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by retroworx
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Second Gen Square: Seconds @ 9
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Re: Second Gen Square: Seconds @ 9

randy van wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:22 pm
Ah, now I understand. That would be a rare bird.
I guess I could simply have said that the one I posted is a different model than the ones you showed. :lol:
by retroworx
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Second Gen Square: Seconds @ 9
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Re: Second Gen Square: Seconds @ 9

Hi Randy: Yes, Squares with seconds at nine have appeared on First Gen Squares like your lovelies. What makes the one I have posted an oddball is that it is a second generation Square. (Different case, usually a 987 movement.) The first gen Squares like yours would not need the case back imprint of ...
by retroworx
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Second Gen Square: Seconds @ 9
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Second Gen Square: Seconds @ 9

. Anyone ever seen one of these before? This is a 2nd Gen square running a 986A movement. The case back has a special "6A" stamp, indicating that this was specifically designed to use the 986A, not the 987s usually found in this model. front.8.jpg insice case back.5.jpg Bryan reports that he has see...
by retroworx
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Merto-Retro this is for you.
Replies: 5
Views: 319

Re: Merto-Retro this is for you.

Nookster wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:55 am
Susan,

I thought of you when I saw this one on the shelf. The jump hour alarm clock.
Crazy! Thanks for giving me a look!
by retroworx
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Watches for Sale -- All items must have a price. Please write sold when your watch has been sold
Topic: Vintage Rolex GMT Master
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: Vintage Rolex GMT Master

Hi Patrick:

Per forum rules, all "for sale" items must include a price. Please add a price so that this listing won't have to be removed, thanks.
by retroworx
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Omega Watch Forum
Topic: Omega crown or other brand ?
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: Omega crown or other brand ?

Caravelle has over the years used logo variations of the "C" on their crowns that sometimes come close to looking like Omegas.

Here is a lot of "Caravelle" crowns from eBay: Notice the Omega hiding in there?


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by retroworx
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Odyssee Redial?
Replies: 7
Views: 496

Odyssee Redial?

Anyone ever had a first generation Odyssee dial redone?

It is a two-part dial (sandwiched together) — can the parts be separated and the base be reprinted and re-lumed?
by retroworx
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Vantage wristwatch disassembly question
Replies: 15
Views: 522

Re: Vantage wristwatch disassembly question

henry finley wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:44 pm
the back is silver colored on a gold frame, telling me this one come apart from behind. Logically i would reason the crystal installs from behind also.
I believe I have seen one-piece cases with stainless backs and gold colored bezels, not quite sure. . . .
by retroworx
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Vantage wristwatch disassembly question
Replies: 15
Views: 522

Re: Vantage wristwatch disassembly question

henry finley wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:34 pm
Watch repair isn't my hobby, but I have worked on enough camera shutters to be able to handle this.
I admire your confidence. :lol:
by retroworx
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Missing #8 Wanted - 1953 Kingdon cld
Replies: 7
Views: 546

Re: Missing #8 Wanted - 1953 Kingdon cld

That's great!