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I encourage everyone to join the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, it is a great organization where you can learn a lot about watches and horology in general.Whether you are looking for a gift or Pocket Watches for sale on e Bay, tips and advice about buying on e Bay, watch winders, or just fascinating facts about Pocket Watch makers, like Waltham, Elgin, Hampden, Rolex, they're all here. If it's not here at the moment it will be sometime in the future - so don't forget to bookmark this page! - I am working on a new section of the site which is going to feature all sorts of information on Antique Clocks.Lots of people are interested in clocks, be they Grandfather Clocks, Mantel Clocks, Carriage Clocks..many more, so from today watch out for lots of new information being uploaded to the site daily.Unlike auction sites, or most of the other antique watch sites on the www, our watches are fully guaranteed for 12 months from the date of purchase.Every antique watch has been thoroughly examined, cleaned, and serviced.Pocket Watch and Wristwatch Service ~~ Repair ~~ Restoration If you are an antique pocket watch or wristwatch collector, you know the importance of keeping your watches serviced.You know that keeping it clean and lubricated will keep parts from rusting and wearing out so your watch will run correctly indefinitely.The rich history of the Elgin National Watch Company (originally the National Watch Co.) began in August 1864 when a group of investors traveled to Waltham, Massachusetts, home of the Waltham Watch Company.Hoping to give their new company a jump start, the investors promised seven of Waltham Watch Company’s best watchmakers and machinists ,000 per year, plus bonuses.Watches are one of the few machines that were made 50 or even 150 years ago that, even today, can still be practical to use every day.If you are a new collector, you will find answers to many frequently asked questions (FAQs) in the Watch Help section. web page is a good, short, introduction to what you need to know about mechanical watches.