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The Caliber 833 [message #14310] Sun, 10 January 2021 22:31 Go to next message
thesnark17 is currently offline  thesnark17
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Registered: January 2017
Gruen Master
Maker: Gruen Guild
Size: 5 ligne
Jewel Markings: 15 Jewels
Adj Markings: 4 Adj
Config: Hunter
Dial feet: 12 & 5.25 positions
Dial release mech: side screws
Example date: unknown

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Re: The Caliber 833 [message #14318 is a reply to message #14310] Mon, 11 January 2021 04:27 Go to previous message
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Registered: May 2019
Location: Cincinnati
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Yours is the gen 3 of this caliber introduced by end of 1922.

Gen 1 appears ca1921, with numbers only. Will have to dig this one out to see if it has the patent stamp on front plate. Can’t recall the patent date, anyway.
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Gen 2 appears following 1922 tariff, with added text. “Patent” on back.
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Yours is the next make, with updated stamps but still the simple stud carrier.

Gen 4, with the 2 screw stud carrier, followed closely. All before full serial numbers were added!
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