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by JerseyMo
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 173

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

Parts Inventory and storage has begun. So far I've made it 99% with the dials and about 25% with crown/stems. Side by side they fit into this chest but doubt it will hold everything. The Parts Catalog was something I picked up a few ago. I'm also working on copying it and using OCR to capture the in...
by JerseyMo
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Greatgrandfather's Illinois Watch Identification
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: Greatgrandfather's Illinois Watch Identification

I would go with the serial number -
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by JerseyMo
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 173

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

441victor wrote:
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:13 pm
That color does make the hands pop. I like it. The count down ring makes more sense than the normal ones I see. That's a great size for a diver, if it's a mechanical movement I might be tempted.
yes, it is mechanical. uses the Timex #25 movement.
by JerseyMo
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opinion on this angelus 217
Replies: 6
Views: 116

Re: Opinion on this angelus 217

I sold one 3 - 4 years ago for over $500 in really bad shape. They are very cool and the company does have a good rep.
by JerseyMo
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 173

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

started to work on one of the divers today. Since the lume was already cracked I just removed it all and replace with a red\orange nail polish. Not original color but I can at least see it! here is the before and after - serviced, crystal buffed, new stem crown and matched with a Timex Iron Man band...
by JerseyMo
Sat Sep 16, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/10 through 9/16/2017
Replies: 38
Views: 564

Re: WRUW 9/10 through 9/16/2017

200 ft Diver from 1970 -
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by JerseyMo
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 173

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

Yes,
by JerseyMo
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 173

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

next restore will be these 200 ft divers -
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by JerseyMo
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 173

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

I think we are alike. I've been building two Elgin's, they don't technically exist anywhere but I have the dials and movements, took 3 years so far. you know somewhere out there is a cabinet marked "Elgin" with the parts you are looking for. :D any how I got this one done and I even had the correct...
by JerseyMo
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 173

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

"Anywhere" hmm yeah I think it is anywhere... but here is something amazing. From the first large "mother load" I purchased near 7 years ago was a very rare electric. It was beat to @@#$ and for some reason I said one day I'll get this going again. First up was how to find a replace dial. Well that...