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Old 05-15-2018, 10:52 PM
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Default Second hunt this week with silver and gold!

I stopped at a tearout on the way home from work and was lucky enough to find a few keepers.
This little gold pocket watch is not crusty or flaky but appears to have a solid gold frame
The 1947 Rosie is a little green because it was stuck to a nickel

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Old 05-16-2018, 07:31 AM
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Im going to say thats gold filled, not solid gold. Looks like its got some corrosion/patina in some of the typical spots. Id get it checked out. And you will have to skip the acid test (obviously its got gold on the outside) gotta do the electronic tester thing.
Good find either way
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Old 05-16-2018, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by HannibalNectar View post
Im going to say thats gold filled, not solid gold. Looks like its got some corrosion/patina in some of the typical spots. Id get it checked out. And you will have to skip the acid test (obviously its got gold on the outside) gotta do the electronic tester thing.
Good find either way
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Hoping it is just surface corrosion.

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Old 05-16-2018, 09:51 AM
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Sweet finds! I really like that watch. Can we get a follow up on it if you clean it?

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Old 05-16-2018, 11:03 AM
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Great finds, hope the watch is legit! Congratulations!

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Nice work! I hope that pocket watch is legit.


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Old 05-16-2018, 01:03 PM
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Congrats on the silver and gold.

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Old 05-16-2018, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by BufordCityDawg View post
Sweet finds! I really like that watch. Can we get a follow up on it if you clean it?

BCD
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Great finds, hope the watch is legit! Congratulations!
Me too, but there is no front or back, so it is just the frame
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Congrats on the silver and gold.
Thanks!

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Nice job!

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Nice hunting! Like that watch!

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Nice saves! Congrats on the silver ,but like everyone else the watch is my favorite.
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Great finds, Congratulations!

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Old 05-16-2018, 09:24 PM
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Originally Posted by WyoTom View post
Nice job!
Thanks Tom
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Nice hunting! Like that watch!
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Nice saves! Congrats on the silver ,but like everyone else the watch is my favorite.
Yep, I did find a more complete silver plated one, but this one is better
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Great finds, Congratulations!
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Old 05-16-2018, 09:34 PM
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Nice recoveries!

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Nice scores congrats! Hope it’s solid gold!
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Old 05-17-2018, 07:03 AM
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Would love to see a pic of the watch after you clean it up. Looks like some of the mechanism is still inside?

Thank you for sharing and inspiring!

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Old 05-17-2018, 08:54 AM
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Awesome finds, congrats mm, that watch is a very cool find
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Old 05-17-2018, 01:14 PM
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Nice finds!

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