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by coronado
Tue Aug 13, 2013 5:27 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Two-tone Mystery
Replies: 7
Views: 2373

Re: Elgin Two-tone Mystery

It's a Clubman 902, circa 1931. Embossed gold numeral dial is the correct version. The two-tone dial looks to be an aftermarket dial.
by coronado
Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Gruen Watch Forum
Topic: Sterling silver Gruen cushion
Replies: 35
Views: 11672

Re: Sterling silver Gruen cushion

Is it for sale?
by coronado
Thu May 30, 2013 7:13 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Lexington case.
Replies: 9
Views: 1899

Re: Lexington case.

Every Lexington I've had has been made by Wadsworth... with the same "W" stamped on the outside of the case as in the example pictured in this post. They are stamped Wadsworth on the inside.
by coronado
Wed May 15, 2013 3:09 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Another purported 2 Tone
Replies: 14
Views: 2841

Re: Another purported 2 Tone

Yes, there is a note in the Hamilton records from 1929 I think of about 87 Squares made with cases in combination 14K green and white gold.
by coronado
Sat May 04, 2013 8:28 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin’s 1939 catalog.
Replies: 3
Views: 3209

Re: Elgin’s 1939 catalog.

I have the 1938 catalog, dated July 1, 1937.
by coronado
Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: April '13 Incomings
Replies: 83
Views: 14893

Re: April '13 Incomings

A little better, perhaps, but with a wgf case, the aged lume should be more of a green-gray, approximating this: http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j310/amdubin/Hamilton%20Putnam/IMG_1258.jpg Interesting. As primarily a Gruen collector, I'm used to seeing old Gruen dials. The radium figures in those...
by coronado
Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: VERY rare "Glendale" in upcoming auction!
Replies: 40
Views: 7908

Re: VERY rare "Glendale" in upcoming auction!

Yes, the #030 dial is the one on the watches in the banner. It is inlaid enamel.
by coronado
Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:42 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Ross 980 vs 982
Replies: 4
Views: 1742

Re: Ross 980 vs 982

Generally, until 1940, 982 movements were used in platinum and solid gold watches and 980 movements were used in gold-filled watches... which were 14K gold-filled. In 1940, Hamilton introduced 10K gold-filled watches for the 14/0-size series watches and began placing 980 movements in those models. T...
by coronado
Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Gold Filled Cases with 979 movements?
Replies: 6
Views: 1500

Re: Gold Filled Cases with 979 movements?

A number of gold filled models were cataloged with 979 movements: Grant, Webster, Lee, Cushion B, Putnam. And the records I have show numerous other gold filled models originally sold with 979 movements.