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by mrcardigan
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
Topic: Post Your Mystery Hamiltons Here.
Replies: 217
Views: 39580

Re: Post Your Mystery Hamiltons Here.

Sorry, gave up waiting for them to load. Could you resubmit them resizing for the Web please. Thanks.
by mrcardigan
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton 987 winding stem issue
Replies: 11
Views: 273

Re: Hamilton 987 winding stem issue

Was it coming out when pulled to set position originally, before you took it out of the case? If it's a replacement stem, and if it is not the correct length for that case, it might be that the set lever is tightening on the wrong side of the stem notch when in the case, but the stem can fit further...
by mrcardigan
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: Happy Thanksgiving

So, that includes 2 birds and a rabbit about to eat another bird then??? :)

Enjoy all your celebrations stateside

Andy C
by mrcardigan
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New Hamilton Collector
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: New Hamilton Collector

I'd say, it's personal choice. If you love the look of a vintage Hamilton, then it's worth collecting. I tend to focus on 20's and 30's watches, but will occasionally get later ones. Just do your research on value before buying. Unless it's a super rare one, another will come up eventually, the hunt...
by mrcardigan
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?
Replies: 33
Views: 742

Re: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?

Illinois Blackstone with a new, unchipped, crystal!! 1116171353e.jpg Gorgeous Blackstone. One I've yet to pick up. For me today, my lovely WGF Illinois Trophy. One of my watches that I was going to sell, but as one of my first full restorations, decided I couldn't part with... _20171117_000431.JPG ...
by mrcardigan
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Buyers Resources
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: Buyers Resources

Welcome to the forum ;) You WILL make mistakes, but it's a really friendly forum here, and with members including Fred and Greg you are in safe hands. I've only been collecting for a couple of years now but the knowledge and experience I've built up here has been phenomenal. And when you buy your fi...
by mrcardigan
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: What do I have here?
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: What do I have here?

Hi Greg,

Why is this aYorktown? Is it because of the subs at 6???

Are they more sought after than a standard new yorker etc?

Would Yorktown have come with a strap or a bracelet?

Not one I've heard of, v interesting

Andy:)
by mrcardigan
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: What do I have here?
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: What do I have here?

That is probably one of the most worn new yorker/5th Avenue/Manhattans that I've seen... But with a lovely dial!

Andy C
by mrcardigan
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Expolrer Series
Replies: 8
Views: 368

Re: Expolrer Series

Excellent article. Made fascinating post pub reading. Thank you.

Andy C