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  1. M

    ı need ınformation.

    This watch is for my grandfather who died. and we don't know the price of it. We want to get informationl. We do not know how old it is, but we think it is estimated to be 80-90 years. I apologize if I have the wrong word. my english is intermediate. thanks for helps.
  2. William Christian

    Elgin 580

    Hello all, i am new to all this so please bare with me, I have a 1944 Elgin caliber 580, I am in search of a complete balance, not one on ebay and I'm not sure if I can use one for a caliber 554, 555 or 556, I am a hobbyist and self taught, i am far from a expert in the Horology field and plus...
  3. M

    Does anyone know this watch?

    Hello all, We've recently come into possession of this watch, and we're trying to understand what the odd markings on it are and where it might have come from. We know it originates out of Central Europe and is owned by a Czech friend of ours, but we're curious about why the markings are the...
  4. 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...
  5. Ron751

    Seiko Kinetic Available !

    FREE ! I have a Seiko Kinetic watch 5M42-Oe39. I purchased it new in 1999. Never used it much..suddenly now it won’t charge properly. Case & band are in Excellent condition…… Free to the first person to claim it - PM me ONLY - don’t respond here ! Ron MINE Sample from Web photo
  6. musicguy

    Hamilton grade 942

    I recently purchased a Hamilton 18s grade 942 that went to the finishing dept. March 6, 1905. (I believe in original case) At the time it was manufactured the Hamilton 942 was widely accepted by RR's into railroad time service. It was also the highest grade 21 jewel 18 size watch Hamilton...
  7. B

    James Picard Geneva Pocketwatch

    I'm trying to find the value of this pocket watch that has been in my family a long time. It's circa 1880's and I've had a hard time finding out any information on it since the people in my family that would know anything are all dead. I appreciate the help.
  8. musicguy

    Case, Carrying, Watch, Navigation U. S. Army A. C.

    I always wanted one of these "cans" and recently acquired one. These are not rare, and I know many people here have them. It's a WW2 Era U. S. Army A. C. Master Navigation Watch protective "can" type case. Made by GEO. H Adamson Tecumseh, Michigan, U.S.A. It's very heavy for it's size, and it...
  9. G

    Watch dial Elgin 18s 3/4 plate model 8 dial (found)

    Dial found. Thank you
  10. B

    Empire City Watch Help Needed

    I have an 18 size Hunter Pocket watch that has Empire City Watch on the dial. On the movement it has: North Star and New York. The serial number is: 0617. This is the first time I have ever saw a watch made in New York by the Empire City Watch Co. Has anyone else seen one of these watches and...
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. G

    IRISH Watch & Clock Makers 1800s onwards

    Has anyone seen or owns a COCHRAN(E) Clock made by HUGH COCHRAN from Ireland. If you own one would it be possible to photograph it and send me a picture of it by attachment. My G.G.Grandfather HUGH HALL COCHRAN(E) was a watch & Clock maker from about 1800 in LURGAN, Northern Ireland. His son...
  14. 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...
  15. R

    ID help for manufacturer on Pocket Watch

    Any help greatly appreciated on identifying this watch manufacturer, date, etc.
  16. G

    Hamilton Electric Watch - 1958 Converta ???

    I have an old Hamilton electric watch - I do not have any way to open it. ITs face looks like a Converta (1958)but the Convertas in my collector book are listed as 18k for a converta 1, 14k for a converta 2 and the converta 3 and 4 do not match this watch which is 10k gf. The face with just a 12...
  17. RON in PA

    Philadelphia Watch Case Co. case

    Just obtained a 1921 vintage South Bend 227 housed in a Philadelphia Watch Case Co. gold appearing screw back case. The usual logo of the company name surrounding a crown,all within a circle, is stamped into the inside of the case back. Below the logo is the word "crown" as well as a serial...
  18. S

    Ball watch Co. Help please

    I was wondering if someone could help identify a pocket watch i have. inscribed on the movement is: Sapphire Pallets 17Jewels Serial number: 923256 Pat. DEC.8.08 Pat.Aug.18.96 Patented Nov.17.96 Trademark Official RR Standard Motor barrel Double Roller Adjusted 5 Positions Ball watch CO...
  19. R

    star case watch co.

    can't seem to get anything up on this co. have an old elgin watch, with a star case, would like info, if anyone has any
  20. S

    Bernhardt Instruments - GMT watch recommendations?

    Over the last few weeks I've become very interested in buying my first automatic watch. I can't justify a Rolex or Omega, and have been looking at the options in the $300 to $500 range. I've noticed some interesting threads here about copies, and much as I like the look of the Steinhart GMT...

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