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    Suspension for a SSS German Schmid mantle clock

    Nico, its no great deal to file an oversized spring. I attach a pici of a spring with the grinding/drilling you must carry out, in red. Choose a spring with 2 springs (most on the market are doubl springs), then you can just file away one of them, as in the diagramm attached. In the 2 holes...
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    Suspension for a SSS German Schmid mantle clock

    Nico, I think I used a #35 Kienzle suspension spring which I filed/sanded down to size Cheers, Bob
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    Suspension for a SSS German Schmid mantle clock

    I forgot to mention, its for a Schmid SSS mantel clock. The company went broke in the 60s.
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    Suspension for a SSS German Schmid mantle clock

    Thanks, will purchase
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    Suspension for a SSS German Schmid mantle clock

    I have tried to recut/refile an oversize suspension with more or less success, but would prefer to find a replacement. I attach a foto of the specifications ...... Can anyone help, please?
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    Help.. Looking for a Suspension Spring

    Thanks both of you. That helps
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    Help.. Looking for a Suspension Spring

    Thanks for your reply, but I dont quite understand what a " generic double ribbon suspension spring" is. Bob
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    Help.. Looking for a Suspension Spring

    HELP...Suspension Spring for Schmid Mantel Clock Without success, I have looked for a suspension spring on the `net. The original is 6mm wide, hole-to-hole 9.8mm, with a thickness of 1mm. Holes have a diameter also of 1mm. The feather steel is 0,045mm thick. Can anyone please help? Diagram...
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    400-day clock: Spring replacement

    I am replacing the spring on my 400-day clock. Can someone remind me..... the THINNER the spring the FASTER the clock, or is it the other way round? Thanks
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    Luminous Hands from Cousins

    I purchase most of my needs from Cousins - excellent company BUT .. not very user friendly: they will not answer questions! Can anyone tell me whether the luminous hands they sell are radioactive or not (phospohorescent)? Some are made by Horotec.
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    Affordable quartz Moon dial watches

    Affordable quartz Moon dial watchesCan anyone name me an affordable TRUE moon phase (28 days, not 24 hours) analogue quartz watch? I have Googled, Ebayed etc, and found nothing so far.
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    Who knows this TIMEX Expedition?

    Who knows the T-no. of this Timexc? Just bought it. Thanks
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    Urgently looking for stem/crown for Tissot 3299

    If it helps, I add an attachment of the crown I am seeking
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    Urgently looking for stem/crown for Tissot 3299

    For a Tissot 3299 with ETA 956.412 movement, I am looking for a stem (401-906) and fitting crown. The only supplier I found was Esslinger, who demand an extortionate price for shipping. Can anyone help, please???
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    Station or Bahnhof Watch

    Does anyone know where I can find a TRUE station watch (type :Swiss railways?), whose second nd stops for a second or so at the 12 o'clock position?
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    S26Seiko 7009 and 7S26 movements - hands for

    I don't seem to find the 3 shaft sizes (diameters) for the 7009 and 7S26 movements. Does anyone know these? Also, are there any GOOD technical drawings of these movements? For the 7009, I already have the SEIKO one attached, which is not very informative!!
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    Electric WW Seiko 7009: Conversion Mechanical -> Quartz

    Thanks, will await arrival of the quartz movement, and go from there. Bob
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    Electric WW Seiko 7009: Conversion Mechanical -> Quartz

    Inever could never get to throwing away my old and broken (automaticmovement) and beloved Seiko 7009-3140. Had no problems doing thiswith my much costlier Eternamat Kon-Tiki which1) claimed to be a chronometer, which it wasn't, and 2) finally gaveup the ghost, with a potential of costing a...
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    Hattori AL and PC quartz movements

    Can anyone tell me the difference between Hattori's AL and PC movements (eg AL33 and PC33)?
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    Electric WW Question: Caliber AL33 Hattori. Problem securing crown-stem

    Thanks Jim, Sorry about the problem but it was purely unintentional. Bob

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