Jurgen, i am so sorry. next time i will write again all messages in foreign language. thank you for translation.
may be castor/caster was a retailer. Yes, tardy did not register,therefore this thread.
Corina "mea culpa":coolsign:
hallo Burkhard, sorry, wenn ich widerspreche, die Portaluhr hat kein Fadenpendel, wäre auch schlecht möglich, denn bei dem Gewicht vom Pendel ( wiegt gefühlt fast 1 kg) gibt jeder Faden den geist auf..*lach* Preis war erschwinglich..und viel Arbeit..ja...aber wunder..wunderschön.
I would like to restore dial by a professional restorer including signature. And so i need the correct name..i am not sure about Castor or Caster..
enclosed you find 2 movement pics in its condition i bought.
hello again to all,
last week i bought a very dirty portico clock from french. i started a little bit cleaning of dial and found a signature. There was nothing seen before and i never started seriuos cleaning with this knowledge before.
nevertheless i was curious whats written and found " Henri...
Thank you too, John.
This afternoon i bought 2 blocks and i hope i will get them soon. I messured also broken suspension spring and what a surprise,of this size i still have 2 new Horlovar springs at home because i had to replace one on my nice old "Badische Jahresuhr". so i can use them for my...
hello again and thank you so much for all the informations. But something i can not imagine..the stand was using for shipment/transportation...with this glasdome??...mh..could imagine many domes get broken.But my dome is perfekt.
really, you are right..the other clocks in catalog really...
Hello and good morning to all..
i hope, i am right here. I am a owner of a Grivolas 400 jours pendule..but my clock dont work. i am really sad. may be somebody can help me.
at first..sorry because of my bad english..hope you can understand me.
My grivolas is a model : B.11-3234-5 and suspension...
Hello to all...
i am looking for a bezel to complete my old hunter case. Is there somebody who can help me. Its an 18s Champion Case number 3159244
and my pocket watch is a hampden lever set one. i've cleaned my nice old watch and its running fine but i will not use this case without bezel.
what a nice movement, so nice engravings..really pretty.
my case is in no good condition..very worn..lift spring broken and bezel with crystal missing...i am not happy about this. i ordered an new spring..but did not found the other parts.
may be i will find an complet 18s hunter case...
you are right...i will assemble the watch without replacement ( only mainspring) i think it shows unique personality on this watch. for this moment a fight a little bit with the parts, because i did not find a good way or trick to fix upper plate...its hard to place the fork (?) on...
Thanks a lot...but now i am thinking over, what i should do with this punched part..should i look for one without punch to replace? Or let it be and have a unique watch. i dont know. i am also wondering about the reason to punch adjusted..because only to sell for an higher price. but i bought it...
yes i have this watch in my hands..and before i make an opinion ( i am only a hobby pocket watch collector) you can make it yourself. i enclose 2 pics of the part with punched "ADJUSTED"..
hope the pics will be helpful
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