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.