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by GJH
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: AVOID like the Plague! NOT a REAL Depollier Product
Replies: 9
Views: 1529

Re: AVOID like the Plague! NOT a REAL Depollier Product

Stan, Thanks for the information on this watch. This is not my watch and I have no bids on it. With this said, I don’t see a lot changed and now that the correct information is out there, a listing should normally be updated. I am sure Tony will do this, knowing there are discrepancies in the listin...
by GJH
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Does this dial look original?
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Re: Does this dial look original?

Hey Gabe,

Quite tough to see from the photo,
But... if it is from Fred, He normally states the dial condition
including refinished.
If there is a date on the back it is "usually" original as a rule
of thumb. If there is a 3 or 4 digit number code on the back,
it is most likely a redial.

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by GJH
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Vintage Watch Sign 1870
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Vintage Watch Sign 1870

Hey Folks Just thought I would show the folks here a cool Tin
Sign from the Illinois Watch Company (1870)
There are 3 known examples and this is thought to be
the earliest Ad they used.
Enjoy.

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by GJH
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Depollier- Finally Back
Replies: 7
Views: 744

Re: Depollier- Finally Back

Great looking watch. What makes then difficult? Joel Thanks folks! The problem with the Depollier has always been the crown and the stem. The original "Sealant" around the crown was a cork like substance that pressed around the stem sleeve when tightened. This would rot out over time and moisture w...
by GJH
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: New Illinois
Replies: 4
Views: 521

Re: New Illinois

Super Admiral Evans!!!
They came with fixed and Swivel Lugs.

Nice!

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by GJH
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Depollier- Finally Back
Replies: 7
Views: 744

Depollier- Finally Back

It was a long time on this restoration, but finally got my Depollier
back and running strong. These are incredibly difficult to work on
and this one was no exception. Thanks for the nice job Jesse.
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by GJH
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 11/25/18 Thru 12/01/18
Replies: 20
Views: 1259

Re: WRUW 11/25/18 Thru 12/01/18

Depollier Today.

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by GJH
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Have you guy's seen one of these?
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Re: Have you guy's seen one of these?

What size movement is it Mark?
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by GJH
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW November 4th thru 9th 2018?
Replies: 27
Views: 2117

Re: WRUW November 4th thru 9th 2018?

Jolly Roger GGF Today...

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by GJH
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Illinois Square Cut Corner!!
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: Illinois Square Cut Corner!!

Please post watch photo!
Thanks