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This site is devoted to accessories and vises that are in turn used and clamped into ball vises.  
Ball vises are on our site: EngravingVise.com

Lindsay® Anti-Gravity™ Watch & Ring Vise

The Cosmos® collets fit in the various holders on this site.  The range of size of each collet shown in the photo is in inches.  The #1 size is the standard ring range size collet.  


Anti-Gravity™ Watch & Ring Holder without collets.    Order as needed. For watches the long post is best.  Ring can be used with both the long and short posts though.

Anti-Gravity™ Holder
These DO NOT included any collets. 

With both the long & short post as pictured.  $159 Add To Cart

With long post & its screw (no short post)
$134 Add To Cart

With short post & its screw (no long post)
$130 Add To Cart

Purchase collets separately below.


Anti-Gravity™ Watch & Ring Holder with two collets

This includes the same items as sold above ($159), along with two collets: The large #5 Collet, and small #1 Collet.   
Purchase addition collet sizes separately. 

Anti-Gravity™ Holder with #5 collet and small #1 Collet $278Add To Cart


This option makes it possible to secure the watch on the collet without removing the crystal. 

This is a special bolt with a hex hole at both ends.   Use it in the long post and tighten the collet from the bottom side of the post.   This makes it possible to secure the watch without needing to first remove the crystal.  

Includes special bolt and wrench. 
$26 Add To Cart

Cosmos® Collets
(enlarge photo below for measurements)
These collets also work in other Lindsay made holders that use Cosmos collets.

Standard small #1 $25Add To Cart
#2 $39Add To Cart
#3 $49Add To Cart

#4 $69Add To Cart
#5 $69Add To Cart

Tip: If you are just getting started engraving watches and looking for a watch case to engrave you may want to look at cases made for Unitas ETA 6498 or 6497 movements.  There is information and the difference of the two movements at: Calibercorner.com   There are sellers and dealers for these movements, cases and parts for them on ebay.   Here is an ebay search


Watch Bracelet Supports

Watch Bracelet Supports

Thanks to both Jeff Parke and Rick Simmons for motivation for these Watch Bracelet Supports.  Glue the watch bracelet around the support, and clamp on the sides of the support in your vise while engraving. 

Two versions
1: Made from aluminum and halved
$50 each Add To Cart

2: Made from steel and a full cylinder
$39 each Add To Cart

Both versions are individually priced. 
If you'd like a set of one be sure to order two of them. 

The steel version can rust.  They are shipped with a light oil on them to help prevent rust.  This oil should be cleaned off before gluing a bracelet around it. 



Gravity™ Ring Holder

Gravity Ring Holder for PC Vise (centers only - order collets separate) $49add_to_cart.gif 
Gravity Ring Holder for Goliath and Low Profile Turntable Vise (centers only - order collets separate) $57 add_to_cart.gif
Brass 6 finger Cosmos collet $25 add_to_cart.gif
Brass 12 finger Cosmos collet $35 add_to_cart.gif

BenchJewel® Ring Holder

BenchJewel® Ring Holder

Click to enlarge photos

Cosmos® Collet Types

Thanks to Wes Griffin for motivation for
the BenchJewel ring holder!


BenchJewel® Ring Holder - Includes one brass 6 finger Cosmos® collet. 
$349Add To Cart

Cosmos® Brass Collet (12 fingers)
$35Add To Cart

Cosmos® Brass Collet (6 fingers)
$25Add To Cart

Cosmos® Plastic collet (6 fingers)
$23Add To Cart

For engraving a ring clamp the holder in the base of the jaws of an engraving block

Mounted in a PalmControl® vise

Mounted in a CamLock® TrueCenter vise

For engraving vises please visit AirGraver.com/vises.htm

Click photos to enlarge

Expanding Cosmos® Ring Holder Pat. Pend.
A unique ring holder with multiple ways to secure a ring.  Ring sizes 3.5 to 13 with only one Cosmos® collet.  In other words, many sized collets are not needed.

The photos below illustrate the Expanding Cosmos® on in a Lindsay PalmControl® vise.  The holder can be used on other brands of vises as well.

Holding between centers
on vise pin plates

Reverse and use holder as
a traditional leather clamp or as
shown for inside ring

Use one of the Cosmos® centers to secure a ring upright in a vise for access to the ring edge.

The Cosmos® collet allows its independent pads to be moved if desired.  This is useful if you are - for example drilling through the ring and do not wish to drill into the collet.  Photo to left - The green arrows illustrate the pads moved by the user leaving an open gap between them.  More gap is possible in larger rings sizes than smaller ring sizes.  Click to enlarge photo.

Expanding Cosmos® Ring Holder complete as illustrated above, but with a brass collet. $129  add_to_cart.gif
This holder fits vise pin plates. See note below about vise pin plates holes and fitting. 


Replacement Cosmos® collet (For ring sizes 3.5 through 13)
Custom Cosmos®  collets can be made smaller or larger.  Contact us if you are in need. 

Single Cosmos® Collet  
(For ring sizes 3.5 through 13)

Cosmos® Brass Collet (6 fingers)
$25Add To Cart

Cosmos® Brass Collet (12 fingers)
$35Add To Cart

Cosmos® Plastic collet (6 fingers)
$23Add To Cart



  Here is a Spin option for the Cosmos®  ring holder.
Add-on Spin option for Cosmos® ring holder $33.50 add_to_cart.gif

Vise Adapter pins to adapt from newer 1/8" to older slightly larger nail sized pin plates.
4 pack adapter pins  


Information concerning Pin Plate hole sizes
This holder fits the pin plates on the Low Profile Turntable vise, Goliath and PalmControl® vises that use standard 1/8" diameter pins.  Let us know if the holder is to be used in the 90lb Titan vise, we will provide the correct pins for it.   Engraving vises from the past used a larger pin hole, around .140" but can vary from that quiet a bit.   Long ago this size was selected because it was a "nail size" (so that a nail could used for pins).  This was before precision dowel pins were readily available.  Engravers aren't using nails for pins anymore.  If you have a vise with larger than 1/8" pin plates and you'd like to use our holder in them we can custom make pins for our holder to fit your pin plate. It would be most accurate to send us the pin plates you'd like to use this holder with.  Cost is an additional fee of $20. For this, just order normally, and in the space provided for a note during checkout write that you'd like the holder to be custom fit to your pin plates.  Then ship your pin plates to us.   We will send them back along with the holder order. 

Another option in the photo to the left is we have ready to go adapter pins.  Steve picked a middle of the road size for older pin plates that use a nail sized hole and made these pins that size.  Since the older vises the nail sized pin plates can rang a size was picked that should fit a lot of the older vises.   For a custom fit we can custom make the pins as described in the above paragraph if needed.