Waltham Chronograph Escape Wheel

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  1. Karl Burghart

    Karl Burghart Registered User
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    Jan 30, 2012
    Ballston Spa, NY
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    I have this Waltham double dial chronograph. Someone has sharpened the pivots of the escape wheel to the exact length to fit between the plates. It does work. I know these watches were modified when they were converted to chronographs. I find it very hard to believe this isn't someone's way around repivoting. Before I make or modify a new pinion I'd like to be certain. Has anyone seen this before?

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