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Please help me for my URGOS clock

Cyrus

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Dear all,
I'm looking for help to know the type of my URGOS watch.
Behind I can read:

URGOS
MADE IN GERMANY
2 (TWO) JEWELS
AN ADJUSTED

But nothing else is written. The watch has some problems and I would like to look for some spare parts; for this reason i need to know the exact type of mechanism. I post some pictures of the watch hoping you can help me. A thousand thanks!

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J. A. Olson

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This looks like an older version of Urgos' UW 6/37 movement, used in many clocks during the 1960's.
It features a Hettich balance wheel escapement instead of a pendulum.

The costs to remake missing parts from scratch would be excessive and to most people, not worth it.
Instead you may be able to track down a later version of the same movement which should fit up into your case.
They regularly turn up for sale and usually require an overhaul to operate.
Once in a while an older UW 6/37 will turn up for sale instead.

Photos of a later Urgos UW 6/37 can be seen here:

 

Cyrus

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This looks like an older version of Urgos' UW 6/37 movement, used in many clocks during the 1960's.
It features a Hettich balance wheel escapement instead of a pendulum.

The costs to remake missing parts from scratch would be excessive and to most people, not worth it.
Instead you may be able to track down a later version of the same movement which should fit up into your case.
They regularly turn up for sale and usually require an overhaul to operate.
Once in a while an older UW 6/37 will turn up for sale instead.

Photos of a later Urgos UW 6/37 can be seen here:

 

Cyrus

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Thanks for the information;
The problem is that, if I can't define the model precisely, and without a schematic, I can't be able to easily find spare parts.
In this regard, can you give me a useful link to a diagram, at least to identify the various parts even if for a subsequent but similar model?
In fact, the clock lacks a wheel on the rear panel (see attached photo) which I would like to find as a spare.
I hope that either you or some other kind member of the group can be of help. In this regard I think I will also open another post.
Thanks in advance.

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J. A. Olson

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The missing grub gear is the same size as the large gear beneath, with a sleeve and grub screw to help hold it onto the shaft.

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Urgos dumped most of their older archived material after they were bought up by Walter Steinbach in 1992.
Urgos was sold again to Hermle in December 1999. New weight driven Urgos movements have been produced through Hermle

MARK A. BUTTERWORTH may be able to help find diagrams or a spare springwind movement.
 

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It looks like the missing wheel was removed to silence the chimes. When people do things like that, it would be nice if they would attach it to the movement some place so it doesn't get lost.
On a side note, over here a watch is a device worn on the wrist. Your type of device is a clock. I know there are communication differences in different cultures ;)
 

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