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by coronado
Mon May 14, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Gruen Watch Forum
Topic: All in the family: platinum Quadron
Replies: 6
Views: 339

Re: All in the family: platinum Quadron

Excellent info, thanks for the clarification!

Maybe one day we will figure out who this mysterious second Swiss case maker was.
by coronado
Sun May 13, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Gruen Watch Forum
Topic: All in the family: platinum Quadron
Replies: 6
Views: 339

Re: All in the family: platinum Quadron

Very nice! Any chance to see the inside of the case back if there are maker's marks? Hard to see, but the platinum goat's head hallmark has the "G" letter code for Geneva, so I believe this is a Weber case. It also has the opening tab along the side of the caseback, which I believe I've seen in som...
by coronado
Fri May 11, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Gruen Watch Forum
Topic: All in the family: platinum Quadron
Replies: 6
Views: 339

All in the family: platinum Quadron

I think I'm the third member here on the forum to own this watch, maybe the fourth. Either way, it's mine now...for the time being. I don't think photos of it have been posted here before. Quadron tank in platinum with grade 117 movement. Case is quite heavy, more than 15 grams of platinum. IMG_2018...
by coronado
Wed May 09, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: The one that got away?
Replies: 15
Views: 1150

Re: The one that got away?

Check with Nookster here on the forum for an 18K Ventura.
by coronado
Tue May 01, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: 983 size 0
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: 983 size 0

Hamilton cased these 0-size movements in Fahys sterling silver cases (see below) and Brooklyn 14K and gold filled cases, so yours is an aftermarket re-case done outside the factory. Your movement most likely originated in a ladies' pocket watch. Nevertheless, $200 is a very good price for a running ...
by coronado
Tue May 01, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 4/29/18 thru 5/5/18
Replies: 33
Views: 1051

Re: WRUW 4/29/18 thru 5/5/18

Hamilton 0-size grade 983 in a scarce sterling silver Fahys case with spring bar lugs.

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by coronado
Tue May 01, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Vancott, 10k & 14k
Replies: 12
Views: 546

Re: Vancott, 10k & 14k

I've seen at least one Secometer C in a box labeled as a Vancott, posted on this forum, with the case and 748 movement serial numbers matching the paper Vancott label on the outer box. So it seems Hamilton named the earliest version or some version of the Secometer C as the Vancott.
by coronado
Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: The postman always rings twice...
Replies: 4
Views: 207

The postman always rings twice...

Today I was anxiously awaiting the two parcels containing these rare ones. I had another nice Spur earlier this year, but it has been several years since I've had a blue enamel Elgin Model 212.

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by coronado
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Advice On Viscount Model Watch
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: Advice On Viscount Model Watch

Very nice watch.

Your photos are good. With a few more photos from different angles, I think it would bring between $500 to $800 on eBay.

You could start it at $9.99 and let the auction run.
by coronado
Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 4/22 through 4/28/18
Replies: 17
Views: 649

WRUW 4/22 through 4/28/18

Elgin Model 209 for an afternoon at the symphony with my mother.
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