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    I'm tinkering tonight and thought I would run my 1800's Anderton verge that keeps perfect time.
    I'm not sure it makes much difference when your verge with an early Tompion is in a Birmingham
    case stamped K for 1833, with capital initials of FB.

    The original case life was about 25 years and if you notice there's a wear through hole on this
    outer case hallmarked for 1833 it now resides in.

    Oops, I think wear hole is on inner case.

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    Keith - cannot remember whether the case maker was identified, so apology if this a repost.

    FB is the mark of Frederick Brown (late William Brown), Coventry. Registration at the Birmingham office - 9 January 1833. It should be in an oval cameo.

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    #353 Keith R..., May 14, 2019
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    Thanks much John, so noted for the Anderton verge case (1833).

    BTW, I think it's interesting that early American jewelers were casing loose English
    movements in solid gold cases. I have seen very few coin cased English movements
    and none in American gold filled cases, post 1859 and Jas Boss.

    I know the sterling hallmarked cases were not an issue post 1850 (RS for Ralph Samuels
    and a few others). My 1832 Lewis Samuel's is in a HM sterling case. I just don't recall
    American coin cases and English movements. A few exceptions with Rich Newman's
    Federal period watches perhaps.

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    Hi Keith,

    An interesting observation regarding the use of gold cases. Probably related to the discovery of gold in Sacramento valley in 1848, don't you think? Did that result in an upsurge in the desire to use the 'new home grown product', availability and economic factors, or simply wealth and fashion?

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    It could be John, I know my early ones are 1826, 1827 & 1834. I'd say gold had much to do with it,
    considering Sterling hallmarked cases from the UK, I've plenty of in my collection through 1867.

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    Well, my 14J Duplex is back from restoration and the 19J Josh Johnson from 1842 is back from
    service. I will know how well they withstood shipping, as of 10 PM tonight (the time I can test).
    Duplex is C&M Simon's London.

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    #357 Keith R..., May 15, 2019
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    Make that G & M Simon's London. Should've closed the right eye to the read dial.
    Ray is my right eye advisory board.;)

    Maireti Robert's was a local silversmith in NY.

    PS.........I'm still looking for an outer pair case for the V&R 1833 Simon's duplex
    inner case. The duplex is later.

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    The timed test for the Simon's duplex and the 19J Josh Johnson began at 9:14 PM. I am
    also running a test at 10:30 PM of my JB Jones Verge. So far running slow, which is a good
    thing.

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    #359 Keith R..., May 16, 2019
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    My luck must be improving!!!

    I just heard a piece of equipment being off loaded and went outside. The two loads of
    Chicken waste are being spread on at least 10 acres. This qualifies us as Organic,
    in our endeavor.

    While they were loading, I went to the watch cabinet and tackled an old Swiss 15J I've
    been meaning to get going again. The nail set was hanging up. I now can set the time
    and it's back to running in all positions. This is one of my original sidewinders and an
    American private label out of Indianapolis, Ind (about 1880). American case, warranted
    Coin Silver (54mm).

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    I'm having to re-time the Johnson beginning at 3:45 PM. The first test 8 hours in, the hour hand
    hung up with the seconds hand. Now to be fair, it arrived with minute hand and seconds hand loose
    and off their post. I reset both with tweezers, (double checked the seconds bit on the pipe).

    The hour hand was dragging across the dial face, so I adjusted the hour hand and hopefully I can
    move on. I was told it completed at +5 minutes and I will work to get it close to (+ or - 2 minutes) in
    24 hours. The duplex finished at +4 minutes, so I will leave well enough alone. The Johnson I intend
    to use as a carry watch, up to three/four days in a row, so it has to improve.

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    I moved the Josh Johnson #14903 to the Josh Johnson thread.

    As a collector I've had the opportunity to grab some great watches from 1790 to the 1850's.
    I've also had much help and support along the way. Here's to all those great contributors.

    Left to right, 1790 English cylinder, 1820 verge, 1822 14J Rack lever, 1850 17J lever.

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    I can tell this is gonna be a good day. I haven't even told Ray my news, but will send a note
    shortly.

    Today is cleaning day (the coon dog makes a mess). I also need advice, because at night that
    6 inch nose makes noise when it sleeps. What do I need, beer in the water at night, nose
    stoppers.............??

    I searched hard and found 4 to watch. Only one I'll have to get John M. to look at. You guys have
    a great day. I'll check in this evening. The watch shown is my 11J Davenport, as I will begin carrying
    it on Sundays or to Chinese food, instead of my verges. Last pic..................."Sir snoz alot".

