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.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
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.|
Monday, February 13, 2017
This is a 1908, Dueber Watch Co., "Skeletonized" Movement. 15J, ON3P-U.
|A 15 Jewel, Un-Adjusted, 18 size, Open Face [Model 3], Pendulum Set, Movement, with Cut-Outs so the 'Works' are visible.|
Thursday, February 9, 2017
This is a 18 size, Dueber Watch Case Co., "Dueber Special", Engine Turned, 14K, Gold Filled, Hunter Case.
|Front has a nice Floral Engraved, Shield. [pic's shot in low light to cut down on the glare but Case probably needs a good polish].|
|Back is completely Engine Turned. The 'Fob' has 3 Chain Links, intertwined, which would be for a member of the "Odd Fellows" Lodge.|
|Inside Case Back is the "Dueber Special" Shield & Anchor T.M. which means it's 14K Gold Filled, Warranted to Wear for 25 Years.|
|Inside Dust Cover is stamped "Warranted <Dueber> 25 Years. Update; After polishing Case it went from looking like a Dull Rose Gold to a Bright Yellow Gold.|