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by lc130
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Looking for info on Waltham 60s-70s wristwatch
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Looking for info on Waltham 60s-70s wristwatch

Hi All Got the pictured watch off ebay and got it running again after a clean. Looks surprising healthy on the timegrapher. I'd like to know more about it's history. I used to work in Waltham Mass in the 80s. From what I've been able to research, that logo was from the 60's. The movement is a UT 33 ...
by lc130
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Waltham and Bulova with same dials
Replies: 0
Views: 487

Waltham and Bulova with same dials

Does anyone know the background of these dials? I'm very new to this but find it interesting that two brands would have dials with the same numeral fonts. Would the dials have been outsourced or where the numerals purchased by the brands? I believe that the Bulova is 1971. (Can't get orientation cor...
by lc130
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Waltham shock protection
Replies: 0
Views: 431

Waltham shock protection

Anyone know how to disassemble this balance shock for cleaning?


Thanks!
by lc130
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin PW-which way to loosen ratched wheel screw?
Replies: 3
Views: 964

Elgin PW-which way to loosen ratched wheel screw?

Hi All, I'm just learning the very basics at this point. I've picked up an Elgin grade 345, 12s PW on ebay. Here's more info: https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/elgin/20602697/movement It runs for maybe a minute at most before stopping. I'm attempting to disassmble and clean it as it's te...
by lc130
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Need advice on hand puller
Replies: 7
Views: 1573

Re: Need advice on hand puller

That worked. The second hand came off with the dial.

Thank you!

Kelly
by lc130
Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Need advice on hand puller
Replies: 7
Views: 1573

Re: Need advice on hand puller

I ordered this https://www.esslinger.com/bergeon-30637 ... d-remover/

It got the hour/min hands off but the claw is too thick to get under the second hand. Any suggestions? Can something be improvised?

Thank you

Kelly
by lc130
Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Need advice on hand puller
Replies: 7
Views: 1573

Re: Need advice on hand puller

Stryfox,

Thank you for your reply. I need all the help I can get!

Kelly
by lc130
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Need advice on hand puller
Replies: 7
Views: 1573

Need advice on hand puller

I