One of the most often asked question for my blog has been: Where do I get my Dueber-Hampden watch fixed, and what is its value?
My best answer is to
have your watch appraised with a reputable jeweler in your
town. Most people are
surprised and disappointed that their watch isn't worth more in dollar value,
but unless you have one of the high end Dueber-Hampden watches, or one of the
rare and more sought after ones, your watch will not top out at the high end of
For certain though, no
one can put a price on the sentimental value of your watch. If your watch was carried by grandfather, or
pinned to your grandmother vest, or has been passed down through the
generations, then that is where your watch value really should be
In addition to your local jeweler, another good resource
is to find theNational
Watch and Clock Collectors Chapterin your area, and ask them to help you find
someone in their group, who can either help you, or
direct you to someone knowledgeable in watch care and help you with an
Also join in the
conversation atDueber-Hampden Facebook. Feel free to add questions, and join in the discussion of other members' watches.
As I am away from my
blog for time being, please link on toAlan Garratt's blog about
Dueber-Hampden. He is knowledgeable, and continually updating his site to
add new and interesting information about Dueber-Hampden.