NAWCC Old Dominion Chapter 34

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NAWCC Chapter 34 Watches


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These watches are part of a virtual museum for Old Dominion Chapter 34 of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors.
The owners of the watches will not be revealed. In some cases they are not known as the pictures were given anonymously.

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NAWCC Chapter 34 Repairs


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NAWCC Chapter 34 Watches Section 2


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Crystal Palace Clocks


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Old #7?164 viewsQuartz Movement

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LeCoultre Pocket or Wrist Watch237 views25 mm dia.
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Hamilton 912 Inside Case160 views
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Karr Cuvette145 views
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Hamilton Model 22 Movement closeup145 views
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Crystal Palace #1 Last Version541 viewsThis clock has the “arch top” Ansonia movement and is the most commonly found Crystal Palace #1.
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Crystal Palace #1 Second Version900 viewsThis clock has a H. J. Davies marked movement, with geneva stops. The H. J. Davies marked movements were almost identical to the rectangular frame Ansonia movements, but often have patented improvements. The cast dial is found on several different Davies/Ansonia clocks.
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Crystal Palace #2 A Patent Applied For377 viewsAn early Crystal Palace, probably produced in the last quarter of 1874 and certainly before the January 25, 1875 patent issue. The earliest Crystal Palace clocks had flat-pan dial with two-post mounts

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Davies Cast Frame 1495 viewsThis clock frame is the same as the “Rip Van Winkle” pattern girandoles. The dial decorations are gilded spelter and are only seen on the cast frame clocks.Jul 01, 2012
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Davies Cast Frame 2415 viewsThis clock frame is the same as the “Boy/Girl” girandoles.Jul 01, 2012
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Davies Cast Frame 3383 viewsInner viewJul 01, 2012
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Davies Four Column378 viewsPossible precurser to the Crystal Palace clocks, no specific patents on this clock, found with E.N. Welch and G. B. Owens movements.Jul 01, 2012
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Davies Four Column -496 viewsCast Dial VariationJul 01, 2012
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Crystal Gem425 viewsThis clock is covered by a separate patent, and the clock name is given in the patent.. There have been several Crystal Place #2 clocks sold which have had a Crystal Gem label. Jul 01, 2012
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Crystal Palace #4 395 viewsThis model was not illustrated in any catalog, but was referenced in the price lists. It is assumed to be a #4 because it retains the characteristic dial and patented base design. The #4 has been found with the 2 post dial and also with a 4 post sunken center dial. The latter version has over-wind protection, making it a #4, extra.Jul 01, 2012
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Crystal Palace #3 Early Version404 viewsThe patent covering the design of this clock also protects the Crystal Palace #1 clocks, since the design feature patented is the mirror and frame. The flat dial pan was later changed to the “sunken center.” Jul 01, 2012