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  1. Chinese fakes. Not Patek Philippe finish.
  2. Favory was a brand from James-Favre Fallet from St.Imier in Switzerland. The brand was registered on september 17th in 1890.
  3. Le Locle is a town/village in Switzerland in the heart of the watch making industrie. So your watch is probably Swiss made. A clear picture of the movement mabye tells us more.
  4. Movement is NOT Roskopf style. A better picture of the movement mabye could tell us more
  5. These watches from Chronograf Suisse were sold with many names. They are great looking watches.
  6. As I look tt the appearance of the watch (eg the hands) it looks to me that it's a Roskopf watch. If you have a clear picture of the movement we can tell you more.
  7. It's not a Roskopf watch. Most likely it's an Ebosa or a Baumgartner.
  8. Sorry to say this, but it's not a watch from WW II. These watches were made till the early 2000's for tourists. The factory closed down a couple of years ago. They are very good. I have a couple of ...
  9. It looks to be a good movement. It has 15 jewels and not a cylinder movement. A watch of the higher class
  10. If you have a picture from the actual movement, maybe we can say more of this watch. It looks European to me. Probably Swiss made around 1900.
  11. You can push it in with your fingernail and when you turn the crown at he same time you set the time.
  12. No it was made for the Dutch market. The day indicator is in Dutch.
  13. If you could make a picture of the actual movement, then perhaps some of us can tell you more.
  14. I think there's a Roskopf movement inside.
  15. I'm sorry to tell you this, but it's a Chinese fake. These clocks/watches are made by the tenthousands nowadays and they all have that same Chinese movement. There's nothing Swiss on this watch. The...
  16. It says shock -resisitant on the dial so it's from the 1950's and forward.
  17. The case was made in England and the movement was made in Switzerland.
  18. Huit Rubis is French and means Eight Jewels. You can see them on your pictures as the red "bearings". There are 4 of them on the balance staff. (two bearing jewels and two cover jewels) And there...
  19. It looks a lot like one of my vintage Enicar watches. It looks like it has the same case.
  20. This brand is from Switzerland and is not very old. The brand Steelco is registered 13.3.1956 and the company behind it is Era Watch Co. SA from Biel.
  21. I have 3 of these Vostok watches and they are all 3 very good runners. The last one, I bought on a watch sale market and is about 35 years old. This old Russian handwinder keeps time as good as any ve...
  22. These Vostok watches are very popular amongst watch overs here in Europe .
  23. Top brand watch.
  24. In the Black Forest in Germany the clocks were sold by men who carried up to 20 clocks with them. They went to go to farmers to try to sell the Black Forest clocks. These tiny clocks are figurines of ...
  25. I am sorry to say this, but your watch is made long after WW II. They date from the 1980's on forward and are made for tourists. They come in many different varieties and with many different backs. ...
  26. It's a Swiss pin-lever escapement from Baumgartner.
  27. It has a common Chinese movement in it. These movements can be found in several (new) pocketwatches. These movements can run very good. It is not an antique watch but it's a nice looking watch.
  28. The anti-shock system was commercialized from the 1950's onwards. So the pocket watch is not very very old. It's a pretty rare piece though. I have never seen a pocket watch like yours. The Oris fac...
  29. Very pretty. never seen anything like it. Do you also have a picture of the dial ?
  30. Remontoir means nothing more than stemwinding. Before that watches should be wound with a key. If you have a clear picture of the movement, maybe we can help you identify your watch. The movement is...
  31. A clear picture of the movement would be very helpfull.
  32. This is a German watch made by the Thomas Haller company. Thomas Haller joined with the famous Junghans company and the Bravo brand was registered on March, 29 in 1905. The movement is a Haller move...
  33. It looks to be having a Baumgartner or Ebosa movement. I think it's a 1930's watch. It looks good and for a very cheap movement it's very accurate.
  34. Engorsele is an (East) German UMF Ruhla watch with a different name on it.
  35. What yu have is an Hebdomas with 8 day movement. Most watches had the be wound up every day and the Hebdomas from Switzerland was the first watch that could run up to 8 days. They are still making the...
  36. Yep it's that famous Chinese movement inside. This watch has nothing to do with Switzerland. I have one with a HMT movement from India and it says Roskopf on the dial.
  37. The name Robanne was registered April 3th, 1957 in Washington DC.
  38. A lucky find for a buck. Look here (page in German):
  39. What a beautiful watch. A watch to treasure because it came from your father. Try to purchase a new crystal, they should be around somewhere.
  40. Follow the link for some information about Gruen watches (page is in German, bu t with a translator you ,ust be able to read it):
  41. Click on the following link : Orator was owned by the Schild company founded by Adolph Schild. They were based in Le Chaux-de-Fonds, a town in ...
  42. Click on this link: There are more factories/companies that used the name. It could be the Ultramar from Miami due to the Spanish ? words on th...
  43. Maybe you can send an e-mail with pictures to the factory. They still exsist and make high end watches.
  44. I don't think that the wrist band belongs to the watch because the lugs on the watch are much wider than the band. A nice leather strap will look very handsome on this watch, I think. There were a ...
  45. This watch is made by Louis Shorer in a town in Switzerland that is called Le Chauxs-de-Fonds. It's a town were many watch factorys were based, and still are. The name was registered on november 25...
  46. It could be one of these :
  47. I hope it's not a fake. Was it so much cheaper ?
  48. IWC (International Watch Company) is a high end watch. They are very popular and very expensive. Maybe you could write an e-mail to the factory : You probably get an answer f...
  49. Look here:
  50. See this page (about in the middle): Oppenheimer Frères= Oppenheimer Brothers were from Fr...
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