Previusly week i bought an unsigned repeater pocket watch in gunmetal case.
After I taking off the dial, I was very surprised, it turned out to be a minute repeater pocket watch! Not the highest quality, the hammers are not jewelled.
Does anyone know maybe who the manufacturer is?
The latest piece in my collection, an early Vacheron Constantin chronograph, serial number: 160388. In my opinion the year of manufacture maybe 1876 or 1877.
Somewhere I read, that Vacheron at this time started making a chronographs.
My question: How rare is this pocket watch? I have found just...
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I have one movement, on which it is visible two maltese cross "nest". I have few years earlier presented this movement here in the forum. My movement shows, that this is the result of a previous repair. (a broken screw, and a lack of gilding in the newly created "nest")...
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A few weeks ago i bought one early Longines pocket watch, that produced to the english firma Baume. Unfortunatelly the balance staff is broken. I need a litle help. To the best of my knowledge it is a 19A caliber. My source is (at the bottom of the page is a similar...
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First time i wish everyone a happy new year!
My watchmaker friend got a great job, maybe too great? He want to correct one Patek Philippe perpetual calender pocket watch. But this watch movement unfortunatly not complet, missing some part.
Quite some time we searched...
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I bought one english pocket watch movement from manufacture Litherland Davies & Co. It has massey type 3 escapement, serial number is: 11710. (On the site 18kt Gold Consular Case Massey Lever Watch by Litherland, Davies & Company | Sale Number 2502, Lot Number 440 | Skinner...
I need some help from this verge fusee pocket watch: this is a pair cased old pocket watch, with verge fusee movement. Movement marked as J Smith 100. The both case inner signed with "three hoofs". I not see this marks earlier, and i dont know is silver marks or silver plate maybe...
I would like to ask for some help again, i bought a pocket watch movement (seems to be a Lecoultre ebauche). This movement has unique balance, and i never saw it before. The two toothed wheel on balace arm is some kind of compensation maybe? Or who was the patent holder?
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I bought an Arnold pocket watch, movement signed J R Arnold & C Frodsham. Serial no is 7226 (dial and movement side also).
the site Dating pieces Charles Frodsham and Co Ltd. dated this movement 1850–1855. But on case visible L letter says me this cased 1886. Maybe later...
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There is someone information about Dickie & Sons, Richmond early spindle watch movement? I was looking for the internet, but almost no hit. When manufactured this pocket watch around? It would indeed one movement with masonic symbols?
Many thanks! Peter from Hungary
Recently i bought an english silver pocket watch, George Priest, Norwich, serial 3937. This watch has also chronometer balance, but if i see good, it does not a chronometer escapement?
This escapement is completely unknown to me. I upload some photos, maybe someone met with a...
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I would again need your help. I have one pocket watch movement, the plate is very similar to omega movement, but has some different. (i marked this with red arrow on first picture) The movement signed: H White Mfg Co Piccadilly London.
I searched information from this...
I have one swiss full calendar movement, it look like a LeCoultre caliber, but has very interested pallet fork (maybe it will help someone to identify). The movement signed not, if anyone knows who the manufacturer please help me. I had earlier seen only one movement with such...
I need help again to indentify my two early (stem wind) pocket watch movement, perhaps seen someone like this. How old be, and from which manufacture have been made this movements?
Unfortunately both movements is in poor condition, but i see this unique and interesting. I uploaded...
I load some picture from one pocket watch movement, i have never seen his escapement. It is one chronometer escapement or one speciale duplex escapement?
movement marked: Monk Brothers, Bolton
Can anyone help me identify these pocket watch movements? I upload 3 photo from all 3 movement. The first 2 movement is mine, the last i found online.
All 3 movement has similar marks: J 1 O , J 3 O , J 0 O (the numbers visibles in upper index)
Maybe know someone this marks? I looked...
Can anyone help Identify this movement? My idea one LeCoultre basis caliber, not marked, but very good quality. Maybe chronometer quality? (21 jewels, wolf tooth winding, great balance wheel with with breguet hairspring, adjustable pallet fork, mirror polishing etc.)
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I have one very old cylinder pocket watch movement (picture 1-5), that very similar an early Patek Philippe movement. Previously i seen only such movements, that second shaft is between 4 and 5, or between 7 and 8. On my movement would be between 4 and 5, but there is a plus...
I have one question, some swiss pocket watch movement are under the dial different signal:
1. for example: 3, 4, or 5 point signal
2. near the serial number are one another number: 3 or 5
3. movements manufactured by C. H. Meylan are: S/1, S/3, S/5, S/6, S/7, S/9 or S/15
4. other signal for...