This was given to me by a friend wondering whether it was possible to clean, the watch wasn’t DOA. After a clean, small modification of the balance spring and a repair of the balance bridge it was ticking away. Notice the heavily jeweled minute wheel, necessary or not ? or was this an attempt to […]
Here we have a beautiful Elgin Pocket Watch, this came to me with a broken Mainspring and a incorrectly fitted hair spring and broken staff, now awaiting the staff to complete the watch.
1st Moscow watch factory – 2608 caliber 16 Jewel Movement The watch wasn’t working, after cleaning it up (lots of congealed oil) the watch started ticking away