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by Frobob
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New standard for eBay shipping?
Replies: 11
Views: 685

Re: New standard for eBay shipping?

This is how I recieved my ‘29 Mate. At first I thought I’d gotten someone else’s mail.
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Sure enough, the bubble wrap had a watch in it.
by Frobob
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: A new eBay low?
Replies: 7
Views: 515

Re: A new eBay low?

A Hamilton case with an Illinois movement with the brand listed as Elgin.
Nice.
by Frobob
Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: New porcelain dial Illinois!
Replies: 18
Views: 900

Re: New porcelain dial Illinois!

Here’s the most descriptive service mark I’ve seen.
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August 13, 1945
Washer + jewel
by Frobob
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Bulova Watch Forum
Topic: Bulova Accutron model 203 Grade 214 in SS and 14k Rose Gold from 1960.
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Re: Bulova Accutron model 203 Grade 214 in SS and 14k Rose Gold from 1960.

These are actually super easy to regulate. The notched metal things on the tuning fork cups are the regulators. Each notch is 2 s/d. Toward the center of the movement is faster, away is slower.
by Frobob
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Man, maybe I should get into the franken business
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: Man, maybe I should get into the franken business

Yeah, it’s a Titan I dial/hands in a Titan II case.
by Frobob
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Man, maybe I should get into the franken business
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Man, maybe I should get into the franken business

Gee, who knew a frankentitan could be worth more than my car? :lol: https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2624923165
And a screenshot for when the listing inevitably dies:
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by Frobob
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Hoping for an Illinois Watch from Santa?
Replies: 7
Views: 440

Re: Hoping for an Illinois Watch from Santa?

If Santa’s dedicated enough, how about a nice engraved Piccadilly?
by Frobob
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Omega Watch Forum
Topic: New owner of Omega Seamaster. But the size?
Replies: 10
Views: 638

Re: New owner of Omega Seamaster. But the size?

I find the smaller size more comfortable than modern stuff. My Timex Expedition camping watch feels giant after wearing a vintage daily.
by Frobob
Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Interesting Ebay Find
Replies: 17
Views: 917

Re: Interesting Ebay Find

If anyone ever asks me what a Beau Brummel would look like in a modern watch size, I’ll send them this.
by Frobob
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Show us some Patina...
Replies: 18
Views: 1025

Re: Show us some Patina...

Frankly I would’ve replaced the crown, but the only one I had isn’t the right depth.