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    EVALUATING TIME - NAME CHANGE

    We decided to change the name from Time is Money to
    NEVER ARGUE WITH AN IDIOT. FIRST THEY WILL DRAG YOU DOWN TO THEIR LEVEL. THEN, THEY WILL BEAT YOU WITH EXPERIENCE.

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    Re: EVALUATING TIME - NAME CHANGE

    Since you didn't provide a link to the registration page or details on the course content....

    Course Overview
    Length: 3 day course

    Day 1: Researching a Timepiece
    Lecture 9am-5pm
    Day 1 test 5:30pm

    1.Introduction
    2.Appraising Guidelines
    3.Grading Watches
    4.Glossary of Terms
    5.Complications Explained
    6.Chronology of Watches
    7.Opening and Inspecting a Watch Case
    8.Watch Anatomy & Correct Terminology
    9.The Five Basic Components of a Timepiece Explained i.e. “What Makes It Tick”
    10. Summary Day 1 – Important Aspects To Take Note Of
    11. Reference Material
    12. Essential & Useful Tools
    13. 1 hour Test

    Day 2: Identifying the Manufacturer and Dating Timepieces
    Lecture from 9am-5pm
    NAWCC Library Tour 5:15 pm
    Social Hour with Behind the scenes National Watch & Clock Museum tour 6-7pm

    1.Review of day 1 based on previous evening’s test results
    2.Questions from previous day or last evening’s research
    3.Identifying Genuine versus Fake versus Marriage
    4.Homage, Franken, Marriage pieces.
    5.Re-Worked dials and “Re-Dial” test
    6.Identifying movement manufacturers
    7.Dating time pieces – (serial numbering, assay marks & hallmarking, movement styles, import codes, tariff acts and responsibility marks)
    8.Sign of Forgery or Fake
    9.Searching and understanding Patents
    10. Correctly Handling Timepieces
    11. 10 Points to understanding vintage pocket watch values
    12. What adds value, what decreases value?
    13.Where to research similar pieces and their values.

    Day 3: Photographing and writing the “Appraisal”

    Lecture from 8:30am-2:30pm
    Testing begins at 2:30pm


    All the best.
    Last edited by tony20009; November 24th, 2016 at 18:36.
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    Re: EVALUATING TIME - NAME CHANGE

    Thanks.
    I am confused to your link, as of course we updated it to this:
    https://net.nawcc.org/NAWCC/Events/E...ntKey=WS327A17

    Contents the same - just a name change
    Thanks again
    Last edited by HOROLOGIST007; November 24th, 2016 at 17:22.
    NEVER ARGUE WITH AN IDIOT. FIRST THEY WILL DRAG YOU DOWN TO THEIR LEVEL. THEN, THEY WILL BEAT YOU WITH EXPERIENCE.

    "Failure is not an option" - Gene Kranz
    "Owning a vintage watch is great, understanding where it sits in Horology is magnificent"
    and
    "By Teaching Others, We Teach Ourselves"
    Adam

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    Re: EVALUATING TIME - NAME CHANGE

    Quote Originally Posted by HOROLOGIST007 View Post
    Thanks.
    I am confused to your link, as of course we updated it to this:
    https://net.nawcc.org/NAWCC/Events/E...ntKey=WS327A17

    Contents the same - just a name change
    Thanks again
    Yep....I came across the old course's title page. TY for calling the error to my attention. Fixed my post to reflect the correct page.

    All the best.
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