigadier General, she believes it is from the time...
  5. W

    Hampden Keywind Pocket Watch

    Is it nickel plated or gilded? This sounds like a private label contract watch made by Hampden - or possibly its predecessor, the New York Watch Company (then a dial switch). A photo of the movement would help place it.
  6. LloydB

    Help Identify -- Ricordo Pocket Watch

    Based on your information, it is probably a Swiss pin-set (also called 'nail-set') woman's watch... If you can post a jpeg of the movement (works), someone here may be able to give you an idea of its approximate age, etc.
  7. E

    does the NAWCC HAVE A CLINIC FOR POCKET WATCH ABUSE?

    AT WHAT POINT DO YOU ADMIT YOU NEED HELP? THAT THIS WATCH ADDICTION YOU HAVE IS COSTING YOU YOUR FSMILY, FREINDS,. YOU START MISSING WORK TO GO CRUISE THE PAWN SHOPS.ITS NOT FOR ME BUT I HAVE A FREIND WHO SPENDS EVERY WAKING HOUR IN SEARCH OF THAT GREAT DEAL WHERE HE COULD TURN A PROFIT,BUT THEN...
  8. R

    ID help for manufacturer on Pocket Watch

    Any help greatly appreciated on identifying this watch manufacturer, date, etc.
  9. J

    Waltham Pocket Wathes

    A question for anyone in the know. I have 2 vintage Waltham Pocket Watches. One is a gold-tone (no 14k markings), with a gold face and roman numerals. The serial number dates it to around 1918. 17 jewels. The second is silver, dates to around 1897 or 1898. White face with black numbers. Also...
  10. K

    Faver Gold Double pocket watch

    I have located some watches from an estate in eastern Canada. Unfortunatly living in Alberta all I have to go by is the owners wifes word and a friend to inspect them that realy does not know a lot about watches. So I am asking the forum for some good advice. One of the watches is a 1922 gold...
  11. P

    Pocket Watch carried by Priests.

    I have a pocket watch that has no name but has an anget on the face(background) and a full face of jesus on the back. How can I find out more about it? I will appreciate any info. Thank You.
  12. M

    Identification of Square Pocket Watch

    image Kindly someone try and identify the above watch? Masaoud
  13. J

    illinois pocket watch

    i have an illinois pocket watch not sure of year or size i took the back off of it and it says 17 jewels illinois watch co. springfield and had a number 2983560 the back cover says i think fahys 20 years guaranteed and had number 967972 and possibly a zero at the end over all the watch is in...
  14. L

    Help on identifying Movado Pocket Watch

    Hi, I have a Movado Pocket watch, the movement is marked as follows: Movado Factories, Swiss Made, unadjusted, seventeen jewels, AR & FS, and under the balance are the numbers 540 (maybe serial no.). Its case is marked Movado,Wordsworth, 14kt Gold, T617289 and 45483. I was wondering if anyone...
  15. D

    Pocket watch crown case taps

    I have a pocket watch case that the threads are mess up in the case, does anyone know where you can buy a tap to chase the threads? Thanks David
  16. C

    Pocket Chronometer

    The following Le Roy & Fils chronometer (French) clearly has a swiss movement. Can anyone point me in the direction of the likely movement maker. I understand makers of movements with detent escapements were not as common as those for other escapements. Any features that help with an approximate...
  17. C

    Post YOUR Pocket Watch Chains/Fobs

    I just picked up the following at an outdoor antique market mostly for the matching case and chain. The watch and chain are silver, rose gold (chain links and hunter cover shield) and niello. The chain links are particularly interesting as each has been engraved and...
  18. R

    Aero pocket watches?

    Does anyone know anything about Aero (swiss)mechanical pocket watches? I know they either use unitas 6497, 0r 6498 movements, but nothing else. Thanks John
  19. A

    What is this pocket watch that my grandmother gave me??

    My Grandmother gave me a La Selle pocket watch. I have been looking for the same model online, but have been unsuccessful finding it or similar watches. Discription: Gold, 17 jewels, premier #280267. Is this watch worth fixing up? I plan to keep it in my family either way for sentimental...
  20. G

    Waltham pocket watch

    I was given my grandfathers watch a number of years ago, a full hunter, gold Waltham pocket watch. It has sat in a drawer in a leather pouch for the last 40 years and although I will probably never use it, it would be good to know more about it. As a complete novice, the first problem I have is...

Forum statistics

Threads
168,904
Messages
1,473,866
Members
48,649
Latest member
steveal
Encyclopedia Pages
1,060
Total wiki contributions
2,955
Last update
-