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  1. #1

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    Feb 2008

    Question help identifying watch movement

    hi gang
    i have an 18size lever set transitional (key and stem wind) hunter case pocketwatch movement with no name or serial number on it also the bezel? the part that holds the glass in on a hunter case is missing the other doors outer and inner snap shut fine but i was wondering if the case could be repaired all help appreciated
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    Member Ray MacDonald's Avatar
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    Apr 2005
    Almonte ON Canada

    Re: help identifying watch movement

    Looks like a Swiss movement, late 19th century. You might be able to find a junk case on ebay to fit the bezel, or maybe a good watchmaker would have one.
    I wouldn't spend a lot on it though unless it's a family heirloom.

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    Member Eeeb's Avatar
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    Great Lakes - USofA

    Re: help identifying watch movement

    I agree... unless you have some sentimental attachment to this specific watch, it is probably beyond it's economic life. You can buy much better to replace it for what it will take to revive it.
    "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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    Re: help identifying watch movement

    hi and thanks guys all info is appreciated

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