Helbros electric

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  1. Burkhard Rasch

    Burkhard Rasch Registered User
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    I´ve recently aquired a Helbros electric wrist watch late 60ies/early 70ies with a verry interesting electromechanical mvmt. made by POW. I need a new "winding"-crown for it with -at least on this side of the pond- od dimensions : the crown is gilded , 5mm in diameter and has a 3mm tubus and a 0.9mm shaft.
    Here in Europe the tubes are 2.5mm maximum.Can anyone point me to where to obtain a matching crown? Please PM me with any suggestions.
    Pics of the nicely rosee gilt mvmt. will follow.TIA
    Burkhard
     
  2. Burkhard Rasch

    Burkhard Rasch Registered User
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    pics as promised:the colors are not correct , the movement is nicely rosee-gilt like Omega´s and keeping exelent time,the day/date has no quick adjustment feature,so I leave it as it is.It came with the original wristband with an integrated "eternal calender" :day and date are noted on a small plastic band , the sundays marked in red. The band is enclosed in a small case looking like a part of the wrist band,and the months can be changed manualy by turning two little thumb-wheels (inoperational,one thumb wheel missing).
    Anyway it looks good and works smoothly and the caliber PUW 1001 is new for me.
    Enjoy!
    Burkhard

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  3. RL

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    I remember back during a time period (pre quartz) that several companies had watches with batteries that electronically operated a balance wheel.
     

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