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Thread: AMAZING Railroad Pocket Watch!! Gold??

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  1. #16

    Apr 2016
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    Very cool pocket watch! I found a very old 10k gold ring with some similar deposits on the surface. I was able to scrape it off with a wooden skewer very carefully. I zoomed in on your pics and it is either thick rolled gold layered over brass or solid gold, let's hope for the later. Congrats !!
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    Aug 2017
    Northern Virginia
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    Wow that is a beauty
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  3. #18
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    Feb 2017
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    Awesome find
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  4. #19
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    OzarksDetector.com

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    USA
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    A great motif on that watch, what a great find, congrats!
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  5. #20
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    That's what keeps us all out there swinging. Well done!!!
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  6. #21
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    Tommy

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    That is freakin sweet Ilove anything railroad clean that bad boy nup maybe even restore it then display it killer find.Thanks for the great post!!!!!!!Tommy
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  7. #22
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    That's great find-congratulations
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  8. #23
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    I hope I'm wrong, but, it looks plated... Inside the front and back cover it will be stamped 14K, if it is gold... the serial number inside the back cover can be looked up on line and it will tell you what year it was made..... all you need is the make and serial number... Good Luck

  9. #24
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    Jun 2017
    Gold Coast Queensland
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    Excellent , makes me want to race out and buy the same coil for my AT Pro
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  10. #25
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    Sweet,Sweet,Sweet, Congrats !!!!!
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  11. #26

    May 2017
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    Tesoro Tejon
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    Hi PF,
    You still have the expectation of what's engraved inside open it carefully could be a story and some interesting research...I found a solid gold pocket watch and it gave me some hours of tracking down the "deceased" owner who had become a very important person......BonzClick image for larger version. 

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  12. #27
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    Awesome!!!

  13. #28
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    Feb 2015
    Virginia
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    Great find. Another reason I'm getting a bigger coil for my ATGold.

 

 
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