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by BigDDD
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/22 through 10/29/17?
Replies: 48
Views: 1123

Re: WRUW 10/22 through 10/29/17?

Classic lines on that seaman Grumpy. Wore my 1901 pocket watch. I've got time to read these days, had a heart attack Friday Morning.IMG_4792.JPG I’ve been where you’ve been, except I did not have a heart attack. I scheduled an appointment when a “little voice” inside me said, “You need to go get ch...
by BigDDD
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 7/23 through 7/29/2017?
Replies: 37
Views: 1516

Re: WRUW 7/23 through 7/29/2017?

I love that Judson and that bold looking 6007 Day n Date.
by BigDDD
Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW June 25,2017 thru July 1, 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 1670

Re: WRUW June 25,2017 thru July 1, 2017

JerseyMo wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:28 am
Timex 400 17 Jewels all original including the strap.

Timex 400.jpg
You will have to pardon my ignorance, but I did not know that Timex had any jeweled movements in some of their models. That Timex 400 is quite attractive.
by BigDDD
Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New Member
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: New Member

GreenBayStamps, You are correct with everything you said and I fully agree with you.
by BigDDD
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New Member
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: New Member

Thanks to all who offered their input. When I walked away from that appraisal, I figured that it was not an accurate number. The guy was pretty young, not to say that is the all encompassing reason. However, there is an older guy with salt and pepper hair, who I've seen often on the show. He was the...
by BigDDD
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New Member
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: New Member

I took this watch to the Antique Roadshow event that was held in Green Bay yesterday. The appraiser valued it at $300-$500. He complimented the watchmaker who worked on it for me. He also said that the hands were not original. Any thoughts?
by BigDDD
Thu May 25, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: 507 Electric Calendar prototype
Replies: 6
Views: 435

Re: 507 Electric Calendar prototype

That is a fantastic find. I noticed what appears to be a screw on the dial around the 8 position. This feature would give some credibility to the idea of it being a prototype, I would think. Do you care to reveal how you came across it?
by BigDDD
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New Member
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: New Member

Scranger, your info lines up with my research, except that the newspaper was and is called the Green Bay Press Gazette. He had a son, V.I. Minihan, Jr., who was also involved in the newspaper industry. He was president and CEO of the Appleton Post-Crescent, located about 35 miles south of Green Bay....
by BigDDD
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New Member
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: New Member

I apologize for the slightly crude photos.

The back of the "Ericsson" says:

To V. I. Minihan
From Green Bay Federated Trades Council
2 - 15 - 34
by BigDDD
Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New Member
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: New Member

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