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IHC Member 1613
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I bought this watch back in 2012...It was supposed to have been serviced within the past year before I bought it...I had put it away until about a month ago when I decided to get it out and wind it up...I didn't seem to run very well so I decided to get it serviced because I was thinking about selling it...I was surprised to find out so many problems with it...Here are a few that were found but not all of them...First lock tight on balance cock screw...It also had spread to under the balance cock making it very hard to remove...

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1613
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Missing screw...

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1613
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Hairspring needed to be flattened out...

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1613
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Broken center wheel jewel on dial side..

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1613
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The cannon pinion was almost ruined....Had to be reworked and retightened properly..

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1613
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Mainspring barrel cap was tightened and almost ruined...

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1613
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Broken leaves on this setting wheel gear...

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1613
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There were a couple more problems I am not going to mention...All in all the watch is now properly serviced, all the problems have now been properly corrected and watch is running great...

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1613
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Movement...Movement is also marked Potter and Gray for Railway Service...

 
Posts: 1969 | Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland in the USA | Registered: September 27, 2011
IHC Member 1622
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Boy, now that is a pretty watch!
 
Posts: 168 | Location: Kentucky in the USA | Registered: October 16, 2011
IHC Member 1357
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A beauty Gary!
 
Posts: 4067 | Location: Carbon, Texas in the USA | Registered: January 24, 2010
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