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by 18kBPH
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Need Some Advice on old Elgin Pocket Watch
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Re: Need Some Advice on old Elgin Pocket Watch

If you go to the Pocket Watch Database (www.pocketwatchdatabase.com), and enter the serial number on the back of the movement, you can see similar watches for sale on eBay. Perhaps this will provide an estimate of it's worth.
by 18kBPH
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: American Watch Forum
Topic: F.D. Johnson Watch Lynchburg, VA 14k Help
Replies: 3
Views: 575

Re: F.D. Johnson Watch Lynchburg, VA 14k Help

Based on this eBay listing (https://www.ebay.com/itm/AGASSIZ-3-4-PLATE-POCKET-WATCH-MOVEMENT-SMALLER-SIZE-BEAUTIFUL-DIAL-NR-3679-10/332895316299?hash=item4d821b694b:g:2EcAAOSwOYRb9X7j:rk:7:pf:0), I concur with SFC. Here's some information which may prove useful: https://mb.nawcc.org/threads/agassiz-...
by 18kBPH
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Manufacturer ID
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: Manufacturer ID

Based on a picture I found here (https://ashton-blakey-antiques.com/prod ... atch-t3182), I believe this is a Trenton Watch Company movement.
by 18kBPH
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Information on antique pocket watch
Replies: 3
Views: 475

Re: Information on antique pocket watch

According to the serial number on the back of the movement and www.pocketwatchdatabase.com (https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/southbend/789656), this watch was made around 1913. As for the "Panama", according to this site (https://historymuseumsb.org/south-bend-watch-company/), Panama is...
by 18kBPH
Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Watch and Watch parts wanted
Topic: Looking for a parts movement, gruen 411c
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Re: Looking for a parts movement, gruen 411c

Hi! According to the "Gruen 453 Material Catalog", you can use either a Gruen 405 balance staff or balance wheel. A quick eBay search found this: https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=gruen+405&_sacat=0 Gruen 405-411 balance staff.png Gruen 405-411 balance staff.png I hop...
by 18kBPH
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Rockford 18s Private Label Hunter
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: Rockford 18s Private Label Hunter

It appears to me the city name is Rutland, VT. Also, this appears to be a Rockford watch, with an estimated production date of 1876 (https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/rockford/106829). I looked in the Rutland, VT. business directories, and I found a Marshall, A.S. (Clark Bros. & Marshall...
by 18kBPH
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: elgin elginite hairspring
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: elgin elginite hairspring

Hi!

Here's a page from the Elgin Service Bulletin. I hope this helps!
by 18kBPH
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: 1953 Spare Parts Price List
Replies: 4
Views: 738

Re: 1953 Spare Parts Price List

I made an error in linking this document, so I am going to upload it instead.
by 18kBPH
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: 1953 Spare Parts Price List
Replies: 4
Views: 738

Re: 1953 Spare Parts Price List

by 18kBPH
Wed May 16, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: serial number database for later Elgins
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Re: serial number database for later Elgins

Here's some information which may be helpful:

http://elginwatches.org/help/serial_number_info.html