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by randy van
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton and early aviation
Replies: 10
Views: 758

Re: Hamilton and early aviation

I wish we had a "like" button! Nice add.
by randy van
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Vintage Hamilton on Facebook, I am told
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: Vintage Hamilton on Facebook, I am told

There are a couple of groups; here is another Hamilton group on Facebook. They require you to apply for membership, no selling, etc. Several members here are also in that group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/327462217598779/
by randy van
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW TODAY, July 15-21?
Replies: 14
Views: 799

Re: WRUW TODAY, July 15-21?

Dunkirk for me today
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by randy van
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Knock, Knock, Who’s There? Hamilton Bentley!
Replies: 9
Views: 573

Re: Knock, Knock, Who’s There? Hamilton Bentley!

Congratulations on your find. As far as the period correct strap goes, look at the Hamilton catalog images from 1937-39. They all show the Bentley with a pig skin strap. It takes a 5/8" size. Here's mine, with a vintage pig skin strap. You should be able to find one without too much difficulty at a ...
by randy van
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: July Incoming 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 435

Re: July Incoming 2018

Yes Jim, my YGF Palisade has a Kriesler band on it. The tri-fold clasp looks like your WGF band. I remember we discussed this a few years ago, maybe at Mark's?
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by randy van
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Damaskeening
Replies: 6
Views: 392

Re: Damaskeening

VERY cool
by randy van
Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: Re: WRUW 6/10/18 thru 6/16/2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1944

Re: WRUW 6/10/18 thru 6/16/2018

18K Tiffany & Co Meadowbrook today
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by randy van
Wed May 30, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Armored case by Fahys trench watch
Replies: 9
Views: 674

Re: Armored case by Fahys trench watch

Thank you very much, Jack, for the information on the case and movement. Your information does nicely tie everything together. Military watches, if this is categorized as such, are out of my normal wheelhouse. I bought this watch to add to my Illinois collection to represent a very early Illinois wr...
by randy van
Sat May 26, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 5/20 through 5/26/2018?
Replies: 32
Views: 1705

Re: WRUW 5/20 through 5/26/2018?

GGF Jolly Roger for Saturday
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by randy van
Sat May 26, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Armored case by Fahys trench watch
Replies: 9
Views: 674

Re: Armored case by Fahys trench watch

Here you go, Jack. Also, after this was posted I noticed the bezel needed to be aligned so the numerals on the dial could be read.
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