I bought a 1820/30 English dial clock recently.
The fusee gut line is a string cord! It appears to have been in use for some while
Any comments on the use of string, I've not seen it nor heard reference to it's use before.
I recently bought a 4992b without a crystal, missing for some time and dial grubby but not damaged, leading to two issues.
The dial needs cleaning and without knowing the material I am reluctant to try the usual cleaners. can someone tell what material the dial face is?
Secondly the bezel is...
I was looking at data from the Kew Trials of 1911 regarding a pocket watch I own.
I noticed also that Waltham submitted five watches entered for the class A certificate at the same trial as my watch.
Here are the results, for those who may be interested.
Open face Crescent Street S/N...
Has anybody been to this exhibition? Does it show historical stuff or is it showcasing modern.
A colleague of mine wants to know if its worth a diversion in his US trip from Phoenix. He is a historian.
I have seen a PSB in the serial number 256***** range, in an English case.
Below the PS Bartlett factory engraving there is an additional heavily machined engraving namely 'U.S.A', professionally executed
I have not seen such a marking before: is it common and under what circumstances was it...
Batty was a Manchester jeweler who used several makers.
Can anybody suggest the maker of the watch below?
Case and movement have same serial number
Full London Hallmarks for 1911
All pivots (except barrel) jewelled
Unusual(?) raised barrel
Can anyone identify the use of the timer shown below?
It has a one minute dial scale and a hacking feature. There is no reset feature, it just runs/stops/runs according to the hacking lever.
It is a portable device with its own wooden box
About 3.5" in diameter nicely constructed with silvered...
Does any one know the values of R1 to R4, C1 and L1 pertaining to the Omega Megasonic movement?
The component references are shown in the Omega Technical guide functional description of the maintaining circuit, (Folder 0-1220)
Alternatively a description of how the circuit works would be good...