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Posted 1 year ago


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This watch came down to me from my father, and from his father before him. Prior to that, it may have belonged to his father who was a railroad man. If that is not the case, it may have been a wedding gift from my grandmother. They were married in Twin Falls, Idaho. The watch was assembled by E.D. Harrison of Pocatello, Idaho. I keep it in a glass dome because it means so much to my family. It has had a recent clean lube, and adjust and also a new crystal. The movement is a railroad grade Vanguard Premier 23 jewel movement from Waltham, Massachusetts. It features beautiful engine turning, gold inlaid engraving, and beautiful red jeweled bearings. The watch is lever set which can be accessed by unscrewing the front bezel. It has been lovingly passed down from one Robert to the next, and some day, I will give it to my son Robert.


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Congratulations on your 200th BMV !!!!!!
  2. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 1 year ago
    Very nice. Especially to know its family history.
    Amusingly, I did the same thing with a very similar dome.
    Also..... I'm also Robert. LOL.
  3. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
    That's a wonderful heirloom Bob not Bill.
    It looks lovingly kept. The dial is so clear, and beautifully laid out.
  4. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
    Congrats on #200. The watch looks great in that glass globe.
  5. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
    What a great family heirloom, display and... congrats for sharing such a nice 200th post :-D
  6. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 1 year ago
    Beautiful! So wonderful to have a great symbol to represent the passing of time and generations...
  7. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
    Absolutely beautiful! What a wonderful heirloom to pass on down the line. Congrats on your 200th post!!
    I had my 2nd great Uncles' 1905 Elgin pocket watch restored and display it in the very same display case that you have.
  8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 year ago
    congrats and it is very special!!
  9. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Thank you very much Kevin!
  10. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Appreciate it Robert... I go by Bob to friends, but am Robert professionally :-)
  11. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Thank you Karen... actually they fixed a small chip on the dial at 11:58 :-) steady hand :-)
  12. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Glad you like it fortapache :-)
  13. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Muchas gracias kyratango!
  14. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Thank you for the kind thought vintagelamp!
  15. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Very nice watch on your post J. Scott & thanks for your wonderful comment!
  16. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Thank you Sean for helping to make this post special!
  17. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Also thank you to... TassieDevil, Zilla, bijoucaillouvintage, Caperkid, roddyq,
    blunderbuss2, & JImam!
  18. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    :-) Roycroftbooksfromme1 :-) ttomtucker :-)
  19. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Thank you BelleEpoque!
  20. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Thank you j_daze & famatta127 !!!
  21. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Thank you Brunswick & Lady Picker!
  22. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    :-) Beachbum58 !!!
  23. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Gracias Chevelleman69 & sanhardin!
  24. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Hi Radegunder!
  25. Rick55 Rick55, 1 year ago
    Congratulations on number 200 Bob :-) It has such a wonderful history, and most importantly, it means so much to you. Thanks for sharing!
  26. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Thank you for helping me celebrate Rick :-)
  27. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    :-) shughs :-)

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