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by Magpie
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Whats it worth?
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Re: Whats it worth?

Beautiful case! But we do need a picture of the movement too. Thanks!
by Magpie
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 1/13 through 1/19/2019
Replies: 8
Views: 197

Re: WRUW 1/13 through 1/19/2019

Beautiful Hammy, eclecticfunk!

Today I wore a little white gold Elgin from the late 1920s:

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by Magpie
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Whats it worth?
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Re: Whats it worth?

Welcome to the forum!

How about providing some more pictures? Without a picture of the movement, as well as of the case (inside and out), we can't tell you much of anything.
by Magpie
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 1/6 through 1/12/2019?
Replies: 19
Views: 818

WRUW 1/6 through 1/12/2019?

Today is Epiphany, and the weather here cooperated with a bright, beautiful day! I wore an Elgin "Ladies' Sport Model 136" to church this morning:

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by Magpie
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 12/30/2019 through 1/5/2019?
Replies: 9
Views: 1011

Re: WRUW 12/30/2019 through 1/5/2019?

I hope that you're all enjoying the holidays -- and finding them "watch full"!

Today was the first outing for my Illinois "No. 241," a Christmas present from Mr. Toad:

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by Magpie
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 12/23 through 12/29/18?
Replies: 16
Views: 931

Re: WRUW 12/23 through 12/29/18?

For Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, I chose to wear a green gold Bulova "Aztec" because it had touches of red and green enamel:

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by Magpie
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 12/23 through 12/29/18?
Replies: 16
Views: 931

Re: WRUW 12/23 through 12/29/18?

Great Santa, Stan!

An Elgin on his wrist, perhaps? My Santa hopes so!

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by Magpie
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: "MERRY CHRISTMAS!" from the Elgineers!
Replies: 4
Views: 485

"MERRY CHRISTMAS!" from the Elgineers!

Here, for your holiday amusement, is a video an Elgin animated counter display from the mid-1950s that we lucked into: http://mrtoad.net/Media/201812WRUW/Elgin.mov (Warning: very large file, slow to load. If it won't load in this space and you get an error box, right-click on the box to open the ima...
by Magpie
Sun Dec 23, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 12/23 through 12/29/18?
Replies: 16
Views: 931

Re: WRUW 12/23 through 12/29/18?

My watch today was a Bulova "Lone Eagle":

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by Magpie
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Does anyone recognize this dial?
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: Does anyone recognize this dial?

Does this dial with "exploding" numbers and markers look familiar to anyone? Yes, it's one of Elgin's dials that is among the pages of Elgin genuine factory materials shown in early 1930s catalogs of suppliers such as Swartchild. I've seen that particular style of dial on some Elgin watches of arou...