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by indyago
Wed May 30, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: The Ongard
Replies: 8
Views: 696

Re: The Ongard

To quote the Joker....’Where does he get those wonderful toys?’ I guess in this instance we know! Congrats Greg!
by indyago
Thu May 03, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: FRED'S BOOK: Illinois Watch & Its Hamilton Years - WHO GOT EM... CHECK IN
Replies: 38
Views: 3097

Re: Illinois Watch & Its Hamilton Years

I had an awesome surprise awaiting me when I came home from a tough day at work! Fred's book set! I can't wait to sit down and read them cover to cover! Thank you Fred for all of your work and your patience in putting these volumes together. You will never truly know the gratitude your readers have ...
by indyago
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: A motto for our forum
Replies: 8
Views: 608

Re: A motto for our forum

Honest Abe would have said, "I cannot tell a lie, Illinois Watches are the best!"
by indyago
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: A new eBay low?
Replies: 7
Views: 771

Re: A new eBay low?

Hopefully, no one will fall for this one at that price.........The case and movement have value separately but, not for $550..........
by indyago
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New standard for eBay shipping?
Replies: 11
Views: 1150

Re: New standard for eBay shipping?

In the Olympic spirit.........this packaging had all of the compulsory elements covered, and it apparently 'stuck the landing' for top marks.............. :D
by indyago
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
Topic: Hamilton id help
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Re: Hamilton id help

The hands and dials in this watch tend to age gracefully. This model seems to generally not be as susceptible to radium burn as some of the other of its contemporaries. The value can be variable. You can likely add or, subtract the cost of service(depending whether service has recently been done or,...
by indyago
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Sangamo
Replies: 17
Views: 1326

Re: Sangamo

I saw the Sangamo come up on the Swamp. I didn't think the dial looked quite right but, I continued to follow it. Obviously, by the number of bidders and the amount they were willing to spend, I knew there must be a degree of correctness there. Good to hear the whole story, and see Greg's pin. This ...
by indyago
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: New Yorker
Replies: 6
Views: 737

New Yorker

This post is really overdue. But, the last month has been a blur due to life and those things that sometimes come up in the process of living. Before Christmas, I was wading through the Swamp and looking at what had washed up on the shore. To my surprise there was a very nice example of a New Yorker...
by indyago
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: New porcelain dial Illinois!
Replies: 18
Views: 1663

Re: New porcelain dial Illinois!

Outstanding guys! Thanks for sharing. ;)
by indyago
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: New Blackstone
Replies: 17
Views: 1723

Re: New Blackstone

Those are easy to read, I don't see a problem if they don't bother you. Wear it in good health!