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    #363 Keith R..., May 20, 2019
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    My every day English carry, an 11J Lever by John Ward, ca 1834 and 16 size.
    Dial is a post 1850 replacement.

    Second pic is the hound dog at 4 years old and a pic of her pal, we both inherited.

    I look forward to several watches that I'm watching for tomorrow. I'll post if I get one
    of them.

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    #364 Keith R..., May 22, 2019
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    Every now and then when I think about a particular watch, I'll research American history
    during that time. The pair cases have matching UK hallmarks for 1807. Our president was
    none other then Thomas Jefferson.

    We had an embargo and of course, the war of 1812. I enjoy having a working verge from
    this time in our history. I'll have to check a few older watches. Here's Mr. B. Roberts of
    London.

    Note, I have this one at -2 minutes in 24 hrs. About 52mm X 20mm.

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    #365 Keith R..., May 25, 2019
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    My odd ball favorites:

    I'm sure most of you guys have them. I thought I'd share some of my odd, good running and timing
    serviced watches.

    Not in order...................;

    * Mid 1800's duplex mounted in an 1833 V& R verge inner case only. (my one and only
    duplex, waiting on it's cousin to get fixed).
    * 1872 Hack watch by Henry Wolfe of Manchester. (not a chronograph, although printed
    on dial)
    * 1816 London rack lever. (one off)
    * 1820 Liverpool rack lever 14J. (one off)
    * 1790'S John Grant verge. (early seconds bit and housed in an 1834 second generation
    verge pair case)

    Should one desire to see a particular movement, search names below for the thread, or
    check pages 1 to 8 of Odd lot thread.

    Duplex/Simons
    Hack/Wolfe
    London rack/Lawrance
    Liverpool rack/Jackson
    London verge/Grant

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    Happy Memorial Day to all, for Monday!!

    I will take it easy today and use the can of Bore spray my friend brought over,
    to spray in the holes Bees have already laid their eggs in. Important, since a Red
    headed wood pecker stopped by for a visit.

    I fired up the old American Tremont today to get some run time on it. Just another
    way to enjoy our hobby. The early Tremont's used Swiss parts.

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    I must admit, both Tom M. and Allan got me looking at this maker.
    Now the case is not original, but it's one of my favorite case makers,
    Mr. A.L. Dennison.

    Now if I could just find a spare dial for this 52MM watch, I'd be happy.

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    I'm knee deep trying to inspire my fellow farmer to team with me for a
    productive crop. So I may slow up a bit on posting, but I'll soak in all that
    hits the board.

    You guys have been great teachers. Movement pic is pre-service. BTW, it
    times even with sat time in 24hrs.

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    BTW, not all sellers are knowledgeable like Jeff H. Just saw one listed as 1738,
    but clearly is the Tompion to Bosley transition verge movement, 1810-1820.

    Come to this site and learn first.

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    #370 Keith R..., Jun 4, 2019
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    Here's another watch I use to check and do test runs with, on my fusee's.

    **Edit, the 1842 Josh Johnson #14903, completed -40 seconds/24hrs to my
    Saltzman lever.

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    I enjoy the dial differences between periods. The first pic is my 1818 Josh Johnson rack dial and
    the second pic is an 1873 Cornell dial.

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    Running my old Sam Kellet today, circa 1849. Yes, timed on fast at service.

    PS...........Ray's doing fine.

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    I use Sundays for watch tinkering. Tomorrow I will adjust #14201 Johnson currently about +3 minutes and
    this Kellet watch at +4 minutes in 24. I'll put them back and then wait until I'm ready to test. Now the one
    movement is not a Liverpool product, so I'll start out slow on the adjustment to see what one increment does,
    (maybe 2).

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    Well, it's Sunday. I barely touched the reg arm on the Kellet watch and it jumped 3 clicks.

    But she's timing away beautifully with the 15J Saltzman. I'm probably 10 seconds behind
    at the start, because the cat was whining and it distracted me.

    My good friend and fellow farmer stopped by and we had a great visit. He thinks out of the
    box and so it's great when we can talk on the porch or the farm.

    I'm not sure about the rest of the country, but we're getting your water (rain). Here is the
    Saltzman and it's freshly timed fusee lever.

    Edit.............Circa 1861 and 1849.

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    So far so good!! It's even with the Saltzman.

    PS........Swiss watch, the pendant release if the back spring works.

