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- Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:43 pm
- Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
- Topic: Does this make sense?
- Replies: 4
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"It looks very much like the Waltham Campus in this ad:" Except for the: Shape of the case sides. Shape of the lugs. Shape of the bezel opening. The printed minute tracks in the dial. Shape of the numerals. Case material. Attention to detail is essential when identifying a watch model. If we were co...
- Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:51 pm
- Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
- Topic: Forming a round domed crystal.!
- Replies: 3
- Views: 404
The missing pictures are what happens when someone copies one of your old posts and pastes it as their own. http://www.vintagewatchforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5281&p=38172 Not a nice thing but maybe divine doesn't know any better or thinks us old men have lost our memories as well as our minds. J...
This model is also shown on the fourth page of the '29/'30 models as the 697 with a metal band. I only have the preliminary edition of the guide so I can't give an actual page number. Elgin didn't do many dials in silver leaf. That's a gorgeous watch Bryan. Joel
afire's post sparked a memory of seeing a list of Elgin dials on Wayne Schlitt's site www.ElginWatches.org. Amazingly enough the site is still up and looking through the scans of the 1896 Materials catalog I found exactly the information afire posited should exist. Take a look at illustration number...
- Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:02 pm
- Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
- Topic: 1917 WWI Burlington "Aviator" Trench Watch
- Replies: 7
- Views: 659
Good get Stan. I saw that auction and knew it was going to blow past my budget. I'm glad someone got it who knew what it was and would do it justice. I always put the buckle end on the 6 o'clock lugs of my watches. It makes it easier for my clumsy fingers to get them strapped on my wrist without dro...
Well hello back my friend. I've wondered what happened to you from time to time and even asked others if they had heard from you. It brought a tear to my eye to see your name on a post again. It's good to know you're still looking at the grass from the right side. I knew there was someone out there ...
The watch looks like it showed up in http://www.vintagewatchforums.com/viewt ... 33&t=12395. stickly_M85 calls it a pocket watch. Is this your clueless silver and coin expert? Joel