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CHRONOGRAPH A RETOUR GEISMAR JAPANESE WWII WATCHES

    GEISMAR JAPANESE WWII WATCHES   ROCK’S PARADISE   VINTAGE & MILITARY WATCHES & FINE JEWELRY   CHRONOGRAPH A RETOUR GEISMAR With Breitling 639 Base This Bomber stopwatch mechanism was considered specialized equipment utilized by many European Airforce in the 1920’s and ’30s. Producers included **Breitling, Minerva, Leonidas, Universal, Zenith, and **Geismar The French[…]

EIGENTUM DER FLIEGERTRUPPEN ALPINA INVESTED BY ALPINA

      GSW goldsmithworks.com contact rock through facebook! Date/Report Number …..120811.LWW Item:  EIGENTUM DER FLIEGERTRUPPEN ALPINA               PURCHASED BY THE ALPINA COMPANY PLEASE USE THE URL BELOW TO VIEW THE IMAGES http://lsyf.com/download/military-id/GERMAN-EIGENTUM-DER-FLIEGERTRUPPEN.pdf ALPINA ca. 1915: 182597 WITH MILITARY BLACK DIAL SIGNED EIGENTUM DER FLIEGERTRUPPEN ALPINA WITH 60 MINUTE OUTER TRACK[…]

ROCKS EMBEDDED GALLERIA

From Watches To Jewelry To Wood Works To Shop Work By The Rock & Crew!

11TH-AIR-BORNE-WWII-VIETNAM

  THE ANGELS 11TH AIRBORNE DIVISION WWII 11TH PACIFIC THEATER VIETNAM MID-EAST   GO AND VIEW 300 PHOTOS OF THE 11TH IN WWII             THE BEST  MILITARY-WATCH-BOX™ ASSEMBLED       REPRESENTING THE VERY AIRBORNE TROOPERS WHOSE ACTIONS PAVED THE ROAD FOR MANY BANDS OF BROTHERS TO EXIST ******************************************************  […]

AWESOME-WWII-RESTORATIONS

***********************   WE POSTED ANOTHER DOZEN OR SO OF DAVID’S INCREDIBLE COLLECTION   NEW JAN 18TH 2013 THESE WERE SHIPPED END OF DECEMBER ROCK IS NOW RESTORING/SERVICING THIS COLLECTION THE FOLLOWING WATCHES ARE FROM ONE PATRON’S [DAVID] COLLECTION WILL UPDATE AS EACH TIME PIECE OF THIS INCREDIBLE COLLECTION IS EVALUATED AND RESTORED NOTE PLATING WITH[…]

APPRAISING

HECK! ENOUGH OF THAT BASIC STUFF I , ROCK, JUST SET UP A HEAP OF GENUINE APPRAISALS! BASIC FACTS ABOUT JEWELRY APPRAISAL & INSURANCE REPLACEMENT VALUE APPRAISAL APPRAISAL TO SELL YOUR JEWELRY JEWELRY INSURANCE & CARE INSURANCE COMPANIES REPLACEMENT VALUE APPRAISAL A REPLACEMENT APPRAISAL IS WRITTEN TO COVER THE EXACT AMOUNT THAT YOU PAID FOR[…]

50 best restorations

50 best restorations 50 best restorations 50 best restorations 50 best restorations 50 best restorations 50 of rocks best restorations back when 50 best restorations 50 best restorations 50 best restorations Save Save Save Save

40 AWESOME RESTORES

40 AWESOME RESTORES  40 AWESOME RESTORES ANOTHER 40 AWESOME RESTORES   Save Save Save Save Save

ROLEX CHRONO UNUSUAL TOP END

ROLEX CHRONO UNUSUAL TOP END CONCORD    POLJOT CHRONO PILOTG   MEPA  ELMIRA JERMICO           ROLEX CHRONO UNUSUAL TOP END HELBROS OMEGA  MIDO CORUM ROLEX CHRONO UNUSUAL TOP END     LE COULTRE   COUREVO ROLEX CHRONO UNUSUAL TOP END COURVEO JULES JERGENSON   JACKY ICKX     ARNEX    SEIKO   ROLEX CHRONO[…]

WATCHES OPERATING VIDEO

  GOLDSMITHWO SUWANEE, GA, USA, 30024 Watch For Sale Need Help ID Value? 35000 WATCH  IMAGES 25000 PAGES ONLINE 24/7 GOLDSMITHWATCHWORKS.COM GOLDSMITHWORKS.COM     MILITARYWATCHBOX.COM LSYF.COM TIMEFRAUD.COM          GOLDSMITHTRAINING.COM  1947 – 1949 WHAT MAKES A FINE WATCH FINE [this video tajke you into the most fabulous era of watch making when a time piece ruled and[…]

goldsmithworks and rock restoring seiko dive watch

WHOM DO YOU WANT TO RESTORE YOUR SEIKO WATCHES 1890 T0 1990 ,, Seiko is one of a few rare companies that made everything for their watches. From Cases, Dials, Movements and Tools, TO Oils, Grease, Repair Equipment, Straps, Bands, Bracelets, Crowns, everything was designed, created manufactured in house. SOME PARTS WERE PROBABLY IMPORTED SEIKO[…]

1940 WWII KOREA VIETNAM WYLER FLOATING BEZEL AIRMAN WATCH

  GOLDSMITHWORKS IN BIZ FOR 30 YEARS ONLINE SINCE 1992 WATCH SALES  REPAIRS RESTORATIONS APPRAISALS TAKE A LOOK AT OUR ONLINE PICTURES 45000 PICTURES IN 452 ALBUMS GOOGLE PICTURE SITE ***************************************** WYLER WYLER-101SR-29MM WWII 11TH AIRBORNE DEPLETED RADIUM DIAL MILITARY INCAFLEX JUMP WATCH 29.3 MM W/O CROWN WITH FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL WITH ALL PICTURES[…]

