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.