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  1. RodJB

    Whatzit? Any ideas on what this customized headstock would be used for?

    This was with the above but not sure it is related - the brass piece seems to be fixed in place...
  2. RodJB

    Whatzit? Any ideas on what this customized headstock would be used for?

    The brass collar is not threaded it just slides - as mentioned even with the threaded rod removed the business end does not seem to come out or turn or do anything for that matter...
  3. RodJB

    Whatzit? Any ideas on what this customized headstock would be used for?

    Thanks for the replies, the "lead screw' has no noticeable effect that I can detect. Whether it's in or out seems to make no difference. It does look like the usual lock down bolt and lever were bypassed and 2 threaded holes added to the base for mounting?
  4. RodJB

    Whatzit? Any ideas on what this customized headstock would be used for?

    This is an interesting find... The knob unscrews as does the brass spacer & the threaded rod unscrews but that seems to be it. The business end doesn't seem to come out when all is undone It looks like it is hinged or something but I can't get it to move other than rotate with the spindle. One...
  5. RodJB

    Watch Wanted: 37mm x 31mm rotating dive watch bezel insert

    This is for a vintage Eagle Star watch
  6. RodJB

    Watch ZENITH Bracelet end links & clasp needed

    I need to replace the clasp on an old Zenith bracelet. I don't think it can be fixed. The end links have apparently vanished as well. The back of the clasp has a 4 above 69
  7. RodJB

    Watch Wanted: 37mm x 31mm rotating dive watch bezel insert

    bezel insert needed - original is aluminum Measurements are: outside = 37mm inside = 31.mm 0.65MM thick
  8. RodJB

    Watch Wanted: used stem & crown for Omega 165.002 case ref movement cal. (1) 552

    Looking for a Crown & stem for Omega Automatic Seamaster with case ref: 165.002. The movement has a 1 inside the Omega Logo above 552
  9. RodJB

    Watch Wanted: Bezel / crystal for 1944 Omega case ref 2162 movement cal. 26.5T3

    It was made in 1944 & the movement is a 26.5T3 The bezel can be either steel or gold colored - I've found similar watches with either. There is no reference number on my case but this eBay item is similar 114075987288
  10. RodJB

    Watch Wanted: Longines 23mm Square Dial & 22.4mm square crystal - Z23 mvt

    I need a dial & crystal to fit a Z23 Longines movement Dial is just over 23mm square Crystal is about 21.70mm x 22.40mm
  11. RodJB

    What is this tool called or used for

    What is this called / used for?
  12. RodJB

    Pequegnat clock regulating help / query

    Thanks Dan. The issue seems to have corrected itself... Thanks again to all for the replies.
  13. RodJB

    Pequegnat clock regulating help / query

    Its hard to tell. I think it heads back almost right away Dan
  14. RodJB

    Pequegnat clock regulating help / query

    The clock is running with a good strong tick but gaining 10 mins or so a day. I'm no clockmaker but I'll maybe try to remove the hands & dial today.
  15. RodJB

    Pequegnat clock regulating help / query

    In fact my nut is sitting slightly below the 15" which should have it going slow not fast.
  16. RodJB

    Pequegnat clock regulating help / query

    Hi John & Jim, I have just double checked - it is definitely the original pendulum and measuring just now it seems to be the correct 15" to the regulating nut. My bob is the 2 7/16" but coming in at 124.3 grams on my scale.
  17. RodJB

    Pequegnat clock regulating help / query

    I have a Pequegnat Brandon regulator I am trying to regulate. I'm quite sure it is all original but it's running fast - I've lowered the bob about as far as I can but it is still gaining time I am not a clockmaker, I'm just trying to work out how else to slow it down...
  18. RodJB

    Watch Omega Constellation gold bezel clamps needed - case ref 196.1080 196.1072"

    Still seeking the claws for my watch, stainless would be fine if not the gold color
  19. RodJB

    Tool and Tool Parts Wanted

    Actually it is a bench key for pocket watches I need, like this one...
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