WWII 1941 MILITARY DIALED MIDO MULTIFORT BUMPER

      *************************************************** RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-Luminova ***************************** READY TO WEAR RESTORED & OVERHAULED 1941 WWII MILITARY DIALED MIDO MULTIFORT SUPERAUTOMATIC WITH 17J MIDO 817 BUMPER AND ALL STAINLESS STEEL CASE WITH STAINLESS STEEL WWII SPRING BAND WITH FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL WITH HISTORY AND ASSOCIATED INFORMATION OUTLINED BELOW AND FREE ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED[…]

WWII HELIOS 24HR SWEEPS

  WWII HELIOS 24HR SWEEPS RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-Luminova ***************************** READY TO WEAR WWII HELIOS 24HR SWEEPS RESTORED & OVERHAULED WWII ERA WITH HACKED SWEEP SECONDS REAPPEARED DURING VIETNAM ERA HELIOS MILITARY DIALED 17J WITH FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL WITH HISTORY AND ASSOCIATED INFORMATION OUTLINED BELOW AND FREE ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY WITH 19.00 US[…]

1968 PX BX RR VIETNAM ERA WYLER MILITARY STYLE DIVE WATCH

  GSW  PICASA WATCH GALLERY GSWW WATCHES *************************************************** READY TO WEAR VINTAGE RESTORED & OVERHAULED EXCELLENT  CONDITION 1968 PX/BX-R&R VIETNAM ERA WYLER MILITARY STYLE DIVE WATCH WITH BALLISTIC NYLON OLIVE DRAB G-18 MILITARY STRAP WITH KEEPERS FITS 6 TO 9 *******************************************  YOU ALSO RECEIVE FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY FREE APPRAISAL WITH INFO TO[…]

german wwii military watches

  GERMAN-MILITARY-WATCHES.pdf THE QUESTIONS THAT FACE BOTH BUYER AND SELLER OF VINTAGE WWII GERMAN MILITARY WATCHES IS THEIR AUTHENTICATION. I MUST SAY, IF YOU INVEST IN A WATCH THAT IS BLACK DIALED, HAS OLD DEAD RADIUM ILLUMINATED NUMBERS AND HANDS, A SUB SECONDS REGISTER ABOVE THE 6 POSITION, HAS A STEEL OR CHROME CASE WITH[…]

HISTORIC WEEMS LONGINES BEST

[auction-nudge tool=”listings”] GOLDSMITHWORKS HAS BEEN ONLINE TRADING & RESTORING WATCHES SINCE 1992 SINCE JOINING EBAY TEN YEARS AGO WE- HAVE POSTED OVER 150,000 PERMANENT  IMAGES PLUS HISTORIES OF ALL OF OUR RESTORATIONS PICASA -PHOTO BUCKET -GOOGLE   WE MAINTAIN 13 WEBSITES PROVIDING OUR PATRONS WITH FREE DETAILED   INFORMATION, HISTORY/CLEAR PICS ON WATCHES RESTORED THE LAST[…]

DOES THE CASE HAVE TO BE CUSHION NO THE PERSHING

BEFORE A FORUM DODO BIRD SWEEPS IN TO “HELP” BY INFORMING US  IT AIN’T SO…. ALLOW ME TO INFORM YOU OF THE HISTORY OF THE 48 STAR AMERICAN SHEILD W/EAGLE AND PORCELAINE DIAL.   AN ELGIN POCKET WATCH -WITH PERSHING DIAL-   AFTER RESTORING OVER 200 PERSHING DIALED WATCHES, WE CONCLUDED THAT, THOUGH ELGIN PRODUCED[…]

WWII NAZI LUFTWAFFE HACKING SWEEP SECONDS ALPINA

THE RAREST WWII GERMAN WATCH A SMALL RUN OF THESE POCKET WATCHES WERE MADE IN GERMANY BY ALPINA   HONORING   HITLER.–\FEW SURVIVED  FEWER STILL ACTUALLR RUN DUE TO PARTS THIS ALPINA WAS/IS NOT SIMPLY A FASHION OR HONOR WATCH THE FACT THIS ALPINA HAS A MILITARY  HACKED SWEEP SECONDS HAND AND THIS RARE MILITARY GRADE[…]

WALTHAM GENUINE TRENCH

WALTHAM GENUINE TRENCH MILITARY ILLUMINATED 24HR VERSION WITH CRYSTAL GUARD RED 12, RED 24HR CHAPTER ORIGINAL HANDS INCLUDING FITTING  TAILED SUB SECONDS HAND OUTLINED  ILLUMINATED RAILROAD NUMERALS LIKE KITCHENER MILITARY STRAPS ONE TONGUE IS LONGER THE ONE THAT IS TO RIGHT/ABOVE WHEN WEARING ON LEFT ARM, THIS ALLOWED THE SOLDIER TO PLACE OVER CUFF, JACKET[…]

VIETNAM ERA RED CROSS HELIOS CUFF STLE

FACT. GOLDSMITHWORKS HAS BEEN ONLINE TRADING & RESTORING WATCHES SINCE 1992 SINCE JOINING EBAY TEN YEARS AGO, WE HAVE OFFERED OUR VINTAGE TIME EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE WITH EB WE HAVE ALSO POSTED OVER 150,000 IMAGES OF OUR RESTORATIONS PICASA -PHOTO BUCKET -GOOGLE FREE WARRANTY AND APPRAISAL VERIFYING THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR TIME PIECES 13 WEBSITES PROVIDING[…]

