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  1. Help to ID Silver Mark in 18th Century Pocket Watch Case

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi, Could anyone help me with the markings on this pocket watch case please, maker? presumed period? and also what the symbol is? Many thanks Matt
  2. found antique cartier vendome?

    hey guys, new here i found my grabdfathers old watch but cant find any information on it. its similar to the vendome but not the same. would love any info... i think ill get into watches now
  3. Great-Grandfather's Elgin

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    I haven't found out much about this watch other than it appears to have been made in 1880. I have no illusions that it's worth much to anyone else, not that I would ever consider selling it anyway. Perhaps someone can tell me more about it or finds it interesting.
  4. Hermetique Cased Marvin... What did I buy? Help with Identification

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    I had been watching this listing for a while, because I liked the way it looks. Almost 1 year goes by and I decide to though in a 33% of asking price offer to start haggling. To my surprise it got accepted immediately. And boy, it sure doesn't disappoint either. Been on my wrist for a while now...
  5. Stores in the Twin Cities MN

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    I would like to check out vintage watches in my area but would like to know if the community knows of some good reputable stores/places in my area that some of you who live in the Twin Cities, MN know of and like.
  6. Suggestions for pocket watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi! A couple months ago I fell in love with the craftsmanship and history (and everything else) of American pocket watches. I quickly bought a beautiful 15j Illinois 16s, with slight damaskeening on the mainspring barrel and nice stripes everywhere else (grade 173). The watch is working great...
  7. FS: Vintage Gruen Tank **BIG**

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    All original Gruen Tank cal 500 manual wind 17 jewels circa 1938. I've owned this watch for 2 years and it was the first watch I purchased from Art Dial Watch. It was serviced prior to purchase. Watch winds and runs perfectly. The movement also snaps into the case very tight, with a loud snap...
  8. Vacheron & Constantin Pocket Watch 14kt Gold, No Reserve

    eBay Auctions More photos in listing!
  9. Seiko Ladies Antique watch

    I am wondering if anyone knows anything about this watch. There aren't any information inscribed anywhere except the back cover.
  10. SOLD: Refurbished Vintage Elgin Watch 1930s-?40s

    Watches - Dealers and Manufacturers
    SOLD: Refurbished Vintage Elgin Watch 1930s-’40s Up for sale is a nearly flawless vintage Elgin watch, dating back to about the 1930s or ‘40s. As you can see, this hand-wind watch is absolutely beautiful, with a 29mm light silver dial and light blue hands. I purchased this lovely antique...

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Somebody I know is in grave financial distress and has taken the drastic decision to try and dilute some of his family heirloom. Included is this Carley & Clemence 18K gold pocket watch (No. 52073) in excellent condition. Only glass from the front window missing. I saw a christies auction...
  12. Antique diamond ladies watches found in house. Help Needed

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi all, I found two antique ladies watches in one of my heaters last night, crazy right? one is a Hamilton and the other a Camero. Looking at the styles they appear to date from the 1920's-1940's. I believe I found the Hamilton one online selling in the $600 range, the other is a complete...
  13. Looking for more info about this recently acquired 1907 Illinois wristwatch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello, I decided to post this vintage Illinois wristwatch that I recently acquired in hopes of finding out more information about it (specs, model, etc). So far, I know that it is a 1907 model (serial# 2096131) with a porcelain dial. I'm also curious to know if this is a gents watch or if it is...
  14. Antique moonphase

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    I got this beautiful moon face (sorry for the autocorrect in the subject) as a gift from someone who couldnt explain the origins to me. Quite keen to know where this originates from and who is the manufacturer. Looks like it been refinished and parts been changed. Can you help? TIA .
  15. Old stopwatch Union Ancre ID

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hallo, I have this old stopwatch and was wondering if anyone could give me some info on it. (see photos) It says on the clock Union Ancre, but nothing else. On 2 of the lids there is a serial number. On the clock works it self it says K R A S. I hope someone can help me, also if someone know...
  16. Can anyone help identifying this vintage Rotary?

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    so i bought this lovely vintage Rotary watch recently from eBay and i don't really know much about it. I would love to know a little more about it. Does anyone know anything about it? Any information is welcomed as i am really intrigued about this one!
  17. Antique Ladies Bulova watch need help please!

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello! I'm new to the forum. I came here because I was hoping someone could help me identify my watch. It's been handed down to me by my mother, but it originally belonged to my great grandmother. I have no idea how to open it to see the movements. I don't want to break anything! - says...
  18. My antique Omega pocket watch

    Hi, I've inherited this Omega pocket watch from my mother which inherited from her grandfather born 1884. He was born and raised in Norway, but his brother emigrated to America to try his luck there. The watch could be from either of them, but my great grandfather has the same name as me so I...
  19. Help ID my great great great grandfather's pocket watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    For Easter yesterday I inherited my great-great-great grandfather's pocket watch. He was born in Italy and lived there for nearly his entire life, if that helps. It is missing a couple of parts and doesn't work as is, but I have no idea of who had made it. I have been collecting antique...
  20. Need Help Identifying Pocket Watches

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello! I'm new here and I need some help with 2 pocket watches that my dad had just given. The first watch is this gold colored watch with blueish hands and this design on it's back. In the inside there is a mark with 56 and 14K with what looks like a squirrel. And the words "Ancre Spiral...