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by JerseyMo
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: My First Illinois
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: My First Illinois

I usually only buy watches with a return policy, but this one does not offer it. As a seller I know the "no returns" policy on EBay is not very enforceable. They side with a buyer by simply stating "Item not as described". So do not let it stop you from buying. Just the same as waking into a flea m...
by JerseyMo
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dial Cleaning
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: Dial Cleaning

retroworx wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:26 am
Long and short of it, though, is that I no longer risk cleaning a dial unless I am resigned to it potentially needing a full International Dial restore. ;)
agreed 100% :)
by JerseyMo
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?
Replies: 33
Views: 404

Re: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?

Something different for today - all solid stainless steel construction with hacking automatic movement. It was well worn (AKA ... dirty and grimy and funky) and not running. But with some TLC is came back to life quite nicely. The bezel dot was missing so I just applied some green nail polish to the...
by JerseyMo
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dial Cleaning
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: Dial Cleaning

Welcome to the forum, the product you mention is most likely Rodico. Some uses are dusting crystals, dials, and holding things in place while reassembling movements. It is even good to use when installing batteries in quartz watch. No watch bench should be without it. But, know that it will not remo...
by JerseyMo
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?
Replies: 33
Views: 404

Re: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?

for today...
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by JerseyMo
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: American Watch Forum
Topic: Marlin - reissue
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Marlin - reissue

Likewise Greg, always great to sit down and talk watches and history of the industry.

Hope to chat again soon and share more stories.
by JerseyMo
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: American Watch Forum
Topic: Marlin - reissue
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Marlin - reissue

:o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o
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by JerseyMo
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: What do I have here?
Replies: 5
Views: 97

What do I have here?

Just back from my friends watch shop and he handed me this Illinois to sell. What can you tell me about it and PM if interested in purchasing. Yes, the case is rough and worn! Movements runs a bit and stops, so looks like a clean and such should get it running well again. the spots are on the glass ...
by JerseyMo
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Seiko Watch Forum
Topic: Seiko Auto - Roman Numeral Day of Week
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: Seiko Auto - Roman Numeral Day of Week

thanks for the follow up.
by JerseyMo
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Rolex Watch Forum
Topic: Advice on Inherited Rolex Cellini Geneve Watch
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Advice on Inherited Rolex Cellini Geneve Watch

add a picture of the movement.