CASA BLANCA BUCHERER FREE FRENCH NURSE

   CASA BLANCA BUCHERER FREE FRENCH NURSE     CASA BLANCA BUCHERER FREE FRENCH NURSE THIS PIECE IS READY TO WEAR EVERY DAY TIME PIECE NOTE. CASABLANCA THE MOVIE I RECENTLY WATCHED THE MOVIE AND HIJACKED SOME FRAMES. WOW, PLUM FULL OF FREE FRENCH MATERIAL. IMPORTANT THEME THROUGH OUT THE FILM. IN FACT THE FILM[…]

German_WWII

GERMAN-MILITARY-WATCHES.pdf           GERMAN WWII ARMY SWEEP SECONDS INTELLIGENCE WATCH **************************************** BELOW IS PHOTO OF GENUINE DI-H ABOVE WAS POSTED ONLINE AS IS *************************************** I HAVE HAD ONLY TWO OF THESE IN 20 YEARS THE GERMAN MILITARY PROPERTY MARK”DI SERIAL H” WAS UTILIZED FOR THE ARMY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE MORE GERMAN WWII WATCH[…]

military_issue_watch_or_not_1

  THE TRUE HISTORY OF MILITARY WATCHES!  I HAVE LONG TAUGHT THAT WATCH COMPANIES NEVER EVER GAVE UP MAKING AND MARKETING MILITARY WATCHES DIRECTLY TO SOLDIERS. FROM THE TROOPERS & OFFICERS IN THE CIVIL WAR  TO THE MARINES ON THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI TO THE MEN WHO FOUGHT THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR FROM THE PHILIPPINES[…]

military_issue_watch_or_not_2

  MILITARY WATCHES PART TWO INCLUDES A GREAT DETAILED LISTING!   ALL TIME PIECES RESTORED BY GOLDSMITHWORKS all watches restored by GOLDSMITHWORKS  GOLDSMITHWORKS USED TO INVEST IN 60 TO 70% OF OUR BASE TIME PIECES FOR RESTORATIONS EXCLUSIVELY ON EBAY ASSISTING OTHER VINTAGE WATCH DEALERS ON EBAY KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY THEN OFFER THEM[…]

military_issue_watch_or_not_4

      FACTS CONCERNING MILITARY VS PRIVATE WWI THROUGH VIETNAM http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_1/ ACTUAL DIRECT WWII WATCHES RESTORED BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_2/ WWI/WWII JAPAN/GERMAN/SWISS WATCHES  BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_3/ ACTUAL WWII/VIETNAM/SWISS/US/RESTORED BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_4/   MARCH 01,2015 CLICK BELOW FOR DAVID’S VINTAGE RESTORED DIRECT TO PUBLIC/SOLDIER MILITARY WATCHES NOT ALL OF THESE ARE MILITARY, BUT THE MAJORITY ARE[…]

OnePatronFiftyWWII-Restorations

      OCT 30TH 2014   MARCH 01,2015 CLICK BELOW FOR DAVID’S VINTAGE RESTORED MILITARY WATCHES PDF! ROCK IS NOW RESTORING/SERVICING THIS COLLECTION THE FOLLOWING WATCHES ARE FROM ONE PATRON’S [DAVID] COLLECTION WILL UPDATE AS EACH TIME PIECE OF THIS INCREDIBLE EDUCATION PDF STORED POCKET TRENCH CONVERSIONS VIETNAM US GOV ISSUE WATCHES GERMAN SUBMARINE[…]

WWII MILITARY WATCH RESTORATION COLLECTION

Vintage Time Re Vintage Time Re-Made In America ™ THIS GSW  TRADE MARK IS NOW A NEW INFORMATION AND WATCH SERVICES WEBSITE. CLICK ABOVE FOR TRANSPORTATION. BE SURE YOU BOOK MARK THE SITE GOLDSMITHWORKS GOLDSMITHWATCHWORKS MILITARYWATCHBOX State Licensed Precious Metal, Gemstone & 2nd Hand Dealer Turning Your Old Jewelry Into Something New ™ Vintage Time[…]

Celebrating-82-Airborne-WWI-Vietnam

        ROCK’S CUFF WATCH SYSTEMS DESIGN #902.7 A WIDER SPRING BAR HOLD DOWN STRAP WAS INSTALLED PRIOR TO THE PICTURES BEING TAKEN NOTE PICS AT BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TIME PIECE HMT MANUEL WIND WATCH BROADARROW W/HEAVY LUME RE-ILLUMINATION HAD TO COVER ORIGINAL LUME OR FULL REMOVAL TO BRASS RESTORATION OF THE[…]

1936 JAPAN MILITARY SEIKOSHA TAVERNS

JAPANESE IMPERIAL WWII WATCHES   HATTORI SEIKOSHA NAVAL POCKET/DECK WATCH 1936 JAPAN MILITARY SEIKOSHA TAVERNS *************************************************** GSW JEWELRY   *************************************************** READY TO WEAR ORIGINAL CONDITION 1936-1943 IMPERIAL JAPAN SEIKOSHA IMPERIAL MILITARY NAVAL DECK WATCH 44 MM ACROSS 66 MM BOTTOM TO TOP BALE *******************************************  YOU ALSO RECEIVE FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY FREE APPRAISAL[…]

HATTORI SEIKOSHA SEIKO HISTORY PICS

  74 **************************************************** AT BOTTOM IS A LINK TO THE FULL SEIKO CREATED PDF NOTE SOME ITEMS ARE OFF, NOT LISTED OR AGE IS OFF. SUCH AS THE 1950 TANK STYLE IT WAS MADE 1920’S TO 1945 FOR ACTUAL GREAT PICS BY GSW PLACE THIS IN GOOGLE   CLICK HERE or CLICK HERE   ABOVE[…]

