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Thanks roughbarked, let's see if someone identify it...Certain aspects suggest Longines. Don't quote me on it though. There are better informed people whom will offer their judgements.
Perfect!! ThanksI suspect you have an open face variant of the Centennial watch retailed by Cross & Beguelin in the 1870s. I believe their contract maker in Switzerland for these was Droz & Perret. 1870s ads attached.
Take a search for some of these names, and I’ll bet you’ll find a donor.
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Dear richiec, thanks a lot. I've been looking for Droz & Perret pocket watches, but none matches with mine. I need a minute wheel, and the hour wheel. I will send you a PM with measurements. Best regards.Carles, I will warn you about these watches, while they may possibly come from one manufacturer, they were usually finished by different people. My great, great grandfather was the Cross part of this company, I own a few dozen of these watches and found that almost nothing interchanges. I have tried changing balance cocks, gears and wheels and never found a perfect match. You will go through a bunch of movements to find a match I am afraid. Also, if you don't have a dial and hands, the hands are difficult to find and the minute hand arbor is very small and you may have to modify a hand to fit. I wish you luck in your search and, as I have lots of parts, if you can supply measurements I may be able to match something, no promises though. Rich Cross