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Hi everyone i am new to this and fairly new to watch collecting.Last week i purchased a pocket watch from an antique fair, it has no makers name on the face but on the mechanism it has the name 'fortuna'. It looks to be quite old but i cannot identify it. Has anyone heard fo this name before or can give any information about it?

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Welcome to :rltb:, it's a great place to be :yes:


Mac, why you're being asked for photos is simple, in antique watches, it was common for movements and cases to be married up by watchmakers or jewellers, and although it says "fortunas" on the plates, that may be a jewellers "aftermark". Some of the guys here may recognise the actual movement from a piccie, and that will give you a start into researching where your watch came from originally :)

Have you asked google about "fortuna watches"? - that might show up something as well!

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