BUMPER-ROTOR-MICRO-ROTOR-AUTOMATIC-WATCHES

BUMPER-ROTOR-MICRO-ROTOR-AUTOMATIC-WATCHES   MilitaryWatchBox.COM  GoldSmithWorks.COM    GoldSmithWatchWorks.COM ************************************************************* An automatic or self-winding watch is a mechanical watch that winds the mainspring with a pendulam/rotor/weight through the natural wrist motion of the wearer’s arm. There are three designes that evolved, the 180 BUMPER, the 360 ROTOR, and the MICRO-ROTOR. All self winding watches have a PENDULUM –[…]

JIM HILL WAKMANN SPLIT SEC

 JIM HILL WAKMANN SPLIT SEC  READY TO WEAR FULLY OVERHAULED & SERVICED EXCELLENT CONDITION JIM HILL WAKMANN 17 JEWEL HORSEMEN’S LEMANIA RATTRAPANTE CHRONOGRAPH LWO 1900 19N20 WITH ENAMELED JOCKEY RIDING RACE HORSE WITH WATCH BOX AWESOME HAMMERED AND CHASED BRASS AND COPPER COVERED GLASS DISPLAY STORAGE BOX THE WAKMANN LEMANIA RATTRAPANTE THIS SPECIAL WAKMANN LEMANIA[…]

VIETNAM 1965 THE AIRMAN

<207-2013 WE HAD ONLY 3 NEGATIVE & 2 NEUTRAL FEED BACKS IN 10 YEARS WITH 2500 TRANSACTIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND NO NEGATIVE/NEUTRAL FOR THE 8000 PRIVATE TRANSACTIONS < CHECK THE FEED BACK!!!! TELL ME WHAT STORE EVER HAD THAT TYPE OF RECORD SELLING USED WATCHES OR USED CARS OR ANYTHING USED, OLD AND MECHANICAL–REGARDLESS OF IT’S RESTORATIONS[…]

BABE RUTH

RARE 1947 [ONE YEAR BEFORE BABE RUTH PASSED AWAY] LIMITED PRODUCTION BABE RUTH WRIST WATCH HIGHLY DETAILED HAND PAINTED *RADIUM DIAL *RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-LUMINOVA HIGH-PERFORMANCE PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT CASED IN AN EXCELLENT CONDITION RARE NUMBERED PROFESSIONALLY RE-PLATED CHROME OVER BASE REVERSE SPRING BAR TOP LINE CASE W/SCREW DOWN SS CASE BACK WITH MINT CONDITION GENERAL WATCH[…]

LANCET TRENCH AND OTHERS

*************************************************** 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[…]

CUERVO Y SOBRINOS CUBA

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JAPANESE GERMAN BRITISH MILITARY HEAVEN

  JAPANESE GERMAN BRITISH MILITARY HEAVEN   ROCK’S PARADISE   VINTAGE & MILITARY WATCHES & FINE JEWELRY KM & PANZER PARA JAPANESE WWII NAVY SEIKOSHA SUB TIMER RCAF WWII TRENCH TRENCH WYLER GERMAN WWII WWII HELBROS 24HR JAPANESE WWII CHRONO SEIKOSHA CHRONO WWII NAVY SUB TIMER WWII SEIKOSHA JULY 24 2003 WWII-IMPERIAL-JAPAN-SEIKOSHA-SEIKO-LUME-DIAL-MILITARY-WATCH JULY 24 2003[…]

history japanese wwii military watches

  A HISTORY OF THE JAPANESE MILITARY WATCH history japanese wwii military watches Imperial Japan 1930 – 1945 watches restored by GOLDSMITHWORKS Imperial Army Imperial Seal Seal & Flag Imperial Flag While Japan provided SEIKOSHA made, SWISS made & Hybrid [Japan Case/Dial, w/Swiss and Japanese Movement] watches, timers, ships watches and chronographs in limited numbers[…]

1937 JAPANESE IMPERIAL ARMY MWB

1937 JAPANESE IMPERIAL ARMY MWB THOUGH GSW/MWB OPERATES AN AWESOME  BRICK AND MORTAR STUDIO & GALLERY & 5 WEBSITES ON A DEDICATED SERVER WITH OVER 30,000 PICTURES OF RESTORATIONS, AND HAVE OFFERED OUR SERVICES SINCE 1989 [JOINED THE INTERNET 1992], EBAY HAS BECOME OUR EXCLUSIVE MARKETING ENTITY FOR OUR OPERATION. WE NOT ONLY SELL EXCLUSIVELY[…]

WWII JAPANESE SEIKOSHA CHRONOGRAPH

WWII JAPANESE SEIKOSHA CHRONOGRAPH     *************************************************** KM & PANZER PARA JAPANESE WWII NAVY SEIKOSHA SUB TIMER RCAF WWII TRENCH TRENCH WYLER GERMAN WWII WWII HELBROS 24HR JAPANESE WWII CHRONO SEIKOSHA CHRONO WWII NAVY SUB TIMER WWII SEIKOSHA ABOVE RED MEANS THEY ARE GONE ABOVE ARE SOME OF THE WATCHES FROM A VERY IMPORTANT ESTATE[…]

MOST VALUABLE SEIKO 6105 DIVE WATCH

THE MOST VALUABLE SEIKO 6105 DIVE WATCH IS THE 6105_*B-8000 WITH “PROOF” ON DIAL AND 6105B DAINISEIKOSHA CO LTD SEVENTEEN 17 JEWELS UNADJUSTED JAPAN ON ROTOR ASSEMBLY * DENOTES THE MODEL WITH HACKING ABILITY index.html NOTE THE “PROOF” JAPAN 6105 -8000 T ON DIAL 6105B DAINISEIKOSHA CO LTD SEVENTEEN 17 JEWELS UNADJUSTED JAPAN ROTOR WEIGHT[…]

