Friday, June 30, 2017
DUEBER SILVERINE, SCREW BACK & BEZEL, CASE, ENGRAVED WITH AN ELECTRIC TROLLEY ON CASE BACK. ONE-OFF CASE, Serial # 6176, hidden on inside edge of case back & is the same as the serial # stamped on the case body [Dueber Cases had two numerals preceding the body number as the main case number].
Monday, June 5, 2017
Monday, May 22, 2017
1887 J.P.STEVENS, ATLANTA, GA. [HAMPDEN] 18 SIZE, 15 JEWEL, MODEL 2 [HUNTER] with STEVENS PAT. REGULATOR. SERIAL NO.1671.
|Housed in a DUEBER COIN Hunter Case, Serial #660170.|
|Case has a Floral Engraved Front Lid & a Plain Back.|
Sunday, April 23, 2017
18 size Dueber Watch Case Co., Engraved Silverine, 3-Hinge, Open Face Case.
|Bird & Floral Engraving on Case Back.|
|Thick Crystal, with Engraved Bezel.|
|Close up of Case Back Engraving.|
|Close up of Bezel Engraving. 3-Hinge Case for both Pendant & Lever Set Movements.|
|Inner Dust Cover. Marked "Dueber" - "Sliverine" - "Canton, O." - "41301".|
Thursday, April 20, 2017
DUEBER, "CHAMPION", 18 SIZE, BOX-HINGE, HUNTER / DISPLAY CASE [serial #1494630]. Movement is an 1886, 18 size, Hampden, Grade Springfield, 7/11 Jewel, Gilt Finish, Hunter [HG2L-U] Serial No. 428493.
|"Champion" Dueber Cases are Gold Filled, 10K, & Warranted for 20 yrs..|
|Instead of a Dust Cover Back has a Second Bezel & Crystal. I don't know if these Hunter / Display Cases were done at the Factory or were Modified later.|
|Fitted with an 1886, Model 2, Gilt, Grade Springfield, Movement.|
|Plain, Roman, Single-Sunk, Dial, w/ Thin Spade Hands.|
|Front of Case.|
|Rear of Case.|
Saturday, April 1, 2017
1906 Hampden Watch Co., "John Hancock", 21 Jewel, 18 size, Model 3, Adjusted to 5 Positions, Double Roller, Open Face Pocket Watch.
|ON3L-5P DR. Running. Gold Screw Settings, Damasked Nickle Back & Barrel Plates. Serial No.2277563.|
|The Hands are Extra Broad Hr. & Whip Min. The Dial is Incorrect for this Movement.|
|This is the Appropriate Style Dial for this Watch [with the addition of Masonic Symbols at the center].|
|Currently housed in a "Gibraltar", Rolled Gold or Plated, Embossed, Case.|
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
DUEBER WATCH CASE CO., 18 size, Gold Filled, 10K, "Champion" Hunter Case.
|Blank Shield Front, with Floral Engravings.|
|Village Scene Back. Completely Hand Engraved.|
|Dueber "Champion" Logo that appeared on their early cases. Indicates a 10k, Gold Filled Case, Warranted to Wear for 20 yr's.|
|From the Side. Coin Edged with a Dotted Band.|
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Serial No.2354915, HAMPDEN 21 JEWEL, 18 SIZE, SPECIAL RAILWAY, TWO-TONE, MODEL 3, MANUFACTURED IN 1907.
|OT3L-5P, DR [Open-Face, Two-Tone, Model 3, Marked; "Adjusted to 5 Positions", & "Double Roller"]. Circle Gold Damasking, w/ the 'Late Style' "Special Railway" script markings.|
|Double-Sunk, Glass Enamel Dial, w/ Arabic Numerals & Lg. Spade Hands [dial has 3 quite noticeable hairlines].|
|"Monitor" Case was Gold Plated, which has been rubbed off through the ages. This Watch is running [as of this writing it's been running 13 hrs. & keeping exact time] but needs a Mint Dial & a Good, Dueber, Gold Filled Case to go with it.|
Sunday, February 26, 2017
The End Result; My 1899 Hampden, John Hancock, 21 Jewel, 18 size, Open Face, Model 3, [ON3L-A], Serial No.1439526, with Canadian 24 hr. Dial, mounted in a Canadian, Gold Filled, Case.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
This one's a Dueber Grand, 17 Jewel, 18 size, Hunter, Serial No.1236709.
|Movement is a Model 4, 17 Jewel with Screw Set Jewels & Hampden Star Regulator. Movement is running & keeping time.|
|The Dial is a Fancy Hampden Factory Dial with the HWCo. Logo.|
|The Gold Filled Hunter Case is Hand Engraved w/ a Rampant Stag on a Floral Field.|
|The Case Manufacturer is the Keystone Watch Case Co., J.Boss model. It's a 14K, Gold Filled, 25 year, Hunter Case [marked 25 yr. / 14K & the Crown over Scales Logo indicates a 25 year ware guarantee as well as being 14K Gold Filled].|
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
18 size, Keystone, J.Boss, Open Face, Screw Back & Bezel, Case. Gold Filled, 10K, & Warranted to Wear for 20 years.
|1900 to 1910 era, Pendulum & Lever Set Case.|
|Elk Engraved Back.|
This is an 18 size, Open-Face, Screw Back & Bezel, Gold Filled, A.W.C.CO., Case, Warranted for 20 years. Made by "The American Watch Case Co., of Toronto, LTD." 511 King St., W. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
|Highly Hand Engraved, Case Back.|
|From the Front.|
|Coin Edge, with Thick Crystal.|
|Screw Back & Bezel, Warranted for 20 years. The Style indicates it was made around the Late 1800's or the Turn of the Century.|
|I bought this Canadian Case to go with my Hampden, John Hancock, ON3L-A, that has a Canadian Dial [Roman, 1 through 12 & Arabic 13 through 24, Numerals]. As a "Canadian Market" Hampden it would have, most likely, had a Canadian made Case.|