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February 21, 2013 05:32AM
Well, I've got a pile of women's mechanical watches and I finally found some time to go through them.

About half of them are Timex's, and most of those don't work, but among the pile I found a Geneva and Lady Elgin.

Both are gold filled (18k and 14k) and both still work!

About half of the watches in the pile still work consistantly. Most of them are brands I've never heard of.


The Elgin's movement (not pictured, but can provide) is in great shape. It's great, especially since the Geneva (bottom picture) was a bit of a letdown.



I didn't intend to collect ladies' watches, but for some reason they end up in goodwill bags far more often than men's. I'm guessing they just aren't as durable, maybe since the movement's are so much smaller they don't survive drops as easily.

Anyway, I dated the Lady Elgin to around 1965; Movement and case


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kich150February 21, 2013 05:32AM

Women just don't appreciate mechanical watches

Smaug41February 21, 2013 06:33PM

Like must generalizations kinda wrong....

BobbyMike40February 21, 2013 09:18PM

It's a shame that many very interesting lady size watches will have turned into...

Paul J Costa50February 21, 2013 12:58PM

That's mainly why I collect. There's a local steampunk artists that I compete with. Laughing (n/t)

kich38February 21, 2013 04:24PM

I know very well what you mean! Smile

IF48February 21, 2013 07:09AM



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