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by randy van
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Longest award Watch. What do you have?
Replies: 13
Views: 1407

Re: Longest award Watch. What do you have?

Jerry, particularly like the Waltham pocket watch inscription; I was a "paper boy" for the Detroit Free Press in approximately 1963-64. I didn't get a watch when I "retired" from that gig.
by randy van
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Blind man’s cushion
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: Blind man’s cushion

Since we don't have a "like" button, I'll just say I like your blind man's cushion!
by randy van
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Oxford
Replies: 17
Views: 1350

Re: Oxford

Looks fantastic!
by randy van
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW November 4th thru 9th 2018?
Replies: 27
Views: 994

Re: WRUW November 4th thru 9th 2018?

My itchy fingers came VERY close to bidding on that watch; happy you got it, Pat.
by randy van
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Gruen Watch Forum
Topic: My Gruen display
Replies: 7
Views: 1064

Re: My Gruen display

You have inspired me, Tank! I have a similar display that is a bit worse for wear. I will try your clean up method. I am stumped, though, by the pocket watch area, which is inscribed "Display copy card or pocket watch on velvet watch pad". Where would I find a "velvet watch pad?" You appear to have ...
by randy van
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello Old Friends
Replies: 9
Views: 649

Re: Hello Old Friends

It seems like a lot of new collectors - meaning mostly young - are in the Facebook Hamilton/Illinois/etc groups. Most may be unaware of VWF. I will try to put some links to information contained here, which hopefully will get some to see the huge amount of knowledge and experience on this site. We a...
by randy van
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Electric Desk Clock
Replies: 15
Views: 1495

Re: Electric Desk Clock

Mark, those tie pins & tacks are very interesting. They must have been part of a quarter century club program, since we know Hamilton gave employees a watch after a certain amount of time - 15 years perhaps?
by randy van
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton and early aviation
Replies: 10
Views: 996

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: 621

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: 1114

Re: WRUW TODAY, July 15-21?

Dunkirk for me today
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