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by stryfox
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 8/20/17 thru 8/26/2017
Replies: 18
Views: 192

Re: WRUW 8/20/17 thru 8/26/2017

I need that Thor in my life.
by stryfox
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home gold plating????
Replies: 9
Views: 112

Re: Home gold plating????

I know how to mig and tig weld. How to braze and weld with a torch and how to solder plumbing and electrical. I have even done lead floating work. Why haven't I tried this yet? Thanks so much for sharing this. Something I haven't thought about too much. I'm going to look to see if I can find some he...
by stryfox
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Schooled about the meaning of instantly on ebay.
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Schooled about the meaning of instantly on ebay.

My guess is she wanted more money or had a better offer and used this as an excuse to cancel the sale.
Some seller are just awful.
by stryfox
Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia Waltham 1899
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia Waltham 1899

Well here it is cleaned up , serviced, new crystal and some hands.
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by stryfox
Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia Waltham 1899
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia Waltham 1899

Here is the case it was in.
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by stryfox
Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia Waltham 1899
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia Waltham 1899

Ok. I got this beautiful movement up and running. It appears to have been recased. It is a hunter movement in an open case. It is also in a gold filled case. I think it may be practical to assume it may have originally been in a solid gold hunter cas as baiey banks and biddle was a high end jewelry ...
by stryfox
Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monogram help
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Monogram help

I am fixing up this Waltham size 0 for a friend. It was passed down to her from her family.
Anyone willing to take a swing a the initials on this monogram?
I am terrible at this part. Every time I look I think I see something different.
It is outside of my area of knowledge.
Thanks!
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by stryfox
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 8-13 thru 8-19 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 564

Re: WRUW 8-13 thru 8-19 2017

NWI Mark wrote:
Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:06 am
Some great watches this week. Today I wore my Briarwood.image.jpg
Great briarwood and the lord Elgin didn't get breathed on and is still intact!
by stryfox
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia Waltham 1899
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia Waltham 1899

Looking for some information on this one. Bailey Banks & Biddle Is a well know Philadelphia jewelry shop. I am in the Philadelphia area so no surprise it turned up locally. Anyone have any experience with this? Is it extra rare or valuable? Like a Tiffany? Looks to be a quality movement but being an...
by stryfox
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 8-13 thru 8-19 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 564

Re: WRUW 8-13 thru 8-19 2017

Lord Elgin direct read out for a test run.
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