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  1. Antique Tissot pocket watch info?

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi everyone, I’m new to the forum so apologies for any mistakes. I’m trying to do some research on an old Tissot pocket watch that used to belong to my great-grandfather. The serial number on the movement leads me to believe the watch was made around 1937-1939. You can see the serial number in...
  2. IDENTIFY this PRONTO pocket watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi everyone! This is my 18k pronto pocket watch. Unfortunately there is basically no info about this brand, let alone about a specific model. The case diameter is 45mm and it looks gorgeous. I would post pics of the movement but I'm scared to damage the gold case by trying to open it. Any help...
  3. Help with Tempo pocket watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    I'm new to watch collecting and came across this beauty recently and I'm having trouble finding out much about it. Can someone please help?
  4. Any information of this Girard Perregaux pocket Watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi people! i wanted to know if anyone has information about the caliber, the year of manufacturing or anything that can help to know about this watch. The only thing i know is the case number is 299386. i will attach some pictures. Thanks yo everyone!
  5. How do I identify the caliber number of a Tissot pocket watch?

    Hi everyone, sorry to jump straight in with a question but I've lost the plot with what sites I've been on! My dad has managed to get a Tissot pocket watch. The serial number dates it back to 1929-1930 but I am clueless as to how we find out what caliber it is?! Any ideas or tips would be much...
  6. Hy Moser & Cie pocket watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    I tried to find out when this Henry Moser & Cie pocket watch was made, but unfortunately I can't find anything about it. I would like to request any information about this pocket watch. Could you help me? (It's serial number is "134211 A".Mechanical movement - 15 jewel, and the diameter of the...
  7. Winding mechanism stuck

    Public Forum
    Hello everyone, I recently inherited my great-grandfather's pocket watch. Looks-wise, it is in pristine condition, but the problem is the mechanism. The problem is that I can turn the crown maybe a quarter of a spin. Then it suddenly won't let me "wind" it further and I don't want to force...
  8. Need help identifying pocket watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    My mom gave me my grandfather's old pocket watch as a keepsake - I really don't know anything about watches but I'd like to learn more about this one since it's the only thing I have of his. It doesn't work and I might look into getting it fixed up. The watch face says "Ogival 17 Jewels" and...
  9. Identification: Antique Silver Pocket Watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Found this in a market in SW France - don't think it's valuable and needs a clean, but curious about its history and keen to find out more about it. Silver Pocket Watch, cylinder escapement with 8 rubies. Key wound and key set from the back (key also pictured). Floral patterning on silver on...
  10. [Patek Philippe] Chronometro Gondolo, circa 1905

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    TL;DR: I've just bought a fine example of this watch (see link to images at the bottom of this post). I'd welcome more information about the Brazilian watch retailer Gondolo & Labouriau that was so successful in the late 1800s and early 1900s. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Patek...
  11. 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...
  12. WTB - Bulova UHF Chronograph pocket watch (96B249)

    WTB - Wanted to Buy
    As the title states, I'm looking for a Bulova UHF Chronograph pocket watch, model No. 96B249. If you've got one to sell I'd love to hear from you. Mark.
  13. SEIKOSHA EMPIRE very rare pocket watch / WRONG HAIRSPRING. NO HANDS / 1 DAY

    eBay Auctions
    40.5mm size . ONLY 24hours LEFT . very fine porcelain dial. authentic crystal without a cracks. all parts is good condition. just cleaned. except the hairspring. it is wrong. need to be replaced. the balance staff is OK. and also there is no hands. that's all.
  14. The story of a (possibly Russian) Qte Salter pocket watch

    Russian watches
    Hello Everybody! About 8 years ago I started collecting mechanical watches, mostly pocket watches and mostly Russian ones. My father in law quickly developed the same hobby, but he took it to a whole new level by getting some watchmaker equipment for himself and learning how to service, clean...
  15. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. Help identifying vintage pocket watch - Vogt

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi everyone, I don’t have much information on this vintage gold (plated?) pocket watch, and I’ve had trouble finding much info online through my research so I was hoping the community may have some more insight than what I was able to find on my own. The dial and movement are signed Vogt, with...
  18. FS: Hamilton 992E Elinvar Railroad Pocket Watch Great Condition

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    992E Elinvar Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch Model 992E Elinvar Serial # 2589767 (manufactured 1930 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) Recently serviced by Rob at Pocket Watch Repair (keeping +/- 2 seconds/day on my timegrapher) Engraved with Order of Railway Conductors 350 (from the research I have...
  19. Basis pocket watch

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Any guess identifying this watch?
  20. FS : Longines, Zenith, Hamilton, Whaltam, A.C. Millan

    Watches - Dealers and Manufacturers
    Bear with me, that's going to be a long one. Longines : [Picture]( Zenith : [Picture]( Waltham : [Picture]( A.MC. Millan : [Picture]( Hamilton ...