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    Posted 4 years ago

    kerry10456
    (206 items)

    Hello Fellow Collectors. I just acquired this and it's a little rough around the edges, as we would say. Missing the second hand and the luminous hands are cracking and crumbling away, but with a little TLC and a few hours, this will be a great piece.
    For those that don't know who this is. Dan Dare was a big hit in the United Kingdom. This is his arch-enemy The Mekon. Can't have a Hero without a bad guy, lol. These guys were featured by Eagle Comics in the 1950's.
    This watch was made by Anglo-Celtic Watch Co. (Ingersoll LTD) in Great Britain.
    Thanks for looking,
    Kerry

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    1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thank you Caperkid :-)
    2. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      Your welcome Kerry cool watch.
    3. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thanks Perry, and may the Force be with you....oops wrong space theme LOL
    4. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thank you VETRAIO50 :-)
    5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 4 years ago
      Neat watch Kerry :)....I remember him from the Elton John song.
    6. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thanks Mike, I had forgotten about that, very cool reminder :-),
      Lucas,
      Michael
      &
      Karen
      Thanks again for all the loves and support :-)
    7. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Very cool! I'm certain that it will be pristine when you finish putting your magic touch on it.
    8. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      It will revive under your hand :-), waiting to see it updated with your repairs!
    9. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thank You everyone for the loves and comments, I'll update it upon completion .
      Thanks again all, very appreciated!!
    10. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thanks Rick & Kevin, always appreciated :-)
    11. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thank You WARWAGON64, very appreciated
    12. crazycharacter, 4 years ago
      Let me know if original when you get it. All of the ones I have seen were fantasy pieces.
    13. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Will do Adam, both me and George discussed the posting when listed, after looking at it heavily, decided better than 80% chance, lol. I'm hoping an original piece, was a reputable seller so fingers crossed.
      Thank you:
      WARWAGON64, Sean & Adam for stopping by
    14. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      your very welcome Kerry!!
    15. crazycharacter, 4 years ago
      Have you seen the person on Etsy from the U.K. that sells the fantasy Smiths/Ingersoll watches? Have you ever bought any? I am curious about the quality. There are a couple that I like, but I'm afraid the pictures may make them look nicer than they actually are. Their prices are somewhat reasonable for them.
    16. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      No never bought any, but have browse the site, would like to see one myself some are pretty interesting
    17. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      This one here, the red leading edge in photos is clean overlap, hoping metal dial and dots are luminous and not a scan, lol
    18. crazycharacter, 4 years ago
      I hope so. Either way, it's cool.
    19. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Adam agreed lol, but if you blow up the photos, looks like painted metal dial, which is correct, any chips shown or wear through all look normal
    20. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Adam, again fingers crossed, but will add to shelf either way, lol
    21. crazycharacter, 4 years ago
      The only thing that concerned me was the jagged edges on the triangles.

      I like the Batman watch the other person sells with the Animated Penguin. Pretty cool!
    22. crazycharacter, 4 years ago
      Yep. My fingers crossed for you too!
    23. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thank you AnnaB for looking and loving this, very appreciated!!
    24. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      Nicefice,
      ttomtucker
      &
      sugargirl
      for all the loves, very appreciated!!

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