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first pocket watches that I made. The last two pictures are of a pocket watch I made my Dad for fathers day in 2011with a 1942 walking Liberty half dollar in it. The 1942 was the year he was born.
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#1 posted 10-01-2011 05:34 PM
Very nice work, I have a small pocket watch collection and something like this would be welcomed ! The dated coin is a nice touch as well. Where do You fine Your time pieces and hardware if You don’t mind me asking ?
-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)
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#2 posted 10-01-2011 09:13 PM
That is a really neat gift idea. nice work
-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com
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#3 posted 10-01-2011 10:47 PM
I like it alot
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#4 posted 10-04-2011 04:21 PM
Very nice, I have a buddy that wears one everyday this is a great gift idea. Nice post.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#5 posted 10-04-2011 05:42 PM
They are all very nice and will make wonderful gifts.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#6 posted 10-04-2011 05:59 PM
I would love to see my grand fathers face if he could see one of these. He was an old time watchmaker rather than watch repairman, although he did repair a lot of watches.
He left me his bench and several old pocket watches. I have a 1943 walking liberty half dollar, hint hint. lol I love to see new ideas come along like yours. Keep it up.
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