Goldsmith Training archive
Date : October 2013

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SEIKO SHARK 6105

Categories: REPAIR

THE BEST CONCLUSION WAS TO LEAVE THE ORIGINAL DIAL AS IT WAS. WHEN I WENT WATCH SHOPPING SUNDAY AND MONDAY WEARING THIS BEAUTY, I HAD SO MANY QUESTIONS ASKED .. LIKE “WHAT KIND OF WATCH IS THAT?” IT TRULY IS FANTASTIC. I HATE TO SELL HER, BUT, THEN AGAIN, HOW ELSE CAN I FEED MY[…]

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THE WYLER GRANDADDY CHRONO WWII

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THE GRAND DADDY WYLER WOW! I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO RESTORE THE 10K GRANDADDY WYLER THE MOST MAGNIFICENT AND RAREST WYLER OF ALL TIMES THE WYLER PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH! WYLER PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH DAY WINDOW MONTH WINDOW OUTER DAY CHAPTER RING WITH DATE HAND 30 MINUTE REGISTER 60 SECONDS REGISTER 12 HOUR REGISTER SECONDS STOP[…]

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NEW MAINSPRING ROLEX

Categories: PUBLICATIONS, REPAIR

ROLEX MAIN SPRING FOR 3135 31 JEWEL AUTOMATIC ROLEX MAIN SPRING FOR 3135 31 JEWEL AUTOMATIC 3135 31 JEWEL AUTOMATIC ADJ 5 POS REMOVE ROTOR REMOVE ROTOR ASSEMBLY MAIN SPRING UNDER GOLD RACHET WHEEL REMOVE RACHET WHEEL REMOVED BRIDGE BRIDGE AND RACHET WHEEL LIFT OUT MAIN SPRING BARREL REMOVING BALANCE OF PARTS FOR FULL CLEAN[…]

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INGRAHAM RESTORE

Categories: REPAIR

85 YEAR OLD INGRAHAM COMPLETE DISSEMBLE NEW CUSTOM MADE STEEL MAIN SPRING NEW ALLOY HAIRSPRING The E. Ingraham Company, Bristol, Connecticut. WATCH MOVEMENT OF THIS AGE REQUIRE THE FOLLOWING: 1) TRY TO ALWAYS SET WATCH HANDS CLOCKWISE >—–> 2) DO NOT WIND TILL STOP >——-> A) WIND SAY FIVE TIMES BACK AND FORTH. B) GUAGE[…]

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RESTORING TRENCH WATCH

Categories: PUBLICATIONS, REPAIR

  READY TO WEAR SERVICED RESTORED OVERHAULED 1914/15 LONDON IMPORT MILITARY TRENCH WATCH .925 SILVER HALLMARK LONDON – IMPORT – DATE COMPOSITION WITH THREE FINGER BRIDGE 15 JEWEL MANUAL WIND MOVEMENT CASE IS 34.4 MM ACROSS W/OUT CROWN 47.9 MM LUG TO LUG ****************************************** GSW/MWB HAS RESTORED 85 TRENCH WATCHES IN THE LAST THREE YEARS[…]

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SEIKO DIVE RESTORE 187

Categories: REPAIR

6105-8118 FULL RESTORE & OVERHAUL SUPPLIED BEZEL INSERT MAIN SPRING CRYSTAL OVERHAUL MOVEMENT INSTALL BEZEL INSERT SILICONE DIAL CLEAN RELUMINATE HANDS MARKERS NEW SEALS RESTORE CASE $220.00 ********************* TORRES 6105-8119 FULL RESTORE 6105-8119 NO BEZEL INSIDE CASE BACK THROUGH OLD CRYSTAL CASE BACK LEFT INNER MOVEMENT RING RIGHT INNER CRYSTAL RETAINER BEZEL RING CASE AND[…]

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UNIVERSAL GENEVE POLEROUTER

Categories: PUBLICATIONS, REPAIR

UPDATED COMPLETED PICS DO NOT SHAKE YOUR POLEROUTER LIKE A SEIKO YOU SHOULD WIND YOUR POLEROUTER AND THEN LET THE MICRO ROTOR TAKE OVER IN HE 1950’S THE WORLD WAS SEEKING A QUICKER ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA FROM EUROPE. IT AS KNOWN THAT FLYING OVER THE NORTH POLE WOULD SAVE MORE THAN A THOUSAND MILES. SCANDINAVIAN[…]

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Elgin Watch Serial Numbers

Categories: REPAIR

Elgin Serial Numbers ELGIN 101= 1867 30,000= 1868 70,000= 1869 100,000= 1870 125,000= 1871 150,000= 1872 175,000= 1873 200,000= 1874 300,000= 1875 400,000= 1876 500,000= 1877 550,000= 1878 600,000= 1879 700,000= 1880 800,000= 1881 1,000,000= 1882 1,400,000= 1883 1,600,000= 1884 1,800,000= 1885 2,000,000= 1886 2,500,000= 1887 3,000,000= 1888 3,500,000= 1889 4,000,000= 1890 4,440,000= 1891 4,880,000=[…]

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Hamilton Watch Serial Numbers

Categories: PUBLICATIONS, REPAIR

Hamilton Serial Numbers   S/N – – – Dial – – Notes C 1,801 – Blk 12 – Dial “BU. AERO U.S. NAVY., G.C.T., HAMILTON” Mvt “BU. AERO. U.S. NAVY” C 3,767 – AN M – Mvt: “U S Army” C 4,248 – Blk 12 – Dial, Mvt & Case “Bu. Aero. U.S. Navy” C[…]

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ILLINOIS WATCH Serial Numbers

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ILLINOIS Serial Numbers ILLINOIS 1872= 5000 1873= 20000 1874= 50000 1875= 75000 1876= 100001 1877= 145001 1878= 210001 1879= 250001 1880= 300001 1881= 350001 1882= 400001 1883= 450001 1884= 500001 1885= 550001 1886= 600001 1887= 700001 1888= 800001 1889= 900001 1890= 1,000,001 1891= 1,040,001 1892= 1,080,001 1893= 1,120,001 1894= 1,160,001 1895= 1,220,001 1896= 1,250,001 1897=[…]

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