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  1. Jeeper Jun 8, 2021

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    F23452AB-C61F-4987-B65B-FF8A50044D0A.jpeg 2AD72850-7391-4488-A2AD-0FB71C5476ED.jpeg 733E0117-2CA9-416C-B146-068E145BFF30.jpeg E19417D7-7811-4970-B7D3-7FE1FE2C69F7.jpeg D7946B2C-507E-4A3C-89F8-F03B40924095.jpeg Not mine, a friend came across this when clearing out some old possessions of his mums. We are very confident that there is no intrinsic value, but first time seen in over 20 years & started with a shake.
    input appreciated

    Thanks guys
     
  2. jeppe888 Jun 8, 2021

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    it looks like a redial to me - but others opinion will be appreciated
     
  3. NotAClue Jun 8, 2021

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    to be honest I think you’re spot on on that assumption but it might have sentimental value!


    I would say it doesn’t really matter
     
  4. Jeeper Jun 8, 2021

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    Thanks jeppe888, we are interested more in what it is, than any work that has been done. My friends mother was unlikely to have serviced it let alone redial it, so if redialled it was probably purchased pre-owned. Which is also unlikely.

    Thanks

    Jeeper
     
  5. jeppe888 Jun 8, 2021

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    i have no problem understanding that, i hope someone with more knowledge than me can enlighten you
     
  6. noelekal Jun 8, 2021

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    Delcona is a trademark of Helma-Uhrenfabrik, Linde & Co. / Burkhardt & Cie. Registered on September 22, 1932. in Pforzheim. It was used for wall clocks, pocket watches and until the 1960s for men's and women's wristwatches. Swiss movements were built into the wristwatches.

    Source: https://watch-wiki.org/index.php?title=Delcona
     
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  7. Jeeper Jun 8, 2021

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    The knowledge on this forum astounds me. Thank you
     
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  8. noelekal Jun 8, 2021

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    Oh, I ain't so smart Jeeper.

    I looked it up online. Don't speak German so stuck the short narrative in an online translator and ... presto I can play a knowledgeable member here on the Forum.
     
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  9. Jeeper Jun 8, 2021

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    Even better

    I was in pub when Geoff brought it in for me!

    I had previously spoken about the knowledge on this forum & you have proved me right.

    I’ve got to say, if the movement has genuinely not been touched, then WOW! To start so easily after so long is stunning
     
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  10. noelekal Jun 8, 2021

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    You're right Jeeper. I'm intrigued by ratty ol' watches that still start and run. It's like they still have life in them and need care and feeding. That's why I have a menagerie of ol' ratty watches.
     
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  11. Jkbenn02 Jun 8, 2021

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    Looks very dusty
     
  12. Professor Jun 10, 2021

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    Looks more touched up than redialed.