My Grandads watch
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    My Grandads watch

    Hello folks, I have just got this little beauty back from the watch doctors, it was brought for my grandfather in 1938 and is a Marvin movement assembled by Speed and co jewellers in King's Lynn, I do have the original box and I love it. What do you all think?
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    Re: My Grandads watch

    Very nice. I would think it was more likely just retailed by Speed - rather than assembled.

    BTW, in googling I discovered that Speed's daughter Odile became rather famous as an artist and also married Francis Crick one of the discoverers of the DNA double helix. Odile Crick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Also Life In Legacy - Week of July 7, 2007 - she's the one with her double helix drawing alongside her picture. Maybe she handled that very watch.
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    Re: My Grandads watch

    What a beautiful watch to have as an heirloom. Very classic...Timeless. Thanks for sharing.

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    My Grandads watch

    While I would probably not like this style of watch on my wrists, I would definitely try to overcome that if one of my grandfathers had left me such a beauty...

    May you wear it in good health!


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    Re: My Grandads watch

    Very cool indeed.

    I was just wearing my grandfather's 1932 Hamilton this weekend.

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    such a nice piece to hand down.

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    Re: My Grandads watch

    Very Nice, It's so cool to wear something that you know your grandfather had and used I'm sure everyday. Thanks for sharing.

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