Recent content by binman

  1. B

    Hands binding.

    I have a french clock I haven’t used for 4 years now I find I cannot move the hands without a lot of effort, I have left it until I find out what to do is it a case of removing movement to correct or not.any help appreciated.
  2. B

    No Beat.

    Thanks Teaclocks I thought that would be the answer,I have adjusted many side to side but never had a problem front to back.
  3. B

    No Beat.

    Thank you for that.But does not say how to adjust from front to back problem,or am I missing something?
  4. B

    No Beat.

    How do you adjust a pendulum clock from front to back which is positioned sitting on my mantle piece about face which is the only way it will work.I placed a mark on the foot of the clutch inline with the pendulum then turned the clock facing front and took up the adjustment with coins under...
  5. B

    Pendulum clock with Bob losing time.

    Will try those two difference tips,no I haven't changed main Spring, but you have a point,thanks Richard.
  6. B

    Pendulum clock with Bob losing time.

    Pictures as requested, I'm not completely sure it's the right bob,but it does have the claw for hanging
  7. B

    Pendulum clock with Bob losing time.

    I have added weight to a 110grm Bob ,movement running slow, rating nut wound as far as it will go, stuck 6grms of blue tack still slow, photos to follow, after some thoughts.Richard.
  8. B

    Hebdomas Calendar and date pocket watch.

    Re: He domes Calender and date pocket watch. Well I wound the watch fully up,some 200 hundred turns last Saturday evening and it has run until 9pm tonight Friday that's 7days,I was expecting As it says 8 day, but for a watch of its age not bad, might need a service.Richard.
  9. B

    Swiss silver pocket watch

    Wound this watch at 5pm Saturday it run until 1.15 pm Monday 43hrs this must be very good.very pleased.
  10. B

    Hebdomas Calendar and date pocket watch.

    Re: He domes Calender and date pocket watch. Hi JTD, yes I am a bit confused myself but I found the email on the Hebdomas web page.At least I got my answers as you say.It is very difficult to find much information at all on the web.
  11. B

    Hebdomas Calendar and date pocket watch.

    Re: He domes Calender and date pocket watch. Hi Eri231, you will see in my post no12 that I found out how to adjust day and date,by pulling the stem right out. I got some answers to my questions now,having emailed Hebdomas.A Mr Hebdomas Montres himself kindly replied,I am now friends on...
  12. B

    Swiss silver pocket watch

    You have got it.JTD thank you.Richard.
  13. B

    Swiss silver pocket watch

    Hi Graham. Thank you very much again for explaining the details so well. Have you any idea how I can adjust the regulater on the Hebdomas watch I have posted.Also to remove the front crystal cover? There isn't any useful technical details that I have uncovered yet.Thanks again,Richard.
  14. B

    Swiss silver pocket watch

    Hi, Brought in local auction today,can't quite make out the middle letter of the engraved monogram on the rear, it is hall marked 935 with the three bears, this movement wound up and running very well. The question I have is it a lever movement, I do have problems as a new by in telling the...
  15. B

    Hebdomas Calendar and date pocket watch.

    Re: He domes Calender and date pocket watch. Hi Davy, it's in Chatham, Can you pm me for further details.Richard.

Forum statistics

Threads
176,133
Messages
1,541,606
Members
53,146
Latest member
ceferino
Encyclopedia Pages
1,065
Total wiki contributions
3,028
Last update
-