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    Masterpiece

    Hey Cats,

    Just got this as payment for services rendered.











    Showed it to my former teacher.....let's just say that I'm very very fortunate to have a watch of this magnitude 😊

    Peace,
    Preston
    Last edited by Preston; May 30, 2015 at 10:36 PM.

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    Beautiful! That is a great form of payment!

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    Missing manual. BlackNomad's Avatar
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    What a beaty!!!

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    I know 'thing one' about pocket watches; but that looks an absolute delight
    Some people have opinions - The rest of us have taste.

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    did you get the keys to ? looks nice silver ? hallmarked ? looks English maybe . and the original box too what's not to like
    one night I dreamed I was locked in my fathers watch, with Ptolemy and twenty one ruby stars mounted on spheres and the primum mobile coiled and gleaming to the end of space and the notched spheres eating each other's rinds to the last tooth of time and the case closed - John Ciardi ...

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    Wow! That is beautiful!

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    Quote Originally Posted by is that my watch View Post
    did you get the keys to ? looks nice silver ? hallmarked ? looks English maybe . and the original box too what's not to like
    Yes I have the key. I'm looking for a chain for it now.

    It's a E. Howard & Co. of Boston. They're known for making very high end pocket watches in low numbers.

    Low serial number. Solid silver case. The box is not original, it's an old Birks piece I use to store my best pocket watch in.

    Peace,
    Preston

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    cool nice the bay has some nice chains and fobs I notice early when looking for a monjina worth a look to finish it off well. what's age do you reckon ?
    one night I dreamed I was locked in my fathers watch, with Ptolemy and twenty one ruby stars mounted on spheres and the primum mobile coiled and gleaming to the end of space and the notched spheres eating each other's rinds to the last tooth of time and the case closed - John Ciardi ...

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    http://wristwatchreview.co.uk/

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    Quote Originally Posted by is that my watch View Post
    cool nice the bay has some nice chains and fobs I notice early when looking for a monjina worth a look to finish it off well. what's age do you reckon ?
    I'm way ahead of you on the eBay front ☺

    The watch dates to 1861 and it's a regulator movement which I don't know anything about but I'll teach myself.

    My teacher valued it at $6000 and if enough fight over in an auction setting it could do very low 5 figures. This is what my former teacher tells me, is it true or not, that will remain a mystery.

    Peace,
    Preston

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    That's just lovely!
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