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1928 French Fexacta

Darrmann39

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I've had this clock for awhile and finally got to it. It's a one spring with half hour and hour strike. Oddest mainspring I've seen yet. Couldn't figure out how to release the spring so took all the screws out of platform escapement and lifted quickly up and let it unwind. Once i got to it I was able to see. I refinished case along with ebonizeing the parts that were done that way.

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JTD

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The wording is Fexacta, not Fexactra. This mark has come up here before, if I remember rightly, and is registered to Ernest Strittmatter/Exacta SA. in Neuchatel, Switzerland. By mikrolisk we see it was registered in 1928.

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Interesting as that mark is almost identical to the trademark Exacta used by Lebrajale, a company based in Saint-Nicolas in business from around 1900 to 1935 which apparently was financed by a Swiss organisation. The only difference is the E is omitted as it is taken from the design logo instead.
 
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Darrmann39

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The wording is Fexacta, not Fexactra. This mark has come up here before, if I remember rightly, and is registered to Ernest Strittmatter/Exacta SA. in Neuchatel, Switzerland. By mikrolisk we see it was registered in 1928.



JTD
That R was a mistake
 

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