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‘On the Ball’—Webb C. Ball’s Contribution to Railroad Watches and Timekeeping (6/30/09)
A Ball Watch Co.-certified railraod watch.Webb C. Ball was born in Fredericktown, Ohio on Oct. 6, 1847 and became a jeweler & watchmaker. When Standard … More >>

How Much Does the Previous Owner Impact the Value of an Antique or Collectible? (6/8/09)
A Tiffany’s silver ladies tape measure sells for about $225. But the one owned by Jackie Onassis brought close to $50,000. The difference, or course, is the fact that she owned that particular item, making it much more valuable than any other of its kind.With appraisal work, no one aspect affects value in the short term more for an antique or collectible than an … More >>

Cincinnati Watch & Clock Show Offers Bargains for the Patient (5/11/09)
The crowd at the recent National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) Watch & Clock Regional Show in Fort Mitchell, Ky., just outside of CincinnatiThe annual National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) Watch & Clock Regional Show was recently held at the … More >>

Longines’ World War Two Pilot’s Wristwatch (5/4/09)
This Longines World War Two PilotThis Longines’ World War Two Pilot’s Wristwatch, with a Wheem’s aircraft navigational calculation bezel, is an early and quite rare … More >>

Valuable Items That Slip Through the Cracks (3/17/09)
This is a nice vintage double blade pocket knife marked "IMPERIAL PROV. RI U.S.A." on the 2.2" long blade, with a crown above the mark, the other blades are 1.25" long.When it’s time to liquidate a family estate what are the first things we think of as having value. The … More >>

Secret Message Found Etched in Lincoln’s Watch (3/12/09)
Lincoln purchased this English Fusee Lever, key wind, circa1850, housed in an engraved 18K hunter case in Springfield, Ill., and was one of the few possessions he brought with him to Washington.        I came across this article today, which was posted by the Associated Press yesterday. Since it is about Abraham Lincoln’s … More >>

A Short History of the Wristwatch (3/11/09)
Early single hand ring watch, circa 1615.The first fully portable timepieces began to appear in the early 1500s, but they were so inaccurate, they only needed … More >>

Top Obama Inaugural Collectibles (1/9/09)
New York Post day after electionSuperstar Will Smith got teary. Ellen Malcolm, founder of Emily’s List called it “a proud moment in our nation’s history.” Great Britain’s … More >>

Early 20th Century Prestige Watches (12/29/08)
The early 20th century saw fierce competition among American watch companies. Every watch company in the country produced a “top … More >>

Boston Watch Co. Dennison Howard and Davis (12/19/08)
The early watch manufacturers didn’t do things consistently or exactly in series. The Boston Watch Company—the granddaddy of all American … More >>

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