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by adam78
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Post Your Favorite Hamilton Purchase of 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2091

Re: Post Your Favorite Hamilton Purchase of 2018

Adam, when your Ardmore dial was refinished the applied gold markers in the corners were placed in the wrong position. The edges of the markers should be parallel to the vertical minute track as in the second photo below. Sometimes the dial refinishers miss this little detail... but it is easily co...
by adam78
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Post Your Favorite Hamilton Purchase of 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2091

Re: Post Your Favorite Hamilton Purchase of 2018

Mirabile dictu, I didn't purchase a Hamilton in 2018! (Probably the first year thus since I started collecting 20 years ago.) However, I bought a better dial for my Rutledge (thanks, Mark), and a better strap for my Ardmore.
by adam78
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Show Your New Year's Watches
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Re: Show Your New Year's Watches

Not a Hamilton today, but still special.
by adam78
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Case Replating
Replies: 54
Views: 11233

Re: Case Replating

Since this thread has been resurrected, I thought I'd put in my 2 cents. I'd never considered replating a case, until I got a Watson cheap from a friend, which had a beautiful 2-tone gilt enamel print dial, but brassing on the lugs and a bit of wear-through on the back. Since I only spent $75 on it ...
by adam78
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Has this dial been refinished?
Replies: 6
Views: 559

Re: Has this dial been refinished?

As opposed to that in the auction.

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by adam78
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Has this dial been refinished?
Replies: 6
Views: 559

Re: Has this dial been refinished?

An original will look like this...
by adam78
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: White Merritt
Replies: 13
Views: 1046

Re: White Merritt

The 2-tone dial looks amazing with that strap!
by adam78
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Watches for Sale -- All items must have a price. Please write sold when your watch has been sold
Topic: Vintage Hamilton TM-2601 Watch - Solid 14K White Gold - Serviced
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Re: Vintage Hamilton TM-2601 Watch - Solid 14K White Gold - Serviced

Any white gold watch gets my attention...Yours is quite a stunner. I love the engine-turned bezel, sort of Rolex-esque. From the last gasp of the Lancaster Hamiltons, I guess.

GLWTS.
by adam78
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?
Replies: 20
Views: 1864

Re: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?

I wear my Rolexes about a third of the time I guess. Here’s one younger than me! 16750, ca. 1984.
by adam78
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/23 through 9/29/2018?
Replies: 10
Views: 993

Re: WRUW 9/23 through 9/29/2018?

A rather unique semi-bubbleback from 1954, ref. 6303