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by vintagehamiltons
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Help me learn: why re-dails are mostly ok here?
Replies: 8
Views: 196

Re: Help me learn: why re-dails are mostly ok here?

It seems like only vintage Hamilton collectors are aware that until the late 40s these watches weren't moisture or dust proof. So, when the elements started to affect the dials, a watchmaker would send the dial out for refinishing while he was servicing it. It was a normal part of a complete service...
by vintagehamiltons
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 1/13 through 1/19/2019
Replies: 7
Views: 183

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

My new Intra-Matic Auto Chrono
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by vintagehamiltons
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
Topic: Automatic Chrono
Replies: 2
Views: 160

Re: Automatic Chrono

Value probably minimum of $500, but look at ebay sold listings for pricing. IMO, $800 is a bit much to get it running again. I'd shop around online (there are numerous watch groups on FB with members who service watches). Try VWR in AZ for a quote. They did my Wakmann triple date chronograph years a...
by vintagehamiltons
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Some recent watches added to the collection
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: Some recent watches added to the collection

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by vintagehamiltons
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Unusual 980?
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Unusual 980?

This movement is in a Taylor coming back from service. My guy has done a lot of Hamiltons and doesn't recall seeing "980" marked on the balance bridge before. Does anyone know how unusual this is?

EDIT: A quick search of Google images shows 2 others, so maybe not so unusual.
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by vintagehamiltons
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Incoming January 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Re: Incoming January 2019

n-theory wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:26 pm
Rene is selling those?? Let me know :mrgreen:
Yes. He's still an authorized dealer.
by vintagehamiltons
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Incoming January 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Incoming January 2019

Pulled the trigger on a new 40mm Intra-Matic Auto Chrono today from René. A nice companion to the 2017 Intra-Matic 68 Auto Chrono I bought last year.
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by vintagehamiltons
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Post Your Favorite Hamilton Purchase of 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1944

Re: Post Your Favorite Hamilton Purchase of 2018

Something old, something new... and the inverse of Tom (but just as cool) 8-) Dan, I really want to get one of these new pandas. Some of the photos I've seen lead me to believe it's hard to make out the hands on that white dial. Is it easy to read? I've considered selling my Speedy for this reason ...
by vintagehamiltons
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Fixed this guy up for a local shop, fun serial number
Replies: 6
Views: 780

Re: Fixed this guy up for a local shop, fun serial number

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by vintagehamiltons
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Worst Franken Ever?
Replies: 11
Views: 567

Re: Worst Franken Ever?

I've seen worse.