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is there something nearly blocked out by the case at the bottom of the dial?
Please can I remind you that some of us believe there is a word at the bottom of the dial almost completely hidden by the bezel. Can you have a look and tell us what is says? (or, even better, post a photo).Yes. I think there is. Might be either FRANCE or GERMANY.
Kochmann is often very unreliable, but in this case I wonder if he might be right. The dial is a very French art deco style and the date in Kochmann's book would fit.
Here is where I am on this hand. Using your advice, I used a piece of mainspring after annealing it a bit. This still needs some more work plus polishing and painting.I do like that dial. Clock springs make good hands. You can partly anneal, if necessary. Willie X