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Imperial Tank Dial - WTB [message #1192] Mon, 29 July 2013 21:36 Go to next message
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Yes, this seems like a longshot, but over the years I've seen a few movements with dial that clearly came from Imperial Tanks, no doubt the remains of a smelting victim. I'd take either the 885 or 315 version, with movement or without, raised gold markers or radium, with or without subseconds. Thanks!

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Re: Imperial Tank Dial - WTB [message #1193 is a reply to message #1192] Mon, 29 July 2013 21:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Gotta a photo of what one may look like?? Just for the curious among us... Wink

Time, even vintage time, goes too fast for my tastes.
Re: Imperial Tank Dial - WTB [message #1194 is a reply to message #1193] Mon, 29 July 2013 22:33 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Yes, photo. I may have one.

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Re: Imperial Tank Dial - WTB [message #1195 is a reply to message #1194] Mon, 29 July 2013 22:47 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thanks fellas. There a few variations. Two with no sub-seconds using 885's:
http://www.artdecowristwatches.com/gsolid1.jpg
http://www.artdecowristwatches.com/imp3.jpg
And another with seconds, usually a 315:
http://welltuned.timer.jp/MGRUENTANK001.jpg
Re: Imperial Tank Dial - WTB [message #1196 is a reply to message #1195] Mon, 29 July 2013 22:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I just looked at my supplies and it is a dial for a cal 98 with rounded edges. Sorry if I got your hopes up.

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Re: Imperial Tank Dial - WTB [message #1197 is a reply to message #1192] Tue, 30 July 2013 04:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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afire wrote on Mon, 29 July 2013 16:36
Yes, this seems like a longshot, but over the years I've seen a few movements with dial that clearly came from Imperial Tanks, no doubt the remains of a smelting victim. I'd take either the 885 or 315 version, with movement or without, raised gold markers or radium, with or without subseconds. Thanks!


Not such a long shot. I have at least three.

Watch your PMs.

Cary
Re: Imperial Tank Dial - WTB [message #1199 is a reply to message #1197] Tue, 30 July 2013 16:32 Go to previous message
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C. Hurt wrote on Tue, 30 July 2013 04:08
afire wrote on Mon, 29 July 2013 16:36
Yes, this seems like a longshot...


Not such a long shot. I have at least three.

Watch your PMs.

Cary

You're the man! I'd bet there are many things that aren't as long a shot as they might seem when it comes to your parts drawer.
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