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How do you guys store your pocket watches ?

  1. kpaxsg

    kpaxsg May 22, 2020

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    Good weekend guys. Without realising, I have amassed about 8 pocket watches, just trying to look for proper collection box perhaps with a see through glass. Any suggestion? Thank you
     
  2. DaveK

    DaveK Yoda of Yodelers May 22, 2020

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    Well, you could make one of these for your wall :rolleyes: Start with an antique bubble glass picture frame

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    Remove the creepy baby picture, and make a shadow box for it, then add a hinge


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    Put an old-timey photo as a backdrop and some hooks and there you go! Make a false front using a 2nd copy of the backdrop and heavy craft paper . You can use it to hide the watches when trades people (for example) are expected over

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  3. TexOmega

    TexOmega May 22, 2020

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    D35CCD91-0748-4670-9338-D83D26025652.jpeg Slanted Cigar display with foam cavities in the shape of a pocketwatches. I found one at a thrift store. The foam was from a guy at a NAWCC watch show. Displays 15 watches.

    Cherrywood/brass handles/brass key/lock


    I also found one of these on e$bay 15 years ago. Handmade by a carpenter
     
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  4. Canuck

    Canuck May 22, 2020

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    Or if you are displaying lots of watches, put legs under a cabinet such asi show, and make a coffee table out of it. Or put cup hooks into it and hang it on a wall.

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  5. verithingeoff

    verithingeoff May 22, 2020

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    Glass topped display case for my small collection, I use siilar boxes for my wrist watches
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  6. Spruce

    Spruce May 23, 2020

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    Inside a sock in a rarely worn shoe at the bottom of a wardrobe
     
  7. Canuck

    Canuck May 23, 2020

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    Talking storage rather than display, I have several cases like the one shown. Since I don’t have my watches on display in our home, these cases work fine for me, for storage in my vault, as well as for transport when I do have them on display, as shown in my previous post in this thread.

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