Buren Pocket Watch

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    Member sbyrd68's Avatar
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    Cool Buren Pocket Watch

    Hi all-
    I just picked this Buren pocket watch on Ebay and was wondering if anyone can help date it? I am waiting for delivery so the pictures are the sellers. The pictures are a lot better than what I could take. Any information would be appreciated.

    Steve B.
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    Member Eeeb's Avatar
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    Re: Buren Pocket Watch

    The case from Star Watch Case Company(?) gives a years of use guarantee... I believe that dates it prior to the 1930s if not the 1920s. Others may know more.

    Nice watch!
    "Forever is composed of nows." - Emily Dickinson

    "The watch has to be surrounded by a history.
    You need more than just a great design. You need to create an atmosphere around the product.
    Who is the company behind it? Why are they using this material?
    People need to be able to identify the watch with themselves. It's based on emotion." - Ralph Furter

    ...that's just my opinion and I've been wrong before and will be again and might be now!

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    Member Shangas's Avatar
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    Melbourne, Australia

    Re: Buren Pocket Watch

    I believe the whole "Gauranteed X Years" thing was discontinued by law, in the 1920s, so it's probably made before 1924, unless they're using an older case for a new watch.
    "Pipes are occasionally of extraordinary interest...nothing has more individuality save, perhaps, watches and bootlaces."

    - Sherlock Holmes.

    'The Yellow Face'.

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