4 SALE KANJI DIALED WWII JAPAN MIL TIMER

        >BELOW ARE THREE OF A DOZEN OR SO WATCHES FROM A VERY IMPORTANT WWII ESTATE COLLECTION THAT ROCK HAS BEEN FULLY RESTORING OR FULLY OVERHAULING. THESE WATCHES WILL BE OFFERED AS THEY ARE COMPLETED. *********************************** READY TO WEAR RESTORED & OVERHAULED ALL FEATURES WORKING VINTAGE WWII 1936-1945 KANJI DIAL SIGNED 3[…]

ORANGE TWIST ESPERANTO MULTI FUNCTION DIVER

      WELCOME TO GOLDSMITHWORKS EBAY STOREFRONT. GOLDSMITHWORKS AND MILITARY WATCH BOX, WITH A BEAUTIFUL STUDIO AND GALLERY LOCATED IN SUWANEE GA ARE STATE LICENSED PRECIOUS METAL DEALERS, JEWELERS, GOLDSMITH AND WATCHMAKERS, AND ARE IN$URED THROUGH JEWELERS MUTUAL. WE ARE A MEMBER OF JEWELERS OF AMERICA, THE SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICAN GOLDSMITHS,POLYGON, THE DIAMOND[…]

THE 82ND AIRBORNE CELEBRATED BIRTH IN WWI FRANCE

ROCK’S CUFF WATCH SYSTEMS DESIGN #902.7 300.00 WITH WARRANTY http://goldsmithtraining.com/WWI-FRANCE/    **************************************** *************************************************** THIS PRE-INTRO ESSAY CONCERNS THE INDIAN JAWAN PARA SHOCK MILITARY WATCHES WITH BROAD ARROW Jawan is a word in Hindi for SOLDIER. Jawan was registered as a trade mark by the ENGLISH ” West End Watch Co” founded by MM. Amstutz and[…]

MILITARY SPEC DTU-2A-P-MIL-W-3818B

TIMEFRAUD.COM IS IT COUNTERFEIT OR NOT HELP STOP INTERNET WATCH FRAUD TIMEFRAUD.COM                         USA MILITARY WATCH SPECIFICATIONS http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/MIL-W-46374F-1.pdf http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/files/1962-MIL-W-3818A-B.htm http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/files/1962-MIL-W-3818A.htm http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/files/1991-MIL-W-46374F.htm http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/MIL-W-46374F-1.pdf http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/MIL-PRF-46374G.html http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/files/1962-MIL-W-3818A-B.htm http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/1962-MIL-W-3818A.htm http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/1991-MIL-W-46374F.htm http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/our-pdf/military_timepiece_markings.htm PROOF US GOV DESIGNED THE MOISTURE CIRCLE ALSO MANY OTHER FEATURES INCLUDING MIL SPEC ONE [1] FOR[…]

1950 1990 HATTORI SEIKOSHA SEIKO DIVERS

WHOM DO YOU WANT TO RESTORE YOUR SEIKO WATCHES 1899 T0 1990 ,, Seiko is one of a few rare companies that made everything for their watches. From Cases, Dials, Movements and Tools, TO Oils, Grease, Repair Equipment, Straps, Bands, Bracelets, Crowns, everything was designed, created manufactured in house. SOME PARTS WERE PROBABLY IMPORTED SEIKO[…]

WWI 1914-1918 H Williamson ltd

  Welcome to GoldSmithWorks Fine Jewelry and Watch Ebay Store. GoldSmithWorks offers custom designed, one of a kind, life time creations and unique jewelry watches gemstones diamonds and repairs. GoldSmithWorks -turning your old jewelry into something new. Shipping Sales Repairs 800.438.6894 Ask For Rock       1st World War British Military Watch, General Services[…]

WWII MILITARY

WWII MILWWII MILITARY ITARY Vintage Time Re-Made In America ™ THIS GSW  TRADE MARK IS NOW A NEW INFORMATION AND WATCH SERVICES WEBSITE. CLICK ABOVE FOR TRANSPORTATION. BE SURE YOU BOOK MARK THE SITE GOLDSMITHWORKS GOLDSMITHWATCHWORKS MILITARYWATCHBOX State Licensed Precious Metal, Gemstone & 2nd Hand Dealer Turning Your Old Jewelry Into Something New ™ Vintage[…]

VINTAGE MODERN BRANDS

VINTAGE MODERN BRANDS 32 Degrees Restoration 3H Italia Restoration 5.11 Tactical Restoration A. Lange & Söhne Restoration a.b.art Restoration Accurate Restoration Accurist Restoration Accutime Restoration Accutron Restoration Ace Acro Restoration Adee Kaye Restoration Adidas Restoration Admes Restoration Adriatica Restoration Adrienne Vittadini Restoration Aeromatic 1912 Restoration Aeronautec Restoration Aerowatch Restoration Affluence Restoration Agassiz Restoration Airain Restoration[…]

480 PAGE VINTAGE WATCH MAKERS DICTIONARY

800.438.6894 1175 Buford Hgy Suite 120 Suwanee, Ga 30024 Open Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page[…]

AIRMAN SPECIAL

GLYCINE AIRMAN Founded by Eugène Meylan in 1914, Glycine produced watches at a factory in Bienne, Switzerland. Glycine began producing specialty ladies watches with precise, small movements in cases of gold and platinum dressed with diamonds and precious stones. In 1931 Glycine created an automatic movement based on the Hardwood 180 degree “Bumper” which had[…]

BAND OF BROTHER A-11 24HR MODE

  BAND OF BROTHER A-11 24HR MODE THERE WAS NO SPECIFICALLY A-11 24HR MODE BULOVA OR ANY OTHER SIMILAR 24HR WATCH   MADE FOR THE US ARMED FORCES EVER LET ALONE WWII NOR WAS IT Featured in Band of Brothers THIS POST IS FROM http://timefraud.com AND HAS PROTECTION FROM ANY COPYRIGHT THAT MAY BE ATTRIBUTED TO[…]

