Here is a simple and fascinating descriptive video, in easy-to-understand terms, of how a mechanical watch movement works.
When passion drives you towards the study of time, it is with the understanding that vintage watches are often under appreciated. I myself, Paul Duling, throughout my studies, have discovered times when I was drawn to a particular brand or style of watch; as […]
Paul Duling researched the Montgomery watch dial history and found it to be a truly unique and valuable addition to pocket watch design especially among many of the railroads. It had certain innovations on the marginal minute design that made it one of the […]
The strong market for pocket watches is a clear indication that these watches not only retain their high values but have the potential to greatly grow in value when held over time. As with the collecting of any particular category of antique, there are […]
Nowadays, people are quick to showcase an overzealous wristwatch or flash their cell phone cases when it comes to timekeeping. Those with a little more sophisticated style still appreciate the use of a pocket watch as an accessory piece, meant to dress up the […]
So, you’ve stumbled across a pocket watch in the attic; or maybe it was in a box of treasures that your late grandfather had set aside to “be yours” one day. No matter how you may have come across this timeless treasure, your curiosity […]
Remember, the model of a watch is the overall design of the watch’s movement. A good examples are the size and shape of the plates and/or bridges, the layout of the (gear) train, and the design of the vast majority of the parts). The […]
Elgin convertible. 16S, 14K, Box Hinge HC, LS. Circa 1890. Mint condition white porcelain dial with gold minute dots and gold stars, and ornate gold frames around black Arabic numerals, gold Louis XV hands. Nickel, three finger bridge movement. Almost like new case. The […]