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Wexclox Pocket Ben. My grandfathers pocket watch.

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Posted 4 years ago


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Wexclox Pocket Ben. My grandfathers pocket watch. He drove a John Dear like the one on the fob. Does anyone have information?

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  1. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
    These are known as "dollar watches". An inexpensive watch claiming it made the dollar famous because most could be purchased for $1.00.
    There are numbers on the back plate of the watch movement that dates the year of manufacture (the back cover pops off to reveal the movement). You might see 4 (space) 14 which would be April 1914. Three sets of numbers, 12 (space) 16 (space) 25 would be December 16, 1925.
    Yours is a Pocket Ben with a luminous dial & hands. Some were marked Glo Ben.
    Nice John Deer watch fob also.
    Thanks for sharing,
  2. Themissing, 4 years ago
    Awesome thank you so much for your in put
  3. AzTom AzTom, 4 years ago
    Nice! The watch FOB is much newer ... actually 1968 to 1972?

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