Parts and Projects

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Perfect for the Hobbyist

A selection of parts movements, project watches, hands, dials, cases, books, manuals and more. Unless stated otherwise, assume that all movements are non-running. Shipping is $5 per order for domestic.

 

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Watch Dials

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Elgin dial

D-004

Flawless 18-size (45.0 mm) single-sunk Elgin dial with Arabic numerals and the Gothic signature. All three feet are intact, with locations at 16.5, 36.5, and 54 minutes. 

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Elgin dial

D-016

Uncommon 18-size flat Elgin private label dial for Von Gunten Bros, Chatham, Ont. There are some minor edge chips but all three dial feet are intact at 16.5, 36.5, and 54 minutes.

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Hampden dial

D-014

Flawless 18-size Roman-numeral single-sunk Hampden dial with three intact dial feet at 14, 36.5, and 52 minutes.

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Rockford dial

D-015

16-size red/black Arabic double-sunk Rockford dial with edge chips and hairlines. All three dial feet are intact at 16, 36, and 56 minutes.

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Seth Thomas dial

D-008

18-size Seth Thomas Roman-numeral pressed dial will fit any 18-size movement. Some light hairlines at the right foot location, and the third foot at the 35-minute-mark has been cut off.

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Seth Thomas dial

 D-011

18-size Seth Thomas Arabic single-sunk dial will fit any 18-size movement. There are some light hairlines and edge chips.

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Seth Thomas dial

 D-012

18-size Seth Thomas red/black single-pressed Arabic dial will fit any 18-size movement. There is some repairable damage by the inner chapter edge, but all three dial feet are intact.

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Trenton dial

D-013

16-size black/blue Trenton dial with hairlines, Arabic numerals, and three intact dial feet at 19, 36, and 55 minutes.

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Waltham dial

D-005

16-1/2-size (43.8 mm) Waltham dial with Roman numerals and a minor edge chip at 32 minutes. All three feet are intact, with locations at 18.5, 39, and 57.5 minutes.

Hand Sets

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Elgin hands

H-006

Plum 16-size Elgin hour and minute hands for convertible movements. New-old stock, right off the card. They will need to be trimmed to length, and the arbor holes are 0.4 mm and 1.65 mm.

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Hamilton hands

H-008

Blued 18-size Hamilton heavy spade-and-poker hour and minute hands. New-old stock, right off the card. The minute hand arbor is polished. 

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Waltham hands

H-009

16-size blued Waltham spade-and-poker hands. New-old stock, right off the card. Standard length, with post diameters of 1.3 and 1.95 mm.  

Parts Movements

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Key-Wind Columbus

P-006

18-size 15-jewel key-wind gilt Columbus movement with good jeweling and gear train, including both the center and 4th pivots. The barrel and balance wheel are missing, but the dial is in fairly good shape.

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Hamilton 914

P-008

12-size 17-jewel pendant-set open-face Hamilton 914. Missing the winding wheels but has a good balance staff, gear train, jeweling, and center and 4th pivots.

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Model 3 Hampden

P-009

18-size 7-jewel lever-set gilt open-face Model 3 Hampden. Bad balance staff but has a good gear train, including both the center and 4th pivots, hairspring, and setting lever spring.

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Model 6 Illinois

P-007

18-size 17-jewel open-face Illinois with a good balance staff, but the roller table and hairspring are missing. The gear train looks intact, the mainspring feels good, and everything under the dial is there.

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Seth Thomas Century

P-004

18-size 7-jewel open-face lever-set nickel Model 12 Seth Thomas Century with a bad balance staff. The dial is flawless and both the center and 4th pinions are intact.

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Seth Thomas Republic

P-010

18-size 7-jewel hunting lever-set two-tone Model 13 Seth Thomas Republic with a bad balance staff. The dial is flawless and both the center and 4th pinions are intact.

Watch Cases

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Base metal Defiance case

C-004

16-size base metal Defiance case with lever cutouts at the 6-minute position for most American models except for Columbus and Illinois Model 5 Getty, and at the 55-minute-mark for Waltham M08 wind indicators. The covers thread on easily and the crystal is acrylic.

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Gold-filled Fahy's case

C-006

18-size gold-filled 20-year Fahy's Montauk case with screw cover and bezel. There is a lever cutout and a good glass crystal, but is missing the stem, sleeve and crown.

Project Watches

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Model 6 Elgin

W-007

16-size 7-jewel pendant-set hunter Model 6 Elgin with a good dial. Running sluggishly and could doubtless use a good cleaning. 

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Model 7 Elgin

W-004

16-size 7-jewel pendant-set Grade 243 in a hinged silveroid case from roughly 1923. The balance staff is good, but it's either overbanked or too gunked up to run. There is no crystal.

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Model 3 Hampden

W-006

12-size 7-jewel pendant-set open-face Model 3 Hampden. Complete watch with a good balance staff, dial and hands, but not running.

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Model 83 PSB Waltham

W-005

18-size 17-jewel gilt pendant-set open-face Model 83 Waltham in PS Bartlett grade. Running very sluggishly with a full set of domed hardware, both case screws, and an intact regulator.

Books and Catalogs

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Seth Thomas catalog

B-002

Excellent condition, other than the sticker residue on the front cover. This is the only known publication dealing with Seth Thomas pocket watches, written in 1981 by Chris Bailey.  94 pages. 

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Waltham catalog

B-004

1940 Waltham factory catalog for later models in very good condition. Part numbers, dials, feet locations, hand styles, and more.  80 pages.

Miscellaneous

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Roller jewels

M-005

An assortment of roller jewels in all lengths and sizes. There might even be a pallet stone or two in there.

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Regulators

M-006

An assortment of regulator arms with curb pins in all sizes and lengths.

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Gold scrap

M-002

130 grams of gold scrap from display conversions, worn crowns and bows, distorted frames and bezels, etc. Please know what you're looking at and how to calculate scrap value before buying.

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Copper coin

M-003

1-ounce 40mm diameter copper US Mint collectible coin. Comes in a plastic container with removable lid.

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