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by GJH
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: My first Illinois - Advice/Info please
Replies: 22
Views: 745

Re: My first Illinois - Advice/Info please

Squash61 wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:17 pm
Thanks For the comments Greg and thanks for hooking me up with Fred. He was great to work with. He had several dials to choose from, but I had to step up and get the NOS one.
A FANTASTIC choice!
One of the nicest I have ever seen!
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by GJH
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: My first Illinois - Advice/Info please
Replies: 22
Views: 745

Re: My first Illinois - Advice/Info please

I am Floored!!! Folks, This is a PERFECT example of a home run! This watch has been saved from the heap and brought back to life as a CHAMP!!! This looks like it came from the factory and the money you have into it was WELL worth it... This watch now has VALUE. Like I said to Andy... If you have som...
by GJH
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Dear EBay Sellers:
Replies: 264
Views: 44410

Re: Dear EBay Sellers:

Wearing a pair of clean white gloves in your photo (as you hold the $50 broken watch that looks like you pulled it out of a drawer) is NOT going to make me think the watch is worth the $3000 asking price. And PLEASE STOP taking photos of you holding up the watch by a lug with a pair of fancy looking...
by GJH
Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Engravings...
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Re: Engravings...

Ol' Tony Boy gave it his best shot for sure!

I saw this BEATUY the other day...
What a cool watch with a super engraving.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/14k-SOLID-Gold- ... SwozRZvaQb
by GJH
Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Washington Watch Company
Replies: 10
Views: 455

Re: Washington Watch Company

Is there a way you can get a close up shot of the movement?
This would really help identify the watch better.
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by GJH
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Dial Cleaning Methods
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: Dial Cleaning Methods

Some inspiration...

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by GJH
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Dial Cleaning Methods
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: Dial Cleaning Methods

Congrats on a very cool looking Mate there!

Keep us posted on the progress.

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by GJH
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/17 through 9/23/2017?
Replies: 36
Views: 1045

Re: WRUW 9/17 through 9/23/2017?

Illinois Transitional heavy engraving

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by GJH
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Greatgrandfather's Illinois Watch Identification
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Greatgrandfather's Illinois Watch Identification

Beautiful Illinois!

Welcome to the forum!

Believe it or not, My Great Grandfather's Pocket watch was what got me into collecting
Illinois wrist watches. When I realized that they also made them, I was hooked.

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by GJH
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: My first Illinois - Advice/Info please
Replies: 22
Views: 745

Re: My first Illinois - Advice/Info please

I think the white part of the dial looks TERRIFIC. At this point perhaps you might want to speak with Robert at ID about re-printing the Illinois logo and re-filling the numbers with aged (NOT ORANGE!!!) luminous. That's all it really needs... and, frankly, I think this will look better than the va...