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"Waltham Trench Watches of the Great War" by Stan Czubernat

#1 Post by Literustyfan » Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:49 pm

Friends,

I am very excited and proud to announce that my second book "Waltham Trench Watches of the Great War" has been completed.

Considerably longer than my first book "Elgin Trench Watches of the Great War" by over 100 pages!

The very first copy just came off of the press a few days ago.

You may now "pre-order" your copy directly from my web page.

Click on the link below for details.

http://www.lrfantiquewatches.com/Waltha ... -Book.html


"WALTHAM TRENCH WATCHES of the GREAT WAR"

ISBN: 978-0-692-46829-6

Language: English

Dimensions: 11.25" x 8.8" x 1"

Hard cover, 279 pages

A combination of 542 photos, advertisements, original patent drawings and pamphlets. The informative text tells the story of the Waltham Watch Company wristwatches that accompanied the United States, United Kingdom and Canadian armies into the trenches of Europe during the Great War. Hundreds of different case and dial combinations are covered including some of the rarest case styles ever produced, several that have never been published before. Pricing, rarity, US Army specifications and a brief company history are included. The three generations of Depollier waterproof watch cases with advertising and patent drawings. The Depollier and Waltham relationship is discussed including the influence that Mr. Ezra Fitch had on case design. The RED 12 Dials, the Arabic Dials and the Shadow Box Dials are prominently featured. The Engine Turned cases, the Giant size 6 cases, the Behemoth size 12 cases, the Dennison cases and the "named" Illinois Watch Case Company cases are all featured. Also covered are the crystal guards, case grades per manufacturer and serial number production dates. Waltham Trench Watch movements, from the standard 7 jewel all the way up to the exceptional 19 jewel Riverside Maximus with a solid gold train featuring real Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond jewels. Several step by step Waltham Trench Watch restorations. 16 chapters in all, including one very special chapter featuring the 1917 trench watch pamphlet written by Charles L. Depollier himself. This historical company set the standard for American industry, many of their innovative manufacturing techniques are still used in modern factories around the world today.

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#2 Post by Bluebonnet » Thu Sep 24, 2015 2:30 pm

You've already got my order. Actually two books, one for me and one for my son.

So looking forward to seeing it.

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#3 Post by Literustyfan » Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:10 pm

Shirlee,

You and Jim will get a sneak peek when he comes down for his visit in 3 weeks!

We always look forward to your visits!
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#4 Post by GLADIATOR » Fri Sep 25, 2015 11:07 am

Hi stan
Glad to see you put that rare and tremendous Depollier case style #2 on the back cover.

To all
Stan kindly shared that advert with me last year, when I was writing my "hermetic" webinar, although I "alluded" to it, it has never been shown.

Great research and find
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#5 Post by Literustyfan » Fri Sep 25, 2015 11:43 am

Adam,

Thanks!

The back cover was a tough decision, I thought long and hard over that one!

VERY few people know that Depollier actually had THREE different waterproof watch case designs.

Most people when referring to the Depolloier waterproof watch cases only know about the third design.

The third design had the black finish that was proven to be a painted finish by an independent laboratory just a few months ago.

But, there were two other designs that pre-date that watch.

The "Depollier Thermo Wrist Watch" had two options, it could be purchased in SOLID GOLD or sterling silver.

This watch did NOT use a screw down crown that was designed by Charles Depollier, it was designed by....................

...............and this lesson will be continued on page 57 of the book.

Sorry, can't give it all away!

Trust me, it's a good read!
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#6 Post by GLADIATOR » Fri Sep 25, 2015 12:29 pm

Oh, I know it will be a great read, and I know (because you already shared) those adverts for that case with me.



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#7 Post by bobbee » Fri Sep 25, 2015 11:21 pm

Great ads, I found three of those Thermo ads a couple of weeks ago, along with an article about the first Depollier!

Here is a different one to the one in your book.



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Good luck with your book, look forward to all the excitement in the forums.

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#8 Post by Literustyfan » Sat Sep 26, 2015 5:23 am

Yep, you said it yourself Bob, in your own avatar signature that is all over the forums...................To steal ideas from one person is Plagiarism

That pretty much sums it all up in one very simple sentence that was typed by you.

You found the "Depollier Thermo Wrist Watch" information weeks ago ? ? ? ? ?

But, you just now posted it 34 hours after I show the pictures of my latest book that breaks the story ? ? ? ? ?

If you guys believe that one I have some oceanfront property that I'd like to sell you in Arizona!

Good luck keeping any remaining credibility that you had left!
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#9 Post by Literustyfan » Sat Sep 26, 2015 6:03 am

It is NO SECRET that Bobbee and I have no love for each other.

He has done nothing but try and discredit me on all of the major watch forums for a couple of years now, which NEVER worked out for him.

But lets stay on point here, we'll just discuss the Depollier Waterproof Wrist Watches for a moment.

I recall Bobbee arguing that Depollier did NOT have a waterproof watch BEFORE the Armistice was signed in November of 1918.

Turns out that Bobbee was WRONG on that one!

I also recall that Bobbee claimed that the black finish on the 3rd generation of Depollier Waterproof Watch cases was NOT black paint, he was quite adamant about that one.

Turns out that Bobbee was WRONG on that one too!

And now Bobbee is claiming that HE found the "Depollier Thermo Wrist Watch" information WEEKS ago but is just now posting it only 34 hours after I break the story on the back cover of my latest book?


Absolutely unbelievable ! ! ! !
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#10 Post by bobbee » Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:58 am

Stan, I'm really sorry you are taking it like this.

I meant to do no harm with that post of mine, just wanted to post a nice advert I had found that was different to the one you had on your book.
I thought we had "buried the hatchet" a couple of months ago, but obviously you still harbor some animosity, showing your mean streak yet again.

Think what you like regarding when I found the ads, I collect literally hundreds and hundreds of adverts from many sources, as anyone who looks at my "ECLECTIC ADVERTS" thread on WUS knows. I
I wasn't trying for any "one-upmanship", how can I beat writing two books and all the knowledge you have?
If I say something, I am not lying I can assure you.
I don't know, maybe my post was misconstrued by you, coming from different countries as we do.

"He has tried to discredit me for aq couple of years now".
Please get it right, YOU have been trying to discredit me ever since I caught you out.

Again, I wish you all the best with your new book, and try to remain civil. Life goes on.
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