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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

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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 ?

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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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