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I'm a sidewinder fan. Here is one of my carry Hammy's. A 21j John Hancock, nickel.

Really it's my night stand watch and runs
24/7. The computer watch is a glass back
Hampden 17j from 1912.


Keith R...


 
Posts: 27 | Location: Raywick, Kentucky in the USA | Registered: December 06, 2015
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I have two Hampdens. One is a 6s 15J that was actually the first pocket watch I bought. It's in an ornate Philadelphia Hunter case and it runs very well.

 
Posts: 328 | Location: Plattsburgh, New York in the USA | Registered: December 17, 2012
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Movement

 
Posts: 328 | Location: Plattsburgh, New York in the USA | Registered: December 17, 2012
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Case

 
Posts: 328 | Location: Plattsburgh, New York in the USA | Registered: December 17, 2012
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My second Hampden is a 21j 16s Wm. McKinley with a Montgomery dial in a gold filled case just labeled as Famous. It also runs very well.

 
Posts: 328 | Location: Plattsburgh, New York in the USA | Registered: December 17, 2012
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Mc Kinley movement

 
Posts: 328 | Location: Plattsburgh, New York in the USA | Registered: December 17, 2012
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Donald
Absolutely beautiful
Are those Dueber cases?
 
Posts: 1066 | Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia in the USA | Registered: February 08, 2015
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No, I said the 6s is in a Philadelphia case and the McKinley is in a case just labelled as "Famous" I have no idea who made it.
 
Posts: 328 | Location: Plattsburgh, New York in the USA | Registered: December 17, 2012
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Picture of Clark Reed
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Here is my 18s North American Railway 21J


Clark Reed


 
Posts: 540 | Location: Anderson, South Carolina in the USA | Registered: April 09, 2013
IHC Member 2075
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Here is a John Hancock , I am surprised to be the first one posting it !1230427 serial model 3

 
Posts: 1411 | Location: Maryland in the USA | Registered: June 04, 2015
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rough dial , I was informed that you see the canton Ohio marked dial on a lot of John Hancocks

 
Posts: 1411 | Location: Maryland in the USA | Registered: June 04, 2015
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This was a sleeper , sold as a waltham , a P/L marked Toronto watch co

 
Posts: 1411 | Location: Maryland in the USA | Registered: June 04, 2015
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the movement

 
Posts: 1411 | Location: Maryland in the USA | Registered: June 04, 2015
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Nice Kevin!



Roger
 
Posts: 3963 | Location: Carbon, Texas in the USA | Registered: January 24, 2010
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I have received a nice Hampden 12s pocket watch in a Dueber Special case. The movement says Dueber Grand on it and dates from 1899. An interesting thing, and what made me want it more, is that it is pin set. It has interesting hands and just the old Hampden logo on the dial. The inside of the case says Dueber with the anchor in the shield under it, and says Special under that. It winds , sets and runs nicely and I'm very pleased with it.

 
Posts: 328 | Location: Plattsburgh, New York in the USA | Registered: December 17, 2012
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The movement [1328849]

 
Posts: 328 | Location: Plattsburgh, New York in the USA | Registered: December 17, 2012
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Donald So many attractive features, great photos, thanks.
Mike
 
Posts: 1066 | Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia in the USA | Registered: February 08, 2015
IHC Member 2030
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Another Railway, iPad camera resized photo is not as clear as we would like.

 
Posts: 1066 | Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia in the USA | Registered: February 08, 2015
IHC Member 2030
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And the machine room.

 
Posts: 1066 | Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia in the USA | Registered: February 08, 2015
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Finally , I picked up a North American Railway 21j , this one had been eluding me for a while

 
Posts: 1411 | Location: Maryland in the USA | Registered: June 04, 2015
IHC Member 2075
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dial -not bad

 
Posts: 1411 | Location: Maryland in the USA | Registered: June 04, 2015
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This is my only Hampden. From what I can find online, it is a Model 2, unadjusted, with 15 jewels, made in 1887. Any additional info would be appreciated.

Carl Mayer (1847-1916) was a German-born jeweler and watchmaker. In 1887 he had a store on Congress Ave. in Austin. The store was still on Congress, and still in his family, when I lived in Austin in the late 1960s.

Hampden PL
 
Posts: 121 | Location: Fort Worth, Texas in the USA | Registered: April 17, 2015
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