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Hey all. My Dad gave me this the other night. It was myGrandfathers Uncles watch and was handed down to my Grandfather and then to my Father and now to me and will eventually be my sons.
Circa 1899. Runs like a dream.
 

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Very special!

What a great legacy to pass along to each generation. I hope it continues its journey through your family for many years to come. :great:
 

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Beautiful watch and story, great to see something so cherished.
Is that a Maori silver charm ?
 

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Wonderful timepiece and legacy but I must confess that the title made me think this was a joke so I was expecting a punchline.
 

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Thanks all. Yes it is a "Tiki" made from silver. Post European as Maori didn't utilize silver.
Serial number is 9005790. :)
Craig.
 

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Uncanny - I just got an email from my watchmaker who has had my Waltham for 3 years! It took him that long to find a new setting lever. The hands and dial (apart from the shop and location) are identical, and my one was bought in my father's home town in country Australia. Mine is a gold filled case, although the gold has worn through in com parts.
The movement is an AWWC movement as well. I date my one to around 1907.
I will post a pic when I get it back.
 
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