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  1. 1912 Elgin factory converted pocket watch movement? Help needed

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Here I have something I've never quite seen before. A run of the mill 1912 Elgin grade 298 lever set movement, but with this dial and hand set? In this Illinois watch case company conversion case? I've heard of more modern conversions but did not know they did them that long ago as well. I think...
  2. Mystery Early Wristwatch - Pocket -> Wrist Conversion?

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi All! Anyone have any idea what this is? It has a beautiful dial, enamel maybe? What's weird is that it has this nice dial and elegant hands, but it's in such a drab, utilitarian case. Maybe this was a pocket or pendent watch converted to a wrist watch? - How do I wind it? I see a square...
  3. FS: Vacheron Constantin Vintage Conversion

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi! I’ve started a new job which doesn’t really lend itself to wearing watches too often so it’s time to thin out the collection a bit. For sale is my Vintage Vacheron Constantin Conversion. This is a pocket watch which has been converted into a wrist watch, also known as a "marriage watch"...
  4. The American Artisan Series by Vortic Watches

    Start Up Watch Companies - Crowdfunding
    Hello! (Thank you Ernie and Philip for your permission to post!) I’ve been reading through this forum and love seeing all these entrepreneurs launching their new watches. It’s great to see the warm welcome and the constructive feedback exchanged here. I’m excited to announce my company, Vortic...
  5. pocket watch conversion

    Russian watches
    for those interested in converting a molnija pocket watch to a wristwatch https://www.watchuseek.com/f6/molnija-pocket-watch-conversion-1170266.html
  6. PayPal foreign exchange rates

    Public Forum
    Just some advice for people buying from overseas through PayPal. As with most companies these days they try to scam as much money out of you as possible with their horrendous exchange rate being usually around 3c a dollar difference (AUD->USD) to their benefit. ($5000 = $150 to paypal plus other...
  7. Speedmaster - Panda dial conversion and third party servicing in Singapore?

    Public Forum
    Hello. Posting in the public forum instead of omega in order to hopefully cast a wider net to see if anyone can answer this. I plan on acquiring a Speedmaster pro in the next couple of months and am quite keen to swap out the dial for a mitsukoshi style panda dial. As this cannot be done where...
  8. FS: Vintage Ulysse Nardin Conversion

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi! I’ve started a new job which doesn’t really lend itself to wearing watches too often so it’s time to thin out the collection a bit. I’ll be posting a number of watches so keep a lookout. For sale only is my Vintage Ulysse Nardin Conversion. This is a pocket watch which has been...
  9. FS: Vintage Longines Conversion

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi! I’ve started a new job which doesn’t really lend itself to wearing watches too often so it’s time to thin out the collection a bit. I’ll be posting a number of watches so keep a lookout. For sale only is my Vintage 1912 Longines Conversion. This is a pocket watch movement that has...
  10. FS: Hamilton 917 Conversion...Beautiful

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi! I’ve started a new job which doesn’t really lend itself to wearing watches too often so it’s time to thin out the collection a bit. I’ll be posting a number of watches so keep a lookout. For sale only is my Hamilton 917 Pocket Watch Conversion. This is a 1930s hand wound movement...
  11. Stem tap conversion

    Watchmaking
    I've a lovely negative-set 1903 Elgin size 0s movement in a Philadelphia 20 year gold-filled crown marked case. The movement, of course, does not function. Seems to be a hairspring issue at first blush. I'd like to put the case to use whilst working proper on the movement, which would be well...
  12. Pocketwatch conversion

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Does anyone here have experience converting pocket-watches to wrist-watches? I'm also open to a discussion of whether or not this is a good or bad idea and why.
  13. Bulova Custom Made Pocket Watch to Wristwatch Conversion

    eBay Auctions
    Bulova Custom Pocket Watch to Wristwatch Conversion | eBay
  14. FS: Vintage Oversized MECHANICAL REPEATER - $1499

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    This is a truly rare piece. Forgive me if I don’t have all the details, but this is very unique. I apologize in advance for the verbose post, but this is worth it. This is what my watchmaker could make of this one. This is an early 1900s repeater pocket watch conversion. And what’s more…it...
  15. FS: Vintage Oversized MECHANICAL REPEATER - $1900

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    FS: Vintage Oversized MECHANICAL REPEATER - $1900 This is a truly rare piece. Forgive me if I don’t have all the details, but this is very unique. I apologize in advance for the verbose post, but this is worth it. This is what my watchmaker could make of this one. This is an early 1900s...
  16. Vintage Longines Conversion Watch - Very Unique - $325

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    A unique one for those who are interested... I have a very vintage (1910s) Longines Pocket Watch which was converted into a wrist watch. It looks like the lugs were added to the original pocket watch case. What makes this a bit more unique than other conversions is that you can still open the...
  17. FS: custom Hamilton cal.917 pilot conversion

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hamilton 917 pocket watch movement in new 45 mm bead blasted case with double dome mineral glass. Screw down see through case back with gasket, 7 mm screw down crown with gasket, WR 100 m. Lug size 22 mm. New 39 mm pilot watch dial with super lume C1, black watch hands with swiss super...
  18. Vintage Longines Conversion Watch - Very Unique - $350

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    A unique one for those who are interested... I have a very vintage (1910s) Longines Pocket Watch which was converted into a wrist watch. It looks like the lugs were added to the original pocket watch case. What makes this a bit more unique than other conversions is that you can still open the...
  19. FS: Vintage Oversized Conversion - MECHANICAL REPEATER

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    This is a truly rare piece. Forgive me if I don’t have all the details, but this is very unique. I apologize in advance for the verbose post, but this is worth it. This is what my watchmaker could make of this one. This is an early 1900s repeater pocket watch conversion. And what’s more…it...
  20. Vintage Longines Conversion Watch - Very Unique - $500

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    A unique one for those who are interested... I have a very vintage (1910s) Longines Pocket Watch which was converted into a wrist watch. It looks like the lugs were added to the original pocket watch case. What makes this a bit more unique than other conversions is that you can still open the...
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