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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:28 pm Reply with quote
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-18-size-Skeletonized-Waltham-Pocket-Watch-in-Sterling-Silver-Case-/272558997073?hash=item3f75c83e51:g:N7YAAOSwCU1YpcCH

Found in a desk--YEAH RIGHT! (Those eBeyers are getting clever-NOT)

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:48 am Reply with quote
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I wonder if the hour wheel stays in contact with the minute wheel all the time.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:04 pm Reply with quote
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If you drop the minute hand down low enough, this keeps shake to a minimum and keeps the hour wheel in place.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:12 am Reply with quote
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Neilywatch wrote:
If you drop the minute hand down low enough, this keeps shake to a minimum and keeps the hour wheel in place.


True, true. And, I suppose the main spring barrel cover could be soldered on if it keeps popping off. Oh wait, I believe it just might be secured with something like that.

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