My husband has recently started to study antique watch repair. He's purchased several old broken watches from the turn of the 20th century.

This is an American Waltham Watch from 1908. Our sensibilities today say that decorative scroll work on an interior part that would only ever been seen my a technician over-the-top extravagant.

It may be necessary, but I appreciate the beauty of the craft.


I appreciate the idea behind not being able to edit a post, but it drives me nuts when I find errors in what I write and cannot correct them. It makes want to shy away from using Mastodon in the same manner that I shy away from Twitter.

Second paragraph, last sentence: s/technician/technician is/

Third paragraph: s/necessary/unnecessary/

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@twobraids You can edit more easily here! Just click on the three dots next to your post and choose Delete and Re-draft. I’ve edited this three times.

@twobraids Beautiful watch craft, thank you for sharing.

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