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    Maybe but just from his location I'd imagine he mostly gets American. It's pure Midwest farm country. Watches would have been handed down until a generation brought up on cell phones and smart watches had no use for great grandad's watch. Or they went to estate sales.Iowa-Corn-Fields-from-Third-Heaven-Ranch.png
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    Quote Originally Posted by boatme99 View Post
    Maybe but just from his location I'd imagine he mostly gets American. It's pure Midwest farm country. Watches would have been handed down until a generation brought up on cell phones and smart watches had no use for great grandad's watch. Or they went to estate sales.Iowa-Corn-Fields-from-Third-Heaven-Ranch.png
    yeah that was my thinking to start with but sort guess a lot of early watches would be their depend location. before america started to make their own. but would think back mid 1800's that a lot would have been bought through the farming catalogs .

    well thats what I remember from all those old western anyway
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    ...... Or they went to estate sales.

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    Hey, a bunch of "station wagons"!
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    Quote Originally Posted by boatme99 View Post
    Hey, a bunch of "station wagons"!
    In a floating yard.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seriously View Post
    Grade: Molly Stark


    Manufacturer: Hampden
    Manufacturer Location: Canton, Ohio
    Movement Serial Number: 2188302
    Grade: Molly Stark
    Model: 4
    Estimated Production Year: 1906
    Size: 3/0s
    Jewels: 7j
    Movement Configuration: Hunting
    Movement Finish: Nickel
    Movement Setting: Lever
    Plate: Bridge Plate
    Regulator: Plain
    Adjusted: No
    Railroad Grade: No
    Quality Rating:
    Dial Feet Locations: 13, 38.6, 54.4
    Movement Markings: Molly Stark
    Canton, O.
    That is very good! I was on vacation at the time and did not have access to my reference books. It's a shame there is little interest in the smaller sizes such as these. Very cool.

    Thanks!

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