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  1. Watchmaking
    So I have this nice omega pocket watch from the 1930s. While looking through the movement i realized that the balance wheel is spinning and has been doing so undisturbed for hours. But it is spinning very weak, the watch is going about 1 hour fast every day and as soon as I put pressure or screw...
  2. Watchmaking
    I've recently done a Dagaz dial and hand swap in my Invicta 8926 (have done two others in the past). The mod is asthetically pleasing, but the balance wheel will stop in certain positions. First noticed while wearing the watch, the seconds will stop sweeping. A brisk whirl of the wrist will...
  3. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    Hi all, I have alot of movement parts for sale for the following calibers. price of the part differs based on the type of part but average part price is $20-$50. I am open to bulk deals as well. The following are the calibers for which parts I have: 550 1430 1340 1379 1440 1428 9910 1530 1458...
  4. Russian watches
    I had opened my Vostok Amphibian to regulate it as it was running slow. Not entirely sure what happened but it looks like a little cylinder that connects the hair spring to the arm popped off and the balance wheel stopped moving. In the attached image I believe it is the cylinder that the arrow...
  5. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Self-Winding Automatic with Double Barrel Balance Wheel.Have recently purchased and since recieved a Thomas Earnshaw Observatory with a Self-Winding Automatic with Double Barrel Balance Wheel movement, I'm well aware of the brand the fact that is considered a "mushroom" the false history all of...
  6. Public Forum
    Have recently purchased and since recieved a Thomas Earnshaw Observatory with a Self-Winding Automatic with Double Barrel Balance Wheel movement, I'm well aware of the brand the fact that is considered a "mushroom" the false history all of that stuff, I'm just hoping someone may be able to...
  7. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hello everyone! I have loved watches for a long time but could never could afford a complicated movement. I recently learned about Sea-Gull by mere accident.I was browsing through the forms and read a few articles about how amazing Sea-Gull watches are and how they have fantastic quality and...
  8. Watchmaking
    hi - hoping some wise sage can assist an amateur. i extracted the 2824 mechanism from an old tissot watch, whose dial, hands and casing i wish to replace. i took the ebauche out of the watch casing (usual procedure removing the stem, no issues there). the casing was unbelievably difficult to...
  9. Watchmaking
    I have two old timex's that although one is mechanical and the other automatic appear to be very similar. the only identifying numbers i can find are on the faces, on the Auto- 46560 3272. and on the manual 265602573 (pretty sure its hard to make out). The auto is running, but its running about...
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