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Watch Parts and Service Sources

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Disclaimer: The NAWCC has no commercial affiliation with any of these parts sources or service persons, and the listings herein do not represent any recommendation or warranty. This list is made available as a public service to assist our users to obtain uncommon and highly specialized chronometer parts and services. All transactions must be conducted privately and are at your own risk. Should any problems be encountered please report the to the forum Moderator.

This is a list of parts sources that have been updated by S. Derek (8_2020).

For American Pocket Watch Parts I usually start with these suppliers:

Bob McKnight - used PW parts (jewels, setting parts, wheels, hands, etc.)

Brian Cavanaugh - used PW parts (jewels in settings, setting parts, wheels, hands, etc.)

Cas-ker - new jewels in settings, staffs, reproduction hands

Dave's Watch Parts – staffs, used parts, hands

Eckcell’s- staffs, mainsprings, reproduction hands

McCaw's - staffs, some jewels in settings, reproduction hands

Jules Borel –staffs, mainsprings, reproductions hands

Twin City Supply- staffs, mainsprings, reproduction hands

Watch Parts Suppliers

Barton and Chase Supply house- Watch Part and Replacements for Philadelphia | Barton & Chase Inc. (800) 333-1961 Swiss wristwatch and some American Pocket watch parts.

Brian Cavanaugh- good source for American Pocket watch parts: pwpartsetc@pwatch.com

Cas-ker Cas-Ker Watchmaker and Jeweler Supplies | Page 1 of 1 large selection of new wristwatch parts, new tools, American pocket watch parts email contact casker@casker.com To order individual Watch Parts please Call 1.800.487.0408 or Fax 1.800.487.5848

Dave's Watch Parts- mainsprings, crystals (including hard to find bullseye crystals), parts for American pocket watches, parts movements, hands, watchmaker's tools.
Dave's Watch Parts and Tools or e-mail to: dave@daveswatchparts.com

Eckcells -Supply house with website: Parts for Watches - Eckcells - Watch Materials and Tools - MA & NH some hard to find parts for vintage watches.
email contact eckcells@gmail.com

Esslingers-Supply house with website Esslinger Watchmakers Tools and Watch Parts some hard to find parts for vintage watches. email contact
Tel (651) 452-7180
Fax (651) 452-4298

Jules Borel- http://www.julesborel.com Some American pocket watch parts-Many American PW staffs and mainsprings. large selection of American PW staffs (you must know original part number) large selection of new wristwatch parts, new tools, etc. email contact orders@julesborel.com Order Desk: 800.776.6858 • Order Fax: 800.776.6862 • Office: 816.421.6110 Low shipping costs-WEBSITE IS AN EXCELLENT RESOURCE FOR PARTS INTERCHANGABILITY!
Their catalog is available online, but you'll have to call and set up an account before they will ship your order.

Lancaster Horological Supply
Lancaster Horological Supply | eBay Stores
19 S. State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2410
Lancaster PA
p: 717 721 6138

McCaw's http://www.mccawcompany.com/products.htm Many American Pocket Watch parts, staffs, mainsprings, many hard to find American Pocket Watch parts
They will usually ship the same day - low shipping costs.
email contact info@mccawcompany.com

Movado Group: Ebel, Concord, ESQ, Coach, Hugo Boss, Juicy Couture, Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste. 1-800-810-2311

Otto Frei- Otto Frei Call 1-510-832-0355 For Watch Parts many hard to find Omega parts. Some kits to build your own watch, new parts, movements, etc.
email contact
Otto Frei also sells some hairsprings for Illinois pocket watches.

Barry Hanstein's site, HourMinSec: http://www.watchesbyhourminsec.com (NAWCC member #0158051) great selection of PW parts:

Primrose Supplies Inc.
2529 S. State St. - Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
Tel: 1-877-296-1025
Fax: 1-801-365-3874
Primrose Supplies Movements

Scotch Watch Parts: Scotchwatch watch parts,Omega,Rolex,Valjoux,IWC,Fred Piguet, Chrono Rolex, Omega, Longines, etc. Many parts for Swiss pocket watches.

tbob45@aol.com- Bob McKnight - American Pocket Watch Parts (bought out Uncle Larry's in Canada) some hard to find parts.

Twin City supply house http://www.twincitysupply.net/about.html some hard to find parts.
email contact twincitysupply@msn.com

Case Repair

Pocket and Wrist Watch Case Repair Wuischpard & Son http://www.watchcaserepair.com

Pocket Watch Case Repair William Fassler & Co. http://www.pocketwatchcaserepair.com

Pocket Watch Repair

Doug Shumans - Complicated pocket watch repair - dshumans@gmail.com

Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup

American Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup (just click on the manufacturer in the drop-down menu): Elgin Pocket Watch Serial Numbers Lookup: Identification, Value, & Database

Elgin Watches: [ELGIN] Pocket Watch Serial Numbers: Date, Grade, Jewels

Hamilton (you must be a NAWCC member and be logged in for this resource ) Hamilton Serial Number Search | National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, Inc.

Hampden (click on Hampden on the page that pops up) NAWCC Chapter 149 - Early American Watch Club - Data Base Research

Rockford (click on Rockford on the page that pops up) NAWCC Chapter 149 - Early American Watch Club - Data Base Research

South Bend (click on South Bend on the page that pops up) NAWCC Chapter 149 - Early American Watch Club - Data Base Research

Waltham (includes links to the original hand-written records) - http://nawccinfo.nawcc.org/LookupSN.php

Other Serial Number Lookup References:

Gruen - new Gruen dating method using serial number from movement

Gruen- new Gruen dating method using style number from case

Illinois 12 size lookup (thank you Jim Carrol)

IWC International Watch Company

Elgin Parts List and Cross Reference:

Elgin parts list and cross reference. This will allow you to type in the grade of your Elgin pocket watch, and show you all the part numbers for the various parts. You can also type in a part number and get a list of all grades using that part number. (thank you Clint Kleen!)
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