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Waltham Military Pocket Watch Project Pt. 1

In Three Ways to Kill a Pocket Watch, I warned collectors to avoid eBay like the plague. Premium-priced, perfect-looking, "serviced" and "running" pocket watches...

Three Ways to Kill a Pocket Watch

As a new pocket watch collector, I'm wandering around at the bottom of the learning curve, looking up at a high mountain. My journey...

Three Reasons to Collect Pocket Watches

I'm not sure how it happened, but it happened. I collect pocket watches. This article is an attempt to justify my new obsession and...

The Truth About The Ball Railway Watch

According to most historic accounts, the railroad watch was born on April 18, 1891. On that day a fast mail train collided with the...

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