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by coronado
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Omega Watch Forum
Topic: Graduation gft
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Graduation gft

He's probably one of the few high school kids wearing a Speedmaster.
by coronado
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Henslee case by Illinois Watch Case Co.
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Henslee case by Illinois Watch Case Co.

This 8/0-size case is quite similar to the Henslee model which is usually seen cased by S&W. The lugs on this example are ever so slightly different, and the case is made by Illinois, not by S&W. Case is signed "Cased and Timed" etc and "14K" but with no "4902" model number stamped in the caseback. ...
by coronado
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: American Watch Forum
Topic: Clinton World Time Red & Blue
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Clinton World Time Red & Blue

This watch has been sitting in my "to-do" box for almost a year and I finally decided to tackle it this morning. I had to remake the spring-loaded button that locks the rotating month bezel in place. I have a bunch of these watches with various colored dials and bezels. Clinton was a Chicago-based w...
by coronado
Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Townsman on ebay
Replies: 8
Views: 314

Re: Townsman on ebay

The lugs look a little odd to me. Perhaps they have been repaired.

They look a little too long and not curved downwards enough near the springbar holes. I also don't see the design from the case sides carried on to the lugs.
by coronado
Thu May 11, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Beginners Watch Forum
Topic: New to the Forum. Vintage Seiko, Omega, American Art Deco, and pretty much everything else
Replies: 9
Views: 343

Re: New to the Forum. Vintage Seiko, Omega, American Art Deco, and pretty much everything else

Welcome to the forum.

There are a few of us here who like the same diverse spectrum of watches that you do. As for me, I started with Hamilton and Elgin, and have recently added Seiko and Omega to my area of collecting interest. I currently have more Seikos than any other brand.
by coronado
Sun May 07, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 5/7/17 through 5/13/17
Replies: 51
Views: 1383

WRUW 5/7/17 through 5/13/17

Passing through Chicago today, 1971 Seiko Automatic.
by coronado
Sun May 07, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Help with my Hamilton 983...
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Help with my Hamilton 983...

Yes, it has to be from a Hamilton, and it has to be an 0-size. So either another 983, or a 985 or 981.
by coronado
Thu May 04, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Where am I?
Replies: 13
Views: 536

Re: Where am I?

I'm wearing a Seiko.
by coronado
Thu May 04, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Where am I?
Replies: 13
Views: 536

Re: Where am I?

Yes, something torn down. But wrong location and wrong reason.
by coronado
Thu May 04, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Where am I?
Replies: 13
Views: 536

Where am I?

Let's see if anyone recognizes this.
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