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    G'day Keith,
    Enjoying seeing your collection; was struck by the similarities between your Tremont and my 1877 American Watch Co., esp. in regards the top plate (though mine's only got a jeweled balance).
    Cheers
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    #377 Keith R..., Jun 10, 2019
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    Here are watches I display as my Pre-Civil war era and Civil war era.

    From left to right I have,

    1834 17J Taylor & Co., 1850 17J Oliver Gerrish, 1853 JF Pitkin 7J, 1855 15J Swiss
    1859 E Howard 15J, 1861 A Saltzman, 1861 MI Tobias, 1864 WM Ellery, 1864 AT & Co. 15J.

    *Case #1 American made gold, Case #8 Sterling, case #9 Jas Boss 1863 GF.

    If counting 4 English, 2 Swiss, 3 Americans.

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    #378 Keith R..., Jun 11, 2019
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    Ray P. the guy might be elusive, but always there when needed!

    I spotted one like this, I'll have to keep an eye on it. I sent a cpl
    of pics to some friends to look at. I think I have a gold minute hand
    if it fits 52MM (should if not to far off period). This 1860 (last pic).

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    Liverpool Runner as explained by Oliver Mundy.

    Is anything known about the distinctive layout of the train wheels in certain British movements of the period 1825-1860
    (roughly speaking) which is known as the 'Liverpool runner'? (For those not yet familiar with it, the essential quality of this
    is that, if you view the movement with the backplate uppermost, the third wheel is located nearest the barrel, followed in
    clockwise order by the fourth wheel, the escape-wheel and the lever - this being the exact opposite of the more usual
    arrangement wherein the lever is closest to the barrel. By Oliver Mundy

    I offer the first pic which is a Liverpool runner and the second pic, a conventional train, with both being 17 jewels.



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    BTW, I wound up with a pair case that will fit my Roskell rack. I had been hoping to get the
    Verge going that's in it, but my Jones verge get's first shot at restoration.

    So for now, it will be an 1812 Roskell in an 1821 Pair case. Denis sent me some pins
    with the last watch he worked on. So my Sunday task.

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    Rat's, my Saltzman mainspring let go, after a couple years of good service. I will
    run my Howard series III with a center rack regulator in it's stead. It was serviced
    some time back and does an excellent job. So two Howard series III's can now
    fill in as time keepers.

    My English repairs are far more costly then Going Barrel American 15J levers.
    I'll only run an English watch enough to keep it lubed going forward.


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    I switched to a 15J Sterling..............not coin, it's AT&Co 15J in a hallmarked AL Dennison 2nd
    generation case, 1887.

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    Our buddy Ray is fine, clear sailing on his routine CT scan, of late. He's ahead of me
    on watch work, I'll start mine tomorrow.

    My 31 year old daughter and my Grand daughter are moving in with me in KY. She
    is leaving an abusive relationship and this will be good for my 6 year old little farmer.
    I'll wait and go to the grocery store, (so I'll know how many boxes of "Lucky
    Charms" I have to stock up on and gallons of milk).

    Now back to rack levers.

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    I have a wooden pine box with a lid I keep movements with locking dust caps in.

    I wound up the Roskell Rack from 1812 and it's equal in time to the 15J AT&Co, shown in
    post # 383 after 24 hours. Not bad for an early Rack. When it runs down, I'll see if I can
    case it in the 1821 Pair case I mentioned earlier.

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    I'll wait until companies gone to case the rack. Both my old "mom in law" and my daughter
    have to sit where I sit. My definition of careful now extends to "just wait".

    BTW, I'll put up a pic of the retriever dog. If it's a retriever, I'm a jet plane pilot.

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    My pine box with the lid for movements or watches. One can see the 1812 Roskell
    rack lever, a Tremont, 1870 Ny, 1864 E Howard and an 1864 AT&Co.

    Also the new dog is a "Service dog" for my 8 year old Grand daughter and looks like
    any good Mutt, fit for any family (and not a retriever).

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    Well, it's a short version of a Labrador Retriever. Nice easy going pooch (Porker).

    I am watch tinkering today. I just got in my Thomas Russell 17J from 1846 and I'll fire it up
    at 7:13 PM EST tonight and test run it.

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    Hi Keith,

    Slightly off topic:

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    GSD, Labrador and latest addition, cocker spaniel, (14 weeks).

    Regards.

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    Off Topic...............Good looking dogs Graham!! I'm familiar with the first two breeds
    and aware of the English Cocker Spaniels (a smart breed).

