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Ever wonder if you made the right choice on dropping out of an auction? (11/27/08)
Ever wonder if you made the right choice on dropping out of an auction? Recently I was following a squash blossom necklace that was signed “LC”. More >>


THE HAMILTON WATCH CO. (11/17/08)
HAMILTON 500 BThe Hamilton Watch Company came into existence in 1892. The name Hamilton was selected to honor Andrew Hamilton, original owner of the site of Lancaster. Hamilton was granted the land by William Penn’s heirs and is credited with founding the city of Lancaster with his son James. More >>


Jacob Custer Watchmaker, Norristown, Pa. (11/17/08)
Photo courtesy of Jon Hansen Jacob D. Custer (1805-1872) is an important name in American horology, he is best known for his clocks which he made in Norristown, Pa. beginning in the early 1830s. More >>




Timely Deals at Clock Auction (11/13/08)
Editor’s Note: Mark Peer, WorthPoint’s Worthologist specializing in antique clocks, reports on the recent Fontaine’s auction that featured many spectacular antiques. More >>


What’s in for Fall and Winter Jewelry (11/11/08)
Flirty, bold and big are in for fall and winter accessories and jewelry is no exception. More >>


THE ELGIN NATIONAL WATCH CO. (11/7/08)
Elgin National Watch Company was founded in 1864, right as the Civil War was coming to an end. The first watch Elgin made, an 18-sized B.W. Raymond railroad grade watch, was finished in 1867, and over the course of the next 100 years, it went on to produce about 60 million watches. Elgin produced its first wristwatch around 1910, leading most other American watch companies by many years. More >>


THE WATCH THAT MADE THE DOLLAR FAMOUS (11/4/08)
The Ingersoll Watch Company is famous for two things. In its early incarnation, it produced the ubiquitous “dollar watch,” and several decades later made the equally ubiquitous Mickey Mouse watch, which actually saved the then-financially shaky company. More >>


THE ROLEX COSMOGRAPH (10/31/08)
Amongst the various complications popular in contemporary wristwatches, the chronograph offers a most practical function in a broad spectrum of situations. More >>


An Archaeologist Who Digs Beads (10/28/08)
Editor’s Note: Dolores Elliott’s background may be in archaeology, but her lifelong love is Iroquois-beadwork antiques and collectibles. More >>


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