After seeing possibilities for the repair of the anchor pivot, I decided to try an insert made with a donor gear.
Without touching in the slightest the end of the original broken pivot for a possible future final repair.
I simply took a recycled bronze pivot gear and drilled a hole that would...
The correct translation would be "Marca registrada" but it is possible that the translation was made in Germany and translated verbatim.
Today "Trade Mark" or TM as part of a brand does not need to be translated, its understanding is universal. But 100 years ago maybe it was different
Beautiful watch congratulations !!
Unfortunately the box mine came with is not the original at all.
I am thinking of a donor and this one seems very suitable.
It seems that someone literally transcribed the inscriptions on the dial logo from English into Spanish.
Trade Mark -> Marca de...
Finally I was able to repair the spring using the old technique of de-tempering the end where the new coupling will be made.
Luckily it broke at the start so I haven't lost any significant length so the string timing not varies a lot.
But unfortunately in my country Argentina, it is very difficult to get spare parts, they simply do not exist.
It only remains to see on the outside, ebay perhaps. But here even that is difficult.
On the other hand, it does not seem like a common spring, it is very strong, a...
Hi, I finally got the 400 day clock. I ran into two problems.
1- The anchor pivot is broken, I will have to repivoting.
Is there a simple way to do it?
2- The fusee cable is out of place.
Apparently it is not cut anywhere so it will be a matter of putting it back in place.
The watch box...