Help! My Tiffany Neverwind can keep reasonable time and will run for several days but keeps stopping. The fixed contact is reluctant to drop and release the pendulum contact so the movement stops. Also,when running, the armature stays in the operated position until the fixed contact drops when I feel it should drop immediately after contact. All pivots are clean and free moving. The weight of the armature seems hardly sufficient to operate the ratchet mechanism. Should there be some sort of spring? The screw in thee armature has what appears to be an insert of rolled leather. Should a more resilient material be used?
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