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Old 04-16-2019, 10:47 PM
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...with that milled (silver?) rim and only a tiny bit bigger than a silver dollar! They would have had to resuscitate me. Looks like it was a pretty cool little watch but in sad shape, no other parts to be found. The silver dollar isn't a find, was a present from my late grandmother many years ago,
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Old 04-17-2019, 12:06 AM
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I like those old watches.

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Old 04-17-2019, 12:27 AM
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Seems like alot of pocket watches are getting dug lately. I have 2 this year in 4 hunts. Cool find. HH

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That edge would have had me for sure..

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Yes I would have freaked out.

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Great find, I love pocket watches and clock parts. My detecting buddy sometimes jokingly calls me "father time" because of how many I find. To give you an idea Recently I Pulled out some from the past two years or so to make a display. and this is only about half of what i found that made the cut for the display based on how many similar pieces I already pick out lol.
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Old 04-17-2019, 01:28 PM
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Wow! What a collection!

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The Pocket watch is a nice find but I wished it would have been a Morgan there waiting for you in the hole. Congrats! Trapper

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Originally Posted by Iggyks View post
...with that milled (silver?) rim and only a tiny bit bigger than a silver dollar! They would have had to resuscitate me.
Oh boy - if that had been on edge, it would have been a heartbreaker for sure! Still a cool find - like Tpmetal, I think the old clock/watch parts can be pretty neat and I always end up keeping the gears, etc that I find.

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My detecting buddy sometimes jokingly calls me "father time" because of how many I find.

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