Just a few snaps of what i got upto over the weekend. I was working on a Limit Pocket watch. I had a problem on this watch with the escape wheel bridge. It seems that the screw was not budging and all attempts to remove the screw failed! I left the plate and bridge […]
I was lucky enough to get hold of a Waltham watch over the weekend for a great price, this was a project i have wanted to undertake ever since i saw how wonderfully finished pre 1900 watches were. The watch wasn’t in the best state and as you can see from the pictures, was missing […]
I picked this up from an antiques shop a while back, i thought this was an interesting piece. the movement had been bogged down with a lot of oil from a previous service, however after a clean and the correct oiling the watch/clock was running smoothly. The mainspring was larger than similar sized pocket watches […]
I say partial due to the fact you can only dismantle 75% of this movement as the rest is riveted together, even though it is a basic setup, the lack of bridge made it tricky to get back together. i was advised that dumping the movement in the cleaner would suffice, however i wanted the […]
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.