WWII-1944-JAPANESE-IMPERIAL-24HR-STEEL-POCKET-WATCH

     WWII-1944-JAPANESE-IMPERIAL-24HR-STEEL-POCKET-WATCH.htm 1175 Buford Highway. Suite 120 Suwanee, Georgia. 30024 www.goldsmithworks.com 770.831.1257 – 1.800.438.6894 Date/Report Number …..0103.FN21HY.04 Item:  1940 SEIKOSHA SEIKO IMPERIAL CONVERSION MILITARY WRIST WATCH WITH JAPANESE IMPERIAL MILITARY WRIST COMPASS Description of item: VINTAGE RARE 1930 – 1940 SEIKOSHA SEIKO IMPERIAL CONVERSION MILITARY WRIST WATCH WITH JAPANESE IMPERIAL MILITARY WRIST COMPASS IN KANJI[…]

DIALS

  TO RESTORE OR NOT RESTORE VINTAGE WATCH DIALS I like to say I am not a watchmaker .. rather a hacking master restoration expert restoring history. With over 35000 pictures, 1.2 mil Google requests every 15 days,+near 10,000 articles online. i am obsessive LOL. Thus I call upon only the best of the best.[…]

INVICTA RALLIES THE LEGIONS

  INVICTA RALLIES THE LEGIONS   A History Of Time: The Invincible Invicta copyright 2008 gsw/rock   I often labor for hours of time fixing time … many times I must take time just to fix time. Sometimes I must stop time. Or speed it up –and even slow it down. But most of all,[…]

THE INVICTA OF ROME

          A History Of Time: The Invincible Invicta copyright 2008 gsw/rock   I often labor for hours of time fixing time … many times I must take time just to fix time. Sometimes I must stop time. Or speed it up –and even slow it down. But most of all, I[…]

SUPERMAN GETS A MILITARYWATCHBOX

      SUPERMAN WATCH   READY TO WEAR VINTAGE 1968 EXCELLENT CONDITION DC SUPERMAN WATCH WITH NEW DOUBLE CONTRAST STITCHED AND PADDED VINTAGE STYLE BLACK LEATHER CHRONO STRAP IN A GOLD SMITH WATCH WORKS CUSTOM SUPERMAN CROSS HISTORICAL SHADOW BOX 14 7/8 x 11 7/8 EXTERIOR 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 INTERIOR WITH 1977[…]

SILVER JEWELRY

modern contemporary vintage & collectible silver jewelry Silver Works MODERN CONTEMPORARY VINTAGE & COLLECTIBLE SILVER Silver Works BY ROCK SCARFONE AND GOLDSMITHWORKS modern contemporary vintage & collectible silver jewelry Silver Works SILVER JEWELRY SILVER JEWELRY MODERN CONTEMPORARY VINTAGE & COLLECTIBLE SILVER SILVER JEWELRY Silver Works SILVER JEWELRY   Save

SEALS N NAM

New Page 6   HAS BEEN IN THE TRADES SINCE 1989 HAS TRADED VINTAGE WATCHES ONLINE SINCE 1992 GSW WATCH WORKS GOOGLE 454 ALBUM 45000 PICTURES EBAY PATRONS RECEIVE FREE WARRANTY SUPPORT ID HELP SYS U.S. NAVY DIVE WATCHES COLLECTIBLE DIVE WATCHES WHAT TO LOOK FOR HOW THEY LOOK NOTE: THE ONLY DIVE WATCH US[…]

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ILLINOIS PENN SPECIAL INVESTMENT

Published on: December 12, 2016
Categories: QuickPosts

ILLINOIS PENN SPECIAL INVESTMENT

375.00 USD OR BEST OFFER
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Washington Post, Nov 21, 1919   Kay Jewelry Store to Open Premises at 407 Seventh Street Are Remodeled for New Business. The Kay Jewelry store, 407 Seventh street northwest, of of a chain of 26 stores operating in as many big cities, has remodeled the premises formerly occupied by the Columbia Shoe Company, and will open Monday, November 24, with a complete line of fine diamonds, watches and jewelry. M.S. Goldnamer, secretary and treasurer, who will manage the Washington store, was for many years the manager of the National Furniture Company and late sales manager of the Hub Furniture Company.

KAY JEWELERS/KAY JEWELRY Co sold jewelry under the KAY JEWELERS mark and brand since 1916 when Sol and Edmund Kaufmann opened the first Kay Jewelers in corner of their father’s furniture store in Reading, PA; original products included eyeglasses, musical jewelry boxes, electric razors.

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(Store Above 1920)

1980 – 250 stores in 32 states; acquired by Sterling Jewelers Inc.; 1990 – acquired by Signet Group plc; 2008 – more than 900 stores; number one jewelry store brand in United States by sales, number of store

1990 Sterling acquires Kay Jewelers, Inc. (506 stores), including the Kay and JB Robinson Jewelers brands, which doubles the size of the company. Sterling Jewelers, Inc. is an American specialty jewelry company headquartered … different store brands operating in the U.S. They include Kay Jewelers, Jared-The Galleria of Jewelry, J.B. Robinson, Marks & Morgan, 

Kays is now a jewelry company that is all around the world. Its slogan is, “Every kiss begins with Kay”. The tag line was written in 1997 by a Senior Art Director named Randall Herrera working for an agency called Stern Advertising in Pepperpike Ohio. It was one of several lines offered up to Kay Jewelers and is still going strong to this day.


