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by mrcardigan
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
Topic: Post Your Mystery Hamiltons Here.
Replies: 262
Views: 46409

Re: Post Your Mystery Hamiltons Here.

I think it is a 1975 Auto date Benton....
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Andy C
by mrcardigan
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Illinois Square Cut Corner
Replies: 7
Views: 310

Re: Illinois Square Cut Corner

Beautiful job. Lovely how it's all come together.
So much better with a decent crown and hands. The case looks great, and that dial is fabulous. One to be worn with pride I think!

Andy C
by mrcardigan
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
Topic: Post Your Mystery Hamiltons Here.
Replies: 262
Views: 46409

Re: Post Your Mystery Hamiltons Here.

It does not look like it has a crystal fitted, which means the internals will be dirty? Even if it does have a crystal, and even if it seems to be running ok now, it is not a good idea to run a vintage watch for long periods if it hasn't been serviced. It may run ok for a while, but old encrusted lu...
by mrcardigan
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Not worth fixin'
Replies: 7
Views: 383

Re: Not worth fixin'

That is some seriously good work!
by mrcardigan
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 2/18/18 through 2/24/18
Replies: 36
Views: 1194

Re: WRUW 2/18/18 through 2/24/18

That Strap 79 is really something, just plain beautiful. I was thinking exactly the same thing. Must stay focused on Illinois and Hamilton though, or things will get stupidly out of control for me!!! For today, what better way to enjoy my Dickens on a Thursday than with a pint (ish) of real ale, at...
by mrcardigan
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Deco Hamilton watch unsure of model
Replies: 9
Views: 362

Re: Deco Hamilton watch unsure of model

And judging by listings on the swamp, most seem to think art deco described bes any watch up until the late 70's!!!!!! :(

Personally, I think up until 1934-35.
by mrcardigan
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Deco Hamilton watch unsure of model
Replies: 9
Views: 362

Re: Deco Hamilton watch unsure of model

I always thought art deco was more of a 20's thing, through to early 30's (chrysler building etc)????
by mrcardigan
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New standard for eBay shipping?
Replies: 11
Views: 700

Re: New standard for eBay shipping?

Did you do the jigsaw, to see if any pieces were missing??? :)
by mrcardigan
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Dial Hall of Shame
Replies: 58
Views: 4824

Re: Dial Hall of Shame

Perhaps a msg to ebay stating you believe it is fraudulent?
by mrcardigan
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Dial Hall of Shame
Replies: 58
Views: 4824

Re: Dial Hall of Shame

For the life of me, I simply cannot figure out what is wrong with this dial. I don't know why, but i just have a nagging feeling it might not be for this particular case :)

Still, at least they ONLY want $1075 on the swamp!!!!!!

Andy C
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