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by Magpie
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Vintage Watch Sign 1870
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Vintage Watch Sign 1870

Absolutely GORGEOUS!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

(What are the dimensions as framed?)
by Magpie
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Latest purchase... all original 55’ Adrian
Replies: 4
Views: 483

Re: Latest purchase... all original 55’ Adrian

Lovely watch! If you like the band with it and enjoy wearing it, I wouldn't worry about it not being original. But if you want to try to look for one that is, maybe Jim (Just 1 More) knows and will drop by here to enlighten us all about the ID of the bracelet manufacturer. (I know that Hamilton used...
by Magpie
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Anyone know this model?
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: Anyone know this model?

Welcome to the forum! Will you post pictures of the inside and outside of the case back and the movement, please? That will help a lot. (BTW, it's not an E-12. I remember that some time ago someone here posted a watch that looked just like yours, but I believe that as yet the particular model hasn't...
by Magpie
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Blind man’s cushion
Replies: 8
Views: 465

Re: Blind man’s cushion

Interesting watch! Could you add a photo of the inside of the case back, please, so we could have a look at that too? Thanks!
by Magpie
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: What model is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 700

Re: What model is this?

Here's a 15 jewel 6/0 from 1929 that I cannot find in Bruce's new Elgin Collector's Guide
Look again: it's on p. 42 (top of page, middle image).
by Magpie
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?
Replies: 20
Views: 1211

Re: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?

What a striking Rolex, Adam!

My watch of the day is a little Hamilton-Illinois "Career Girl A":

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(It's hard to find the black dial version.)
by Magpie
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?
Replies: 20
Views: 1211

Re: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?

What a great week already for WRUW! Grumpy, I LOVE that "Starglo" and the special effect of its dial! Namespetra, I've always felt the coin edging of the sides on the Hamilton "Boone" was an elegant touch! And, BigDDD, you've got me curious: What's the whole story about the wastebasket and that hand...
by Magpie
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?
Replies: 20
Views: 1211

Re: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?

An Elgin "Home Run 667" was on my wrist today when I went out to get my annual flu shot:

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by Magpie
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?
Replies: 20
Views: 1211

WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?

My Elgin "Lady and Tiger" went to church today sporting a newly installed black silk grosgrain ribbon watchband with a white gold Hadley clasp: http://mrtoad.net/Media/201810WRUW/Elgin_Lady-Tiger.jpg Thanks to Mr. Toad for putting the watchband together for me! (Sorry we didn't think to get a photo ...
by Magpie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/21 through 10/27/2018?
Replies: 21
Views: 1322

Re: WRUW 10/21 through 10/27/2018?

For voting early in the midterm elections, I wore this Hamilton Model 53001-3 today:

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