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I am new to this but I have always been fascinated by pocket watches. I would buy watches whether they worked or not just because of their beauty. I would like to know what tools I need to start repairing my watches and where I can find parts. Thank you
 

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start working your way through the watch repair forum and have paper and pen handy as you build your shopping list. :)
 

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Two excellent and easily obtained books on pocket watch maintenance and repair are "Practical Watch Repairing" by Donald De Carle and The watch repairers Manual by Henry Freid. These books describe the tools and how to use them.

Swiss made tools have become very expensive but lots of tools in various condition show up in various on line sites. I also suggest you check our advertisers in the business directory above.
 

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Two excellent and easily obtained books on pocket watch maintenance and repair are "Practical Watch Repairing" by Donald De Carle and The watch repairers Manual by Henry Freid. These books describe the tools and how to use them.

Swiss made tools have become very expensive but lots of tools in various condition show up in various on line sites. I also suggest you check our advertisers in the business directory above.
Thank you for the information. This will be a slow process for me.
 

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