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GREAT American pocket watches wanted
PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:47 pm Reply with quote
Jon
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Joined: 02 Dec 2002
Posts: 24580
Location: Boston, Ma




I collect the following watches and/or movements:

Luther Goddard, Shrewsbury, Mass. products only

Henry Pitkin and other genuine Pitkin watches from E. Hartford, Conn. and New York

Jacob Custer, Norristown, Pa.

J.H. Mulford, Albany, N.Y.

Howard, Davis and Dennison, Boston (8day 22 size)

Warren Mfg. Co., Boston--watches or movements

Boston Watch Company, including "Samuel Curtis, Roxbury" & "Dennison Howard and Davis, Waltham"

Joseph Jeunet, Meadville, Pa.

Tracy Baker & Co., Waltham (numbers 5001-5020 only)

Howard and Rice, Boston

L (Lyman) W. Thompson, Cherry Valley, N.Y.

early E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass. early series or experimental models only

George P. Reed, Boston and Malden

Charles Fasoldt, Rome and Albany, N.Y.

Nashua Watch Co., Nashua, N.H.

true Appleton Tracy & Co., Waltham, Mass (5000-15000) all original watches

early American Watch Co. watches, including unusual key winds and all originally cased 3/4 plate 20, 18, 16 size in silver or gold cases

American Watch Company signed HI-GRADE models 1859, 1860, 1862, 1868, 1872, 1888, 1899, and ladies OO size only

American Watch Company, Waltham, Mass. chronographs/repeaters in choice original cases

United States Watch Co., Marion, New Jersey; plus Empire City Watch Co. watches and movements

J.G. Hall, Vermont watches and movements

Don J. Mozart (Mozart Watch Co.), Ann Arbor, Mich.

New York Watch Co., Springfield, Mass. (original early 3/4 plate KW/SWs and high grades only)

W. E. Potter, Boston

Jacob D. Karr, Washington, D.C.

J.H. Allison, Detroit, Michigan

Cornell Watch Co., Chicago, Ill. and San Francisco, Calif.

California Watch Co., San Francisco, Calif.

Western Watch Co., Chicago, Ill (not Swiss)

Ezra Bowman Watch Co., Lancaster, Pa. (numbers 1-50 only)

J. P. Stevens Watch Co., Atlanta, Ga. (numbers 1-169 only)

Lancaster Watch (Adams and Perry), Lancaster, Pa. (numbers 1-2300 only)

early Lancaster Watch Co., Lancaster, Pa.;original cases and high grades only

E.H. Flint, Cincinnati, Ohio

S.D. French, Wabash, Indiana

D.D. Palmer, Waltham, Mass (Waltham Horological School)

Herman Von Der Heydt (Self Winding Watch Company), Chicago, Ill (numbers 1-35 only)

unusual Independent Watch Co., Fredonia Watch Co., NY and Peoria Watch Co., Peoria, Ill. watches or movements

Otay Watch Company, Otay, California

San Jose Watch Co., San Jose, California

Osaka Watch Co., Osaka, Japan

W. Hanson

McIntyre Watch Company

any unusual American watches or chronographs

experimental American watches

employee watches

original American watches of historical significance and/or documented

early American watches in superb or unused condition

unusual, rare and/or fancy early American dials in super condition

Rare horological books and watch ephemera, plus correspondence

unusual watch company sales catalogues and brochures, prior to 1900

I have been collecting, researching and seriously buying antique watches for over 55 years and I will pay top prices for desired items I want or need for my collection.

I offer you simply the strongest financial responsibility, honest and credible dealings with immediate payment plus strict confidential transactions. TRY ME or simply call and let's get acquainted! Thank you for reading and I look forward to hearing from you. (I am always happy to asset or answer questions on items of mutual interest.)

Jon Hanson
nawcc #8801
Over 60 years "playing" with antique watches

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:24 am Reply with quote
KennyHabeeb
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Joined: 22 Jan 2015
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Timepieces: 1) A series II E. Howard (silver case OK).
2) A Waltham model 1868.
3) An A.T. & Co. Chronodrometer


Books: 1) Boston: Cradle of American Watchmaking
2) Crossman and Abbott on U.S. watchmaking history

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:22 am Reply with quote
Jon
Chapter President
Joined: 02 Dec 2002
Posts: 24580
Location: Boston, Ma




series II H. movement or cased?

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Jon "the truth" Hanson
Founder and President of Chapter 149--the leading horological collectors' club!
American Horologe Co -- America's Most Respected Name
SUPPORT ETHICAL PRACTICES IN HOROLOGY--Keep watches original--DO NOT SWITCH, PART OUT OR "CREATE" PW abortions!
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 11:11 am Reply with quote
KennyHabeeb
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Original case and movement not messed with.
K.
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