Illinois Pennsylvania Special 1921

Made For KAY Jewelry Co

ILLINOIS

POCKET WATCHES

1921

2000 MADE
16S-17 JEWEL-ADJUSTED POS & TEMP
SWAN NECK BALANCE ADJUSTER
NICKEL FINISH SWISS BARS & DAMASKEEN
DOUBLE ROLLER
GOING BARREL

95 Years Young!

ALL INFO CONTAINED HEREIN WILL BE PART AND PORTION
TO YOUR FREE ONLINE $487.00 PRO APPRAISAL. A ONE YEAR
WARRANTY IS ALSO OFFERED WITH YOUR INVESTMENT.

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 Grade: 305

Pennsylvania Special

 Illinois Pennsylvania Special 1921

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 3859638
Grade: 305
Model: 7
Estimated Production Year: 1921
Run Quantity: 2,000
Total Production: 150,570
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Movement Configuration: Open face
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Bridge Plate
Bridge Type: False Center
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 17.5, 39.0, 58.0
Case Screw Locations: 3.0, 38.0    

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Only 2000 of this particular model
were fabricated in 1921

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Screw down top and back
Case is in excellent condition

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screw on case back in exceptional condition

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dial has some hair lines and two small chips
but looks great and operates
perfectly


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chips
One below left of center bottom of hands
One left of #4 – the dial is Original and
has been treated to avoid all but a catastrophe

16S-17j-ADJUSTED

DIMENSIONS X-CROSS SIDE TO SIDE
UP & DOWN W/O BAIL/BALE
49.39 MM

WITH BAIL/BALE
66.79MM

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original glass crystal has one minor scratch

– Large Bold Fancy Black Numerals
Outer Red Seconds Chapter

w/
10 20 30 40 50 60 numerals
and

5, 15, 25, 35, 45, 55 full seconds dashes
and

half slashes for fine inter-seconds counting

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hands are original

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Dial Is Double Sunk
Single Step Center
Double Step Seconds

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CASE IS GOLD FILLED
IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

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Rock built a Brass & Steel Leather
Military Style
“BELT FOB”
Can be worn on your belt
With The Illinois Worn

In Your Jean’s/Pant Watch Pocket
OR AS A BUTTON FOB

Top of Leather FOB to bottom of Pocket Watch 9 inches

Leather FOB  with late 1800 FOB Attachment 5 inches

Leather FOB  by itself   4 inches

Leather FOB top to pocket bail/bale 5 1/2 inches

FOB Attachment size top to bottom 24MM

FOB Attachment size side to side 18 MM

FOB Attachment “spinner” side to side 15mm

 

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AWESOME MILITARY SLY MOUNTING

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Hall Marked
Karat Gold Spinner
Bail Attachment


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One Side White
and
One Side Black

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WHITE
HAVE YET TO DISCOVER THE REASON FOR
NIGHT AND DAY SPINNER FLIP STYLE
ATTACHMENT 

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BLACK


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WHITE

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NOTE THE COOL WORK OF THIS
SOLID FOB ATTACHMENT

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THE DARK AREA IS A REFLECTION
Illinois Pennsylvania Special 1921
16S-17j-ADJUSTED
2000 MADE

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RARE ADJUSTED POSITION & TEMP
FINE SWANS NECK BALANCE ADJUSTMENT

Note the “Balance Cock” has a Swan Neck device embracing the regulator lever. The Swan Neck is an auxiliary device applied to the conventional regulator of a watch movement and it was only to be found on the finest of movements– especially back in 1921. This device provides awesome fine tuning and adjustment of the regulator position and assure the firm maintenance of this adjustment position once established.I have read where some state it is not a “fine watch” mechanism, but fact is, until the mid 20th century and the mass production of mechanical watches, you did not discover this device unless it was utilized in a RARE POSITION ADJUSTED & TEMP ADJUSTED FINE WATCH!

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Adjusted to Temperature ( Heat & Cold)
Temperature adjustment was a lengthy process, usually conducted over the span of several days. Movements were carefully timed in climate-controlled boxes of both temperature extremes, 40 degrees for cold and 90 degree for heat; compensating for the expansion and contraction in the metal balance wheel in different temperatures, averaging the timing differences between both extremes.

Adjusted to Isochronism
Isochronism adjustments were conducted to maintain a uniform performance while the mainspring gradually loses power from wind-up to wind-down. This is achieved by modifying the pinning and vibration of the hairspring, attempting to equalize the rotation angles of the balance wheel regardless of the strength of power remaining in the mainspring.

Adjusted to Positions
Position adjustments attempt to average the timing errors between positions for more precise timekeeping. Deviations in positional rates are caused by frictional and poise errors, which are more prevalent in the vertical positions. Depending on the qualifications for the grade determined by the manufacturer, the ‘watch would be timed and adjusted using the following positions.

3 Positions

  • Dial Up
  • Dial Down
  • Pendant Up
  • (Also Adjusted to Temperature)

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NICKEL FINISH, SWISS BARS & DAMASKEENED

Nickel movements are characterized by a silvery, often-polished, finish on the movement plates, usually containing decorative damaskeening patterns. Once nickel movements became popular in the late 1800s, they often sold for a premium when compared to identical gilt movements. The nickel material was more durable and offered a better surface for decorative machining methods & Damaskeening.


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RUNS LIKE A TOP

Going Barrel

If you take a simple barrel and attach a ratcheted winding-gear to the center-arbor, then the mainspring can be wound by turning the center arbor rather than turning the barrel. The winding power is applied to the center-arbor through an arrangement of winding gears.

