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  1. Provenance, Provenance, Provenance

    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Harris View Post
    I could have named this thread - 'always expect the unexpected' or 'in horology strange things happen'

    But remembering when buying property the adage 'location, location, location' I decided that in Horology its 'provenance, provenance, provenance.
    But where is this leading? well a few months ago while in Switzerland, I took time (as always) to visit my mentor and horologist Mme Cinette Robert. It is always so great a pleasure to meet and talk with her and this time being no
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  2. Provenance, Provenance, Provenance

    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Harris View Post
    I could have named this thread - 'always expect the unexpected' or 'in horology strange things happen'

    But remembering when buying property the adage 'location, location, location' I decided that in Horology its 'provenance, provenance, provenance.
    But where is this leading? well a few months ago while in Switzerland, I took time (as always) to visit my mentor and horologist Mme Cinette Robert. It is always so great a pleasure to meet and talk with her and this time being no
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  3. Acrylic Watch Crystals

    Quote Originally Posted by Don Dahlberg View Post
    Acrylics were first introduced in the late 1930s. I do not know when they were first used for watch crystals, but the polymer did not appear even in sheets before 1936. Acrylics were used heavily in WWII and many of the government contracts required non-breakable crystals in military watches.

    Don
    Good info Don
    Agreed - thanks
    I would ave added to your reputation
    BUT
    Measge is "I must spread it around"
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  4. Ingraham mantle clock esapement issues?

    [QUOTE=David S;759916]The two ingrahams that I am currently working on required bushing at the top of the train on both movements. Altough the loads are higher lower down, the upper pivots do a lot more revolutions, could that be part of the reason?[/QUOTE]

    Updated 08-18-2013 at 11:27 AM by tdufour1

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  5. Looking for Sessions Mechanism Parts

    Hello;
    I have on my desk 6 Sessions Clock Mechansims all with the same problem, broken striking levers. Some are steel wire, some are flat spring steel and one, all the levers are flat spring steel. Is there a supplier out there for replacements. I know I can make & repair them myself but it would save time and most important money in repair if I could purchase these levers., making the customer a little more happy. Save Time & Money

    Any comments would be appreciat ...

    Updated 08-18-2013 at 11:34 AM by tdufour1

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