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steve_s

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Hello to all I just joined today and need advice. I just purchased a vintage pocket watch which arrived today. It is an 1875 vintage Illinois, Model 1, Grade Miller, key wind. The watch is missing it's crystal and it does not run. I wound it as far as I dared as I didn't want to overwind but nothing. It obviously needs a cleaning/lubrication but I need to know some good watch repair businesses. I recently got scammed off the interned and I am a little leery about picking a business off the web.

Can anyone recommend a good repair/restoration business?
 

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Hello to all I just joined today and need advice. I just purchased a vintage pocket watch which arrived today. It is an 1875 vintage Illinois, Model 1, Grade Miller, key wind. The watch is missing it's crystal and it does not run. I wound it as far as I dared as I didn't want to overwind but nothing. It obviously needs a cleaning/lubrication but I need to know some good watch repair businesses. I recently got scammed off the interned and I am a little leery about picking a business off the web.

Can anyone recommend a good repair/restoration business?
No worries mate. You won't get interned here.

This forum has ample well regarded people whom will assuredly assist.
 
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Hello to all I just joined today and need advice. I just purchased a vintage pocket watch which arrived today. It is an 1875 vintage Illinois, Model 1, Grade Miller, key wind. The watch is missing it's crystal and it does not run. I wound it as far as I dared as I didn't want to overwind but nothing. It obviously needs a cleaning/lubrication but I need to know some good watch repair businesses. I recently got scammed off the interned and I am a little leery about picking a business off the web.

Can anyone recommend a good repair/restoration business?
My friend sent a watch to RGM Watch Co. for a full service. He was (and continues to be after 3 years) completely delighted with the work they did. He highly recommends RGM for any watch work.

Woody
 

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