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by trim
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NAWCC National in York
Replies: 11
Views: 428

Re: NAWCC National in York

Yeah. They have always in the past had an ATM nearby - but cash is king.
by trim
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Beginners Watch Forum
Topic: Tools
Replies: 20
Views: 11868

Re: Tools

Wow, you dug deep to find this. I think a basic Chinese timing machine is so cheap that you may as well have one from near the beginning. They reveal all sorts of faults, diagnoses and let you know when you've done it right. Organising, oh dear. My oilers are in an automatic oiler holder, my screw d...
by trim
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Omega Watch Forum
Topic: Omega trench watch?
Replies: 4
Views: 608

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: 1572

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: 1572

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: 1572

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: 1572

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: 422

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: 444

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: 444

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.