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by trim
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Omega Watch Forum
Topic: Omega trench watch?
Replies: 4
Views: 485

Re: Omega trench watch?

Well, it is a combination. Omega watches are commonly in signed cases (ww1 period) - but they also did produce size 0 neg set movements and a small number of 3/0 sized movements for the US market which were cased locally. If its positive set in general I would say it ought have an Omega signed case,...
by trim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton grade 983
Replies: 24
Views: 1339

Re: Hamilton grade 983

Great work Jack!
by trim
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton grade 983
Replies: 24
Views: 1339

Re: Hamilton grade 983

In case anyone is wondering - this is the Meylan movement that Hamilton 'copied'.

:shock:
by trim
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton grade 983
Replies: 24
Views: 1339

Re: Hamilton grade 983

Here's mine:

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Hang on, wait a sec.... :lol:
by trim
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton grade 983
Replies: 24
Views: 1339

Re: Hamilton grade 983

Nice watches!

Rather than swap the case, why not repair the lugs?
by trim
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: a pair of Walthams
Replies: 1
Views: 376

Re: a pair of Walthams

Lovely work Jack!

I can't imagine you'd break the staff in your jeep though.

The Depoiler looks brilliant, its nice to see a metal dial in great condition.
by trim
Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton Lexington Crystal
Replies: 2
Views: 409

Re: Hamilton Lexington Crystal

Hi Dan,

thanks for the response. Unfortunately I failed big time using the BB catalogue PDF from Esslinger.

This crystal has a 4mm high dome, is this original, does anyone know? (244 diameter) The highest I have in my stock is about 2mm.
by trim
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton Lexington Crystal
Replies: 2
Views: 409

Hamilton Lexington Crystal

Can anyone point me in the right direction?

The crystal I have is very domed, and I'd hate to resort to a standard crystal, unfortunately this one is crazed.
by trim
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WOYB - What is On Your Bench - March 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2360

Re: WOYB - What is On Your Bench - March 2017

My 6 size Elgin Trench watch is done, finished this morning. Had to blue the hands, lume and I made the strap too. http://homepages.ecs.vuw.ac.nz/~kris/watches/elgin/Size%206/IMG_1993.jpeg its not small... http://homepages.ecs.vuw.ac.nz/~kris/watches/elgin/Size%206/IMG_1998.jpeg Although I think I n...
by trim
Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WOYB - What is On Your Bench - March 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2360

Re: WOYB - What is On Your Bench - March 2017

stryfox wrote:An elgin 6s pocket watch movement going back together.
Snap, me too - except in a 6s Trench Watch.

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