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  1. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Good evening. I write and show you this watch that I recently acquired in hope to find out more about it. For what I know: - Waltham original unmodified wrist watch - Probably 50's, maybe 60's - 35 mm case, gold-plated - Ultrathin (for the time), lightweight, 17 jewel movement - Unsual...
  2. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    SOLD!For sale is a vintage Bulova Caravelle 666 Sea Hunter "Devil Diver" Mechanical watch. Excellent condition. This is an M6 model code, 1966 production year, 17 jewel handwind non-hacking mechanical 11DP movement. Serviced and keeping excellent time. It has a new aftermarket raised domed/bevel...
  3. eBay Auctions
    Up for sale is a very nice Ritmo Mundo Centurion Mecanique with a 17 Jewel Mechanical Swiss Unitas 6498 Movement. Brown Dial Authentic Brown Leather Strap and Clasp 47mm Case Dia. As you can see in the pics it's in near mint condition. No scratches on the Crystal. Very minor wear on the...
  4. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    From my personal collection, here is a fantastic piece from the Gruen Watch Co. This is a Precision Calender watch, displaying the day & date. It also features an autowind system! The delicate balance wheel is protected with an anti-shock system too. The case is in marvelous condition, and...
  5. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi All, First time posting so apologies for any faux pos I've recently started my watch collection, nothing to brag about but we all have to start somewhere. But I remembered a while back a was handed down a watch from my gran that used to belong to (I believe) my great grandfather. I'd love...
  6. Vintage & Pocket watches
    I just inherited a Gruen Precision wrist watch that I have no idea how to identify. I've scoured the web looking for info but so far wound up empty. I have taken it apart and as best I can tell the movement has a number 580276 on it. It's kind of tough to read though. I did make out the 17 jewel...
  7. Omega Fake Busters
    Hi All, Have spotted this Omega on eBay - seller claims it could be an early Globemaster or Constellation. I can't find it on the Omega database based on the serial numbers (case and movement serials do not match - is that an immediate giveaway?). Also the seller has confirmed that the movement...
  8. Vintage & Pocket watches
    I'm a novice watch enthusiast and have been researching in hopes of picking up a couple of vintage manual wind watches to start with. I have been reading about Enicar and have found a couple I like for a decent price. One is a 1010 and the other is a 160. Both original dials, crown, movement...
  9. Affordable watches
    Does this look like a good buy? I currently own an Orient auto, and I've been looking at vintage swiss mechanicals. I came across this hand wound Sandoz on eBay at a pretty good price. Any idea what movement that is?
  10. Russian watches
    Recently got this from a garage sale. The movement operates very smooth, winds like a symphony, but is not very accurate (-2min a day). Dial reads 21 Jewel. Movement reads 17 jewel. The watch is not old as it doesn't has a single scratch neither on the crystal nor the case. The case appears...
  11. Vintage & Pocket watches
    I can't seem to find anything on this brand, anyone heard of it?
  12. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Sorry about the poor quality iPad pictures. 50's/60's ??? really cool vintage fortis incabloc 17 jewel winder in GREAT condition considering age. Keeps great time, perfect working order. No box. PayPal, buyer to pay shipping. Thx for looking!
  13. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello I have an old pocket watch I need help to identify. Heres what I know: On the face it says " Franz Mahneke" Tacoma, Washington On the movement it says the same thing. I tried to find out more about this guy and...
  14. Seiko
    Good day, I bought a Seiko 6309 729A on EBay and it appears to be in good condition. It has some aftermarket parts, but when I'm wearing it keeps good time. Unfortunately when I place it in my winder at night it dies. I have another Seiko and a Baum and Mercier that both do ok in the winder...
  15. eBay Auctions
    Hey, I purchased this watch as NOS from a collector about a year ago and it has just sat in my drawer. It's a beautiful item and looks brand new: Minty Vintage DOXA 17j Manual Wind Clean New Champion Lizard Style Band! | eBay
  16. German watches
    This is a ladies watch. It is a 17 Jewel watch It has made in germany and acier fond indxydable stamped on the back The watch face as the logo GUNE on it which i cannot find anywhere, as well as 17 jewels on the watch face. It is a gold toned watch, very pretty i might add. Any help would be...
  17. Seiko
    Hi, this is my first post. anyway, I have two Seiko watches which I found in my grandmas rubbish drawer, she said i could have them. One of them has the original band, while the other one did not have a band at all. The seiko without the band says 4006 - 6000 on the back, as well it says...
  18. Public Forum
    I am new here and trying to find some info on this watch I like it but want to know its worth I am not able to find anything at all online any help is appreciated. I need to knwo soon as they will be sold if I dont jump on it I just want to be sure they are worth it thanks guys.... and yes I am...
  19. Vintage & Pocket watches
    I found this pocket watch in a bag with an old brush and mirror set. I haven't been able to find much on the net about it. If anyone can give me some info it would be greatly appreciated. suTTon 17 jewel france thats all that is on it! When I search sutton I can't find any info on it...
  20. TAG Heuer
    Hello all, I've never seen one of these before and am just wondering if it is authentic. I am by no means an expert. Vintage SWISS HEUER 17 Jewels Manual Men's Wrist Watch - eBay (item 230503068079 end time Jul-31-10 07:50:52 PDT) Thanks!
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