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  1. Corina

    French Portico Clock with an unknown signature

    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:
  2. Corina

    French Portico Clock with an unknown signature

    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. lg corina...
  3. Corina

    French Portico Clock with an unknown signature

    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. c.
  4. Corina

    French Portico Clock with an unknown signature

    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...
  5. Corina

    Post your GRIVOLAS 400 Day clocks here

    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...
  6. Corina

    Post your GRIVOLAS 400 Day clocks here

    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...
  7. Corina

    Post your GRIVOLAS 400 Day clocks here

    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...
  8. Corina

    American PW Champion 18s Hunter-Case -need Bezel

    hi doug, take a look..i bought one..and it seems to be complete... kind regards corina
  9. Corina

    American PW Champion 18s Hunter-Case -need Bezel

    hi doug, thanks for information. but i think i will try to buy a non-working 18s pocket watch with complete hunter case. may be i will find one on ebay. kind regards corina
  10. Corina

    American PW Champion 18s Hunter-Case -need Bezel

    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. it...
  11. Corina

    Hampden 18s Jewels

    :bigsmile::bigsmile::bigsmile:...its running....i am happy but on enclosed pic it looks always dirty...mh..i dont know why.. but its cleaned...and regulator on correct position..
  12. Corina

    Hampden 18s Jewels

    hi doug, 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...
  13. Corina

    Hampden 18s Jewels

    hi stude, 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...
  14. Corina

    Hampden 18s Jewels

    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...
  15. Corina

    Hampden 18s Jewels

    Hi Terry, 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 kind regards corina -> posts merged by system <- Hi Henry...

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