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by owch
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Jolly Roger
Replies: 16
Views: 417

Re: Jolly Roger

Love the exploding dials.
Beautiful watches, gents!
by owch
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: European Watch Forum
Topic: What's this antishock called?
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: What's this antishock called?

Thank you both.
I was quite surprised to see this setup on a Longines watch.

I have no doubt that the circular clip would be gone forever, if it should spring away.
Thanks for the heads up!
by owch
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: European Watch Forum
Topic: What's this antishock called?
Replies: 3
Views: 158

What's this antishock called?

This Longines 19.4 has an unusual antishock mechanism.--or at least I've never seen this type of antishock clip before. I am wondering what it is called (apparently it isn't Incabloc) and how the clip is removed to clean the jewel. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Mans-Vintage-1956-14kt-White-Gold-Longines-...
by owch
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Dear EBay Sellers:
Replies: 281
Views: 46639

Re: Dear EBay Sellers:

It's just so fun to wake up, get on your computer, see something you could not find attending any NAWCC show or searching every pawn shop or jewelry shop in America! I am not one to help educate sellers (will help friends), if they post it with no name associated, or how rare it is, I just let it g...
by owch
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: My second Illinois
Replies: 14
Views: 766

Re: My second Illinois

Gorgeous the two tone. Very nice condition overall.
A good watchmaker should be able to replace the staff for you.
by owch
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Hamilton "Coronado"
Replies: 7
Views: 599

Re: Hamilton "Coronado"

Wow! That's in especially nice condition.
Beautiful watch--enjoy!
by owch
Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: European Watch Forum
Topic: What do you do when your Movado Ermeto wears out?
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: What do you do when your Movado Ermeto wears out?

Sounds like another beauty, though these are creative uses when the cases wear out or get irreparably damaged.
by owch
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: European Watch Forum
Topic: What do you do when your Movado Ermeto wears out?
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: What do you do when your Movado Ermeto wears out?

Guess I'm the only one amused by this.
by owch
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Hidden Click--how let down mainspring?
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: Hidden Click--how let down mainspring?

Thanks!
It appears to be screwed on at both ends, so I didn't think that it was pivotable.