The Crown is attached to a Stem, when turned, the Stem turns a “WINDING PINION”, which then turns   the bottom left “CROWN WHEEL”, which then turns the large top left  wheel, the “RATCHET WHEEL”,  which turns the Barrel Arbor, which then Winds The Main Spring,

The Main Spring unwinding powers the watch. Note the GEARED outer rim of the barrel below; this imparts the mainspring’s power to the gear-train of the watch. A big advantage of this arrangement is that the barrel always maintains spring tension, even while the watch is being wound; an excellent centuries  solution to the problem of maintaining-power!

Thus the name “going barrel”… because the barrel is always “going”, even when the watch is being wound.

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an excellent Free Fast and Awesome look at
the workings of a movement in real time go here

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DOUBLE ROLLER WAS INVESTED & PATENTED IN 1903

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No. 7 0,179. PATENTED SEPT. 29; 1903.
F. J. REAVES. DOUBLE ROLLER FOR BALANCE ESCAPEMENTS.
APPLICATION IILBD AUG. 23, 1902.
K0 MODEL.
UNITED STATES I Patented September 29, 1903.
PATENT OFFICE.

FRANK J. REAVES, ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS, ASSIGNOR TO THE ROCKFORD WATCH COMPANY, LIMITED, A CORPORATION OF ILLINOIS.  DOUBLE ROLLER FOR BALANCE-ESCAPEMENTS.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 740,179, dated September 29, 1903. Application filed August 23, 1902. Serial No. 120,735. (No model.)
To IT  whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, FRANK J. RE AVES, a citizen of the United States, residing at Rockford, in the county of Winnebago and State 5 of Illinois, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Double Rollers for Watch-Escapements, of which the following is a specification.
This invention relates to that class of mechanisms known as the escapement of watches, and particularly to a double roller to be used in connection therewith, all of which will more fully hereinafter appear,
The principal object of this invention is to provide a simple, economical, and efficient double roller for watch-escapements, made in two parts and arranged to be detachably secured together, so that it may be separated easily and always assembled in correct relation.
Further objects of the invention will appear from an examination of the drawings and the following description and claims.
The invention consists principally in a double roller for watch-escapements, made in two parts detachably secured together, and means for assisting in the assembled relation of such parts to hold them in correct relation.
The invention consists, further and finally, in the features, combinations, and details of construction hereinafter described and claimed.
In the accompanying drawings, Figure 1 is a plan view of an escapement having a double roller constructed in accordance with these improvements; Fig. 2, a side elevation of the same; Fig. 3, an enlarged sectional elevation taken on line 3 of Fig. 1, illustrating a roller constructed in accordance with these improvements; Fig. 4, a plan view of the lower flange on the roller proper looking at it from below, and Fig. 5 a plan view of the main or lower portion of the roller looking at it from above.
In the art to which this invention relates it is well known that a double roller is very advantageous in that better adjustments of time can be made, owing to the fact that the roller-jewel can be located at the maximum distance from the axis of the balance-staff.
It therefore becomes desirable to make a further or detailed description here.
DBL roller which will have this advantage and the additional one of being easily separated for purposes of repair, renewal, and adjustment, all of which will be understood and appreciated by those skilled in the art.
In making a roller in accordance with these improvements I provide a main or lower portion at, having an upwardly-extending roller jewel I) located therein at its maximum distance from the axis of the staff-opening c in such roller. This main or lower portion is also provided with a circular recess (1 in the upper face thereof, having a dowel-pin hole e extending there through. I next provide a roller portion proper,f, having a passing hollow Q therein arranged opposite the roller jewel, and an integral downwardly-extending tubular portion 71, provided with a circular flange t’ at the bottom thereof. This circular flanged portion is of a size to snugly fit the upper recess (1 in the lower portion of the roller and is further provided with a dowelpin 70, arranged to fit the dowel-pin hole in such recess.
In operation the roller is placed on the balance-staff t and the usual pallet Z and fork m are supplied, operating with the rest of the escapement and watch-train, all of which is old and well known in the art and needs no The fork has the slot and horn portions n at the front portion engaging with the roller-jewel and is further provided with a dart p, arranged when the parts are in the position shown in Fig. 1 to rest in the passing hollow and at other times on the periphery of the roller proper until such roller rotates backward and releases the same, all of which is well known and understood by those skilled in the art.
The roller or different parts thereof may be placed together and brought into correct relation without any fitting or may be sepa* rated for the purposes of repair, renewal, or adjustment with the assurance that they can be reassembled in the correct relation.
I claim-*- 1. In a double roller escapement for watches, a balance stafi, a double roller formed in two parts detachably secured together, and means for assisting in the assem bled relation of such parts to hold them in correct relation, substantially as described.
2. In a double roller escapement for watches, a balance staff, a double roller formed of a main portion carrying a rollerjewel, a supplementary disk portion provided with a passing hollow, a tubular portion detachably connecting both of such portions, and means for holding such portions in correct relation, substantially as described.
3. In a double roller escapement for Watches, a balance-staif, the combination of a main portion provided with a roller-jewel extending upwardly there through, a disk portion of smaller diameter provided with a passing hollow, an integral tubular portion extending downwardly therefrom having a flange in its lower portion, and means for holding such parts in correct relation, substantially as described.
4. In a double roller escapement for watches, a balance staif, a double roller formed of a main portion carrying an upwardly-extending roller-jewel and a circular recess in its upper portion, a disk roller of smaller diameter provided with a passing hollow and an integral tubular portion extending downwardly therefrom and having a circular flange at its lower end fitting the circular recess in the main portion, and dowel pin mechanism for holding such parts in their correct relation, substantially as described.
FRANK J. REAVES.
Witnesses:
H. I. CROMER, A. L. SAVOIE.

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The house was built in 1916 by John Kay, the jeweler. He was co-founder of the venerable Wright Kay jewelry store, a downtown institution from 1920 to 1978. It’s easy to think that if the first owners came back, they would be pleased but not surprised  The 1916 house shines through.

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