    Two out of almost 3, is a close match. My Shepard is a Long Haired version (full blooded).
    She has one male long haired sibling from the same litter. The new "service dog" is obviously
    a mix that would include Labrador retriever, but the dog weighs about 45 Ibs and is only 6 inches
    below my knee.

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    Ahh.....a new concept. I will now use my pine box for test watches. All watches shown in the box are serviced
    and keep time within seconds per day, (not minutes). So whatever watch to test, will go up with one selected in the
    Pine Box. Todays test, finalize timing on the Thomas Russell 17J runner up with Roskell rack #7414 just having
    the reg arm moved back to mid scale.

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    I completed at - 2 minutes in 24 hrs on the Thomas Russell 17J Liverpool runner. The reg
    arm is now at mid scale between Slow & Fast.

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    I will include purchasing early movements that are good time keepers, with dials, hands and
    dust caps, such as this MI Tobias movement. This one at 17 Jewels with a cream dial, I began
    timing today at 11:03 AM EST.

    Having watched Ray (Omexa) over the years, this is a cost effective way to acquire working
    scarce time pieces from early watch makers of England. This also may be a way to match
    available period cases I own to these orphaned movements.

    My wooden pine box with lid, can effectively house these movements to protect from dust and
    damage, allowing me to utilize them also in the timing of other watches. Note, this example has
    a gold hour hand that was slightly bent when I bought it.

    SN# 19688 Circa 1838. Note, gold bimetallic balance wheel known for the US market.

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    Sunday is my tinkering day. I managed to get my second duplex running and timing in the vertical
    position from a hook (currently 6 hours and counting). I had troubles with it when it was first shipped
    and I had set it aside in the China cabinet.

    I will get it sorted out and then run a timed test for it's 24 hour run. This gives me two duplexes to
    include the Simons.

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    #395 Keith R..., Jun 23, 2019
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    The Simon's duplex was recently serviced by The Last Wind Up, Bozeman MT. I currently
    have after timing it, + 3 minutes in 24. I'll try for +2.

    The watch is in a Vale & Rotherman 1830's inner case. This one of course is 14 ruby
    Jewels.


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    #396 Keith R..., Jun 24, 2019
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    Coming from the American side, I used to get upside down on a replaced case. After dealing with
    English/American cased watches, I got to see it all. Cases if used wear out. I was fortunate to pick
    up this 1790's English cylinder in an 1850's American coin case for an early John Dwerrihouse. I
    would guess the original case was also American. Most did not bid thinking Dutch Fake. I even did
    a thread calling it a Dutch fake.

    The English escape wheel was a tell.

    My first cylinder that was less then 1 minute in 24 hours. My Barwise cylinder still needs service.

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    #397 Keith R..., Jun 25, 2019
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    So I send a seller a question on a watch they say, "seems to work". RED FLAG.

    "Look at pictures of the back of the watch, clearly you can see it runs".............it's a VERGE,
    in a swing out pair case.

    Stick key in, turn counter clockwise one turn, gently swing back & forth....does it tick?
    I guess it depends on, would one gamble on a 200 year old paper weight? The wheel in
    the one in question, obscured by the cock in the photo.


    On the home front, Ray's doing fine. I'm not so sure about the clock he's working on though.

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    #398 Keith R..., Jun 26, 2019
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    An update on Ray...............he got that DANG clock going!

    Monster clock too.

    Good news, I've got the second duplex now timing on it's back, after a full day run
    hanging from a hook. So this will be my second working duplex.

    Given I have the Dwerrihouse cylinder (accurate), I will move the 1808 Barwise cylinder
    to the top of the schedule for New Hampshire service.

    I'm trying to complete what I believe to be a European collection, as a minimum.

    1. Early verges, Doctors verge (seconds bit), English Cylinder, Duplex, Rack levers,
    Levers, pocket chronometers and a chronograph. Note, I'm speaking to Fusee's but do
    have a couple of Going Barrels. The 1808 Barwise (cylinder) is a re-case in an inner lever
    pair case from 1834.


    Edit......PS....The MI Tobias movement #19xxx, finished at +30 sec/24hrs. Ref post #393.

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    Fantastic thread Keith - many thanks. But I can see myself spending far too much time on its browsing! That Grant is especially nice. Kind regards, David.
     
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    I've been outside of sorts, trying to get setup with the new crop on the farm

    Thanks to all who browse and participate. I noticed my two E Howards were
    about 5 minutes fast this morning, so I fired up my Ulph verge from 1820 and
    my New York Going Barrel from 1872, while the Howard's take a rest.

    Ray's doing fine and banging away on clocks.

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