New Waltham Boston 487

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Re: New Waltham Boston 487

Post by Mark1 » March 17th 2023, 8:47pm

Size is a concern @ 46mm. So is the plethora of debris present on the dial. Did they hire Mazinger to photograph this thing?
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Re: New Waltham Boston 487

Post by 3Flushes » March 19th 2023, 4:50pm

Those old movements were hand decorated marvels all right and the nod to American made pocket watches is admirable, complete with the crown positioned appropriately at 12. But why use a modern, gold, barrel shaped, diamond cut crown completely contrary to the period and fuck up the whole inspiration. It's as if they had a box full of them laying around and said "fuck it, use them up". Use a proper onion shaped, vertically cut crown and maybe they'd have had something there.
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