One of the core strengths of the Pocket Watch Database is the large repository of images uploaded by the community. These images are crucial to ongoing research efforts to understand.
If you have discovered small inscriptions inside your pocket watch case, you may be wondering if they have any meaning. The short answer is yes - they certainly do have.
Many times, new watch collectors are unsure how to identify a quality pocket watch. With all the grades, models, sizes, and manufacturers, how can you determine if you are looking.
[caption id="attachment_25" align="alignright" width="270"] Abraham Lincoln's Pocket Watch at the Kentucky Historical Society[/caption] Anyone that has seen a movie created by Steven Spielberg can attest to the attention to detail.
As my interest in pocket watches increased, so did my curiosity to discover how they work - what really makes them tick. I began disassembling a few of the cheaper.