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    Removal and replace lower friction jewel

    So you're saying that without a jewelers press it can't be done?
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    Removal and replace lower friction jewel

    I don't have a jewelers press or a pusher, is there a safe way to remove and replace a lower friction jewel without breaking it. I tried the fat end of a toothpick and tapped one out safely but when I tried the other it broke.
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    Illinois 18 size pocket watch losing time

    I found it had a cracked lower pallet jewel, now having a heck of a time finding where to buy another.
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    Lower pallet jewel for 18 size Illinois Pocket Watch

    Would anyone know where I can 1 or more lower pallet friction jewels for an 18 size Illinois pocket watch Movement Serial Number: 2177329 Grade: 59 Model: 6 Estimated Production Year: 1909 Run Quantity: 500 Total Production: 61,320 Size: 18s...
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    Illinois 18 size pocket watch losing time

    I will try what you suggest, I do not have a timing machine, and the few apps I tried really didn't give accurate readings on a couple of watches I tried.
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    Illinois 18 size pocket watch losing time

    I have an Illinois 18 size pocket watch that run's in all positions, when it is on its back the watch gains time, but when I hang it up like it is going to be in your pocket it loses about 20 minutes in 4 hours. Have cleaned it, oiled it, installed a new alloy mainspring. Why would it be losing...
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    Download Best Fit book And Marshall Handy Manuals for free and others

    Where did you get library of CAD manufactured parts?? Did you even go to this site??? https://watchguy.co.uk/cgi-bin/files?subdir=Marshall%20Handy%20Manual&dir=Technical%20Manuals&action=documents
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    Download Best Fit book And Marshall Handy Manuals for free and others

    I don't know what you mean, I just thought I would share this site where I downloaded Best Fit catalog and some Marshall catalog's.
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    Download Best Fit book And Marshall Handy Manuals for free and others

    https://watchguy.co.uk/cgi-bin/files?subdir=Marshall%20Handy%20Manual&dir=Technical%20Manuals&action=documents
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    Cyma Numbers identification?

    Dan, can you tell me which Marshall book you have? Thanks.
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    Cyma Numbers identification?

    I have two exact movements both 9 3/4 Ligne, Cyma, one has 469 under the dial and the other has 424 yet I cannot find those numbers as the caliber in the bestfit book or at bidfun. Both have different numbers under the balance
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    Cyma Numbers identification?

    Under the balance are the numbers G.098 and on the front are the numbers 469, as best as I can tell it's a 9. So can anyone tell me what the numbers under the balance mean and are the numbers on the front the caliber:???:??
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    Need help with Canon Pinion and hour wheel

    That was it Skutt50, I was able to find a pin vise the same diameter as the minute wheel and tapped on it with a hammer and now it is running and keeping time. I don't have a staking set yet so the pin vise had to do.
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    Bulova 17AH pocket watch

    Would anyone know if Bulova 17AH pocket watch movement has a friction fit balance staff or a rivet Balance Staff ?
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    Tavannes Trench Watch

    I used the 6x11x11.5 mainspring after cleaning and oil, new mainspring, new crystal and wrist band it is looking great. And I was surprised as to well it keeps time!!!!!!!! In a 12 hour period it lost maybe 30 seconds and 24 hrs a minute. Has become one of my favorite old watches!!!!!
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    Need help with Canon Pinion and hour wheel

    Need help with Canon Pinion and hour wheel on a Cupillard Caliber 233 I'm working on. The movement has been cleaned and oiled and run's great, the problem I am having is either the canon pinion or the minute wheel has a burr or a bad tooth. When I pull the stem to move the hands it gets stuck in...
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    Cupillard 233 movement

    Found one !!!!!!!!!!!
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    Electric WW Seiko movement

    https://www.watchmaterial.com/eta-280-002-quartz-watch-movement/ As I understand this is the replacement for the Seiko 1320a
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    Cupillard 233 movement

    It's a 10 1/2 Ligne
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    Cupillard 233 movement

    Would anyone have a Cupillard 233 parts movement for sale?

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