Pockets

I often forget about these pocket watches. Whenever I have one and pull it out, people always look amazed... unless it's Mickey.

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They are all gorgeous.

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No train conductor or white rabbit jokes? Lucky you!

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That middle one is rad! 

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Definitely old school, definitely distinguished 

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OscarKlosoff

No train conductor or white rabbit jokes? Lucky you!

One of them is a Pullman Porter!

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Love 'em! Got three of my own. And yes, @OscarKlosoff...if I am reincarnated as a 6 foot rabbit, you know I will be hopping around with one of them!

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As much as I like the conveniences of a wrist watch there is something so satisfying about popping open a pocket watch case to check the time.

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MariusRegio

As much as I like the conveniences of a wrist watch there is something so satisfying about popping open a pocket watch case to check the time.

It is just a more deliberate motion. I try to be discreet about it, but it is what it is. I want to get the one non-hunter case fixed to avoid the case release.

One thing nobody told me was to avoid snapping it shut, at least with a gold case. Supposedly one should depress the release button while shutting, then release it once closed because the steel catch can wear out the notch in the gold case very quickly.

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Nice selection! Very classy collection.

Mine are not all so classy with several military examples. 

My favorites are the marriage watches where the PWs have been converted into wristwatches. 

Here's what I've added to the collection so far:

Doxa 1930s Pilot Watch PW conversion

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IWC 1911 PW movement and dial - marriage watch

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JLC British Army WWII Military PW

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Leuba Louis 1980s Retro Moonphase PW (quartz)

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Patek Phillipe 1960s "Ricochet" PW

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DariusII

Love 'em! Got three of my own. And yes, @OscarKlosoff...if I am reincarnated as a 6 foot rabbit, you know I will be hopping around with one of them!

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I love the Westclox. I've always wanted to find an Omega pocket watch and refurb it and possibly use it in my retirement, but so far haven't found one in decent condition and when I do they want a fortune for it. Still I've got plenty of time to find one 

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ChronoGuy

Nice selection! Very classy collection.

Mine are not all so classy with several military examples. 

My favorites are the marriage watches where the PWs have been converted into wristwatches. 

Here's what I've added to the collection so far:

Doxa 1930s Pilot Watch PW conversion

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IWC 1911 PW movement and dial - marriage watch

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JLC British Army WWII Military PW

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Leuba Louis 1980s Retro Moonphase PW (quartz)

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Patek Phillipe 1960s "Ricochet" PW

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Very lovely!

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I have 4 pocket watches, all of which are well over 100 years old, but still function and keep decent time, which I find pretty amazing.

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Pocket watch game is on point! I have two pocket watches. One was my grandfathers, an Elgin, the other was a cheap groomsman watch that has been stored away.

They are so cool though!

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DariusII

Love 'em! Got three of my own. And yes, @OscarKlosoff...if I am reincarnated as a 6 foot rabbit, you know I will be hopping around with one of them!

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Great 

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Very nice pocket watches. but its way too classy and sassy for me.