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- Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:20 pm
- Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
- Topic: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!! NEW UPDATE
- Replies: 64
- Views: 5104
Without spoiling anything, give us some impressions... In my opinion, Randy has already done that by saying what he did: "Everything about the book set is amazingly high quality and beautiful - starting with the box, the book covers, the photography throughout is amazing, the printing is a very hig...
- Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:34 am
- Forum: What are you wearing today?
- Topic: WRUW 4/15 through 4/21/2018?
- Replies: 19
- Views: 284
This morning I wore an Elgin Model 1458 to a meeting: http://mrtoad.net/Media/201804WRUW/Elgin_1458.jpg The dial is almost like an Illinois so-called Bullet Dial. It has the same "bullet" markers and the same font for the numerals. However, the Illinois has sub seconds while the Elgin has sweep seco...
- Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:06 pm
- Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
- Topic: Waltham Step Side model with 6/0 Jewel Series Ruby movement from 1929.
- Replies: 2
- Views: 167
Beautiful watch, Joel! I got curious and checked my extensive collection of jobbers' catalogs to see what I could find about dating it. I went back as early as 1928 and continued year by year from then, finding that the first appearance of that model in Waltham pages was in the 1932 catalogs. (The i...
- Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:42 pm
- Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
- Topic: Fred's Book Set Is Sailing Our Way!
- Replies: 3
- Views: 132
The latest word I have about Fred Friedberg's magnum opus is that the book sets are now on a cargo ship on its way to the U.S.! (Maybe he'll drop in here and provide a further update.) Since I had the honor of editing the books for Fred, I can testify to the fact that there is plenty of material abo...
Lapping is simply a step in the polishing process. See http://professionaljeweler.com/archives ... 401ja.html
- Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:12 pm
- Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
- Topic: Post Your Mystery Hamiltons Here.
- Replies: 260
- Views: 45961
Welcome to the forum! Without photos, however, it's impossible to comment on the watch. We need to have pictures of the front of the watch as well as the movement, plus both the inside and outside of the case back.