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Pocket Watches592 of 1140E. Ingraham, Tower Chambersburg, PA. 1916 Watch Fob
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Posted 2 years ago

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This has been in my family for many decades. Although, we don't know who's it was, or even where it came from. Is it Spanish? (coins say 1/4 real) on one side, and the other side has the years 1896, and 1897. It show 3 mountain peaks, with a sun (rising?) Japanese?. It's always been a mystery to us. Any ideas out there? Thanks!

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  1. musikchoo musikchoo, 2 years ago
    The Middle "PEAK", I believe is a Volcano. See the Smoke?
  2. gtown, 2 years ago
    Right, I forgot to mention that! Perhaps it is Japanese?
  3. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    I think these are 1896 Guatemala silver 1/4 Real coins.
    Dave
  4. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    They're Guatemalan, 835 silver, or 83.5%. If they were Japanese, they wouldn't have English writing on them, lol
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    If from Guatemala, why would they have Eng. on them. I spent a little time there. They finally had to release me.
  6. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    Well they don't have Enlgish on them actually, "real" is pronounced "ray-AL" AL like in Albert. Its a Spanish word
  7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Oh. I really didn't take time to look. I thought it was spelled "reale". Now that I've opened my mouth, I'll go back & look. I do that often. Well, they are Quetzal's now.
  8. Groland90405, 2 years ago
    He means they have Latin Lettering instead of Kangi
  9. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    Kanji actually. He actually meant that it was an English word intstead of Spanish, but its a Spanish word in fact.
  10. lifeintheknife1982, 12 months ago
    Watch fob?

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