Place the watch face down in the palm of your hand.
Grip the edges of the case back with your fingers and rotate the case back counterclockwise until it's unscrewed from the case.
Place your fingernail or a blunt blade under the case back lip at the 3 o’clock position if Waltham pocket watch has a clamshell case.
Use the fingers from your other hand to grasp the pendant at 12 o’clock, where the stem that connects to the movement is held.
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It was in 1907 that the Waltham Watch Company officially emerged, picking its name in part due to the location of the watch company in Waltham Massachusetts.
They continued to design and produce watches until the late 1940s, when the company went bankrupt.
Use a rubberized jar-lid remover to help unscrew particularly stubborn case backs.
Press the crown down at the 12 o’clock position on a Waltham pocket watch featuring a hunting case.