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Posted 2 years ago

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remb1000
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Hello,

My name is Robert.

I have a bit of a situation regarding this pocket watch.

The thing is I know little or no information about it.

What I do know is that it is signed:

(N1810 Louis RABY Hger de l'Empereur n°5 Bvard des Italiens Paris)

Also along with number: 10019

engraved on the casing.

I was hoping that their might be a specialist out there somewere who could inform me a bit more about this watches maker and origin.

Maybe even a good place to put it up for auction.

And potentialy what it could sell for.

Kind regards,

Robert

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  1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    I just don't know, this one and the other you have posted, the movements just don't seem to look right to me, like they've been installed in old cases, I might be totally off base, but something about them makes me think a gernic made movement. Again I don't know but they look wrong to me.
  2. remb1000, 2 years ago
    Hello fellas,

    thanks four your reply's.
    Yes it's a tricky one allright.
    Im considering sending them away to a watch specialist to examine them thouroughly in order to find out a bit more about those movements.
    You very well could be right.
    They could have low grade cheap movements in a half decent case.
    The German one though has the following:

    Anchor escapement
    Double plate
    15 rubies
    Compensating balance spring
    Bregeut spiral

    Even though I have little experience in the antique popcket watch business.
    One could determine that this type movement is somewhat decent and maybe authentic.

    As for the other "LOUIS RABY" pocket watch I am still to find out more about what kind of movement it has.

    Kind regards

    Robert
  3. FineLines FineLines, 2 years ago
    Greetings from Philadelphia. Recently, I was able to obtain information about some vintage watches in my possession from folks on this association message board: http://mb.nawcc.org/

    Perhaps if you post your photos with your question you will find additional info to aid your search.

    DD@Phila
  4. remb1000, 2 years ago
    Hello fellas,

    thanks for the suggestion.

    Yes I allready tried the website you mentioned but to no avail unfortunatly.

    Didn't even get one reply :/

    In anycase I found a online website that evaluates your antique pocket watches and prices them for free so I am hoping I will have some success with them.

    Kind regards

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