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Old 02-10-2007, 02:04 PM   #1
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collector watches

I just spent the last two afternoons cataloguing 143 watches for a nurse I met while in the hospital last November. She happened to mention to me one day about the watches and I told her I collected watches and I would really like to see them. She finally called me on Thursday to see if I was still interested. Kia yeah!
These watches were in bags, margerine containers and plastic bags. There were Breitling, Gruen, Rolex, Rolex Tudor, Bulova, Mido, Croton, Universal and Omegas to name a few. I was like a kid in a candy store. Apparently he also had 42 guitars that he collected but I haven't seen them yet. We have to determine the price of the watches for the estate, she has 3 other siblings that she is accountable to. I have already indicated to her which watches I am interested in. There were solid gold, rolled gold, gold plate and stainless steel watches.
She told me someone gave her father $10,000 for a group of watches before he died. I would have loved to have seen them. I can't wait. There is probably roughly the same amount of pocket watches that we haven't gone through yet. I don't know too much about those but I am willing to learn.
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Old 08-16-2011, 07:16 PM   #2
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Cool watches are cool. Expensive watches are better .





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Old 08-16-2011, 08:08 PM   #3
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Hi I own a Longine gold watch, circa 1958, what would be the value of the watch. It keep great time. I also have a Mickey Mouse watch circa 1967 with no band.
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:50 PM   #4
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I have a thing for watches. I got my first Bulova not too long ago. I happen to look up a Rolex watch and just fell in love with a 28K watch. I could not believe the beauty of the watch.

Nice story, keep us posted on what you see.
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:04 PM   #5
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:13 PM   #6
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I'd love to get my hands on a Dudley Masonic pocket watch
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:14 PM   #7
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It'll all be stolen, sooner or later. Accept this bleak prediction, and you'll be feel better when it comes true. The shits who thieve are only shits, after all. Provisional knowledge, depressing as it might be, is more desirable, and to the point, than is "optimistic" nonsense that sets our course in hazardous paths.
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:33 PM   #8
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It'll all be stolen, sooner or later. Accept this bleak prediction, and you'll be feel better when it comes true. The shits who thieve are only shits, after all. Provisional knowledge, depressing as it might be, is more desirable, and to the point, than is "optimistic" nonsense that sets our course in hazardous paths.
Ooooooooooooookaaaaaaaay!
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Old 08-17-2011, 01:49 AM   #9
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Wow....OLD thread!

Those are some sweet watches!
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:21 AM   #10
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:29 AM   #11
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Let me know if she's got any interesting lefty guitars! BTW, my watch is an iPhone!
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:29 AM   #12
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Wow....OLD thread!

Those are some sweet watches!
LMAO... I never looked at the date on the OP... A one post thread brought back to live...
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:57 AM   #13
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What is it with all of the Zombie threads lately? Seriously...this is a one post thread from 4 years ago! How and why did this happen....can the Mods start a WGAS type thread listing all of the Zombie threads that have risen from the near dead in the past 30 days?
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Old 08-17-2011, 08:21 AM   #14
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That just menas there's a lot of new members who are checking everything out - it's not a bad thing, is it???
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