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Thought it was a good idea to start a thread where members can post pics of their pocket watch collections...

To start things out, some of my treasured Hamilton pocket watches. Especially love my Hamilton 23 Chronograph and 4992b (Size 16 PW with center seconds). Find the craftsmanship, engineering and finishing of these watches stunningly amazing... damn shame that when the factory closed, they dumped many of the machines used to fabricate PW into the local garbage dump :cry: :cry: :

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Group Pics of some of my Hamiltons:
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More pics of my other PW pending, more Hammys and other vintage goodness...

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here is mine

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amazing River :o

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Akvanautas wrote:
amazing River :o



That's a keeper!

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A nice Omega PW

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Another Omega PW

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Doxa from 1916

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Pfetterhausen, the only existing watch from that company from 1898

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Longines, our Familywatch

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Waltham from 1916

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Another Waltham from 1904

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And some others...

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My grandfather's old watch. Cracked dial, case is coming apart and the movement doesn't run very well. Does anyone recognize this movement type?

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I hunted this watches for builds, but these are to good to destroy.

Tellus 514C, Unknown, Cortebert 624, Cortebert 616

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You guys are all sick!!! I want to play! Lovely watches BTW!


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I have quite a few pocket watches out in the box in the garage, but THIS is my pocket watch - 1889 Waltham P.S. Bartlett, given to me by my grandfather. He bought it from someone back in the Great Depression for $5.00, a huge amount of money, but he knew that it was a nice watch. He tinkered on watches as long as I can remember, but I don't really remember that he favored any particular type. That he saved this one for me makes it special.
Front - "Mc S" can only be assumed to be the name of the guy he bought it from. McNay was my grandfather's family name.
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A few years ago, I had it cleaned & oiled by a local jeweler, and they also installed a new glass crystal as the old one was broken. It ran fine for a few outings, but stopped and appears to be overbanked or something - a problem in the balance. I need to take a look at this one again and get her going, but I didn't really want to tinker on this heirloom. Looks like it was a popular movement, so I may try to snag one from the Bay and tinker with it before I mess with the good one.

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My Great Grandfathers A.Lange Und Soehne, purchased in Berlin in 1912 and still running beautifully. I replaced the second hand (which at some time in the past had previously been replaced with a stubby little hand that was also corroding), not 100% correct but very close. Sadly Lange refused to supply me the hand alone and the cost for them to replace it was ridiculous. Also the watch has been dropped at some time (not by me) as there's a small dent in the case near to where the porcelain dial has cracked at the 10 o'clock position.

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These are the only pics at the moment, I've also got a new Mondaine though no photos presently.

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This one could do with a service.

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Hi Guys,

I hope everyone is good.... A big G'day from the Aussie Bush. The Kinderfocken have taken it in turn to be sick...now the wife....shit...

Here is my Great-Grandfathers Apprentice peice when he studied Watch Making in Switzerland. Time-wise mid-20th Century. Not the greatest watch, but it was made by someone with my gene's - so to me it is priceless.

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Edit - Family history was wrong, he did study in Switzerland in the mid 1920's. I have an email confirming his enrolment.

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foxint wrote:
Hi Guys,

I hope everyone is good.... A big G'day from the Aussie Bush. The Kinderfocken have taken it in turn to be sick...now the wife....shit...

Here is my Great-Grandfathers Apprentice peice when he studied Watch Making in Belgium. Time-wise mid-20th Century. Not the greatest watch, but it was made by someone with my gene's - so to me it is priceless.

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Very nice indeed. Interesting the dial is marked School of Horlogerie Neuchatel which is in Switzerland. Did they supply the dials to the Belgian school or was your GGF actually in Neuchatel I wonder? It may be simple in appearance but nicely beveled edges on the bridge plates and perlage detailing under the balance wheel, not forgetting that beautifully curved and flowing swan neck adjuster. Does it still run?

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Hi Hub

Well mate that did concern me....I did ask my Dad who was totally disinterested. I did email a number of schools in Switzerland and Belgium and a lot have closed/amagamated or lost the records. Willem Hugo Fock took the course after he retired between 1930-1950 (?). He retired to Belgium as the taxes were less than the Netherlands.

I will do another hunt and try and find... I am really pissed off with my Dad, for whom the only person he is intersted is himself. There are not too many Fock's left. I did ask the relatives via Facebook.... but again no one coudl care a rats....

Thanks for the interest. I also know he mad a clock that is rumoured to be in a Dutch museum.... but the family is also no interested

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I know it is not as Exquisite as the other Pocket Watches posted, it even looked half a watch without the Dial...
..but it is still a Pocket Watch nonetheless!... :)


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616... nice!

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new arrival today, engraved on the movement it says NACAR , swiss made, 15 jewels and on the dial it says chronometre extra - swiss made
it's a beautiful bronze'sh finish.

The movement is about 37mm so my molly movement rings won't work. I could possible make a copper plate movement holder depending on how much room there is in the case.
so far it seems to be running strong and on time.
Will take it out of the case and check the stem and hand size later.

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and with my other pocket watches ready for builds.

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great thread...


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My grandfather's old watch. Cracked dial, case is coming apart and the movement doesn't run very well. Does anyone recognize this movement type?

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Really amazing watch..My grandpa had Pocket watch but i didn't have its pictures. :|


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