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by tse
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Regretting a sale.
Replies: 30
Views: 2603

Re: Regretting a sale.

Back in 2012 I made the mistake of laying out all of the watches I had restored. As I basked upon the vast treasure that had been accumulated my wife walked in. I think her reaction could not have been worse if she caught me with another woman, as when she saw the arrangement of 175+ watches strewn...
by tse
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: questions re: hands
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: questions re: hands

Thanks Dan. I remember now seeing the parts manual on your blog but had forgotten about it.
by tse
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: questions re: hands
Replies: 3
Views: 485

questions re: hands

Another newcomer question, or rather two questions. Is there information describing the various styles of hands, other than what was posted on the reference page and now seems to be a victim of the photobucket debacle? That was said to have been incomplete, and Dan posted another page but that too d...
by tse
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: newcomer question
Replies: 5
Views: 602

Re: newcomer question

Thanks all.

Andy your technique sounds interesting, I will try it on one of my practice movements.

When you say larger movements to practice on, do you mean 987? or pocket watch movements? The 987 is the only other movement I have any familiarity with.
by tse
Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: newcomer question
Replies: 5
Views: 602

newcomer question

Allow me to introduce myself. I’ve been collecting Hamiltons for about six months now, and have a modest collection of 11, all from 1935-41, all but one are 980/982 movements. I’ve read quite a lot on this forum and found much help here, also from Dan’s blog. I do all the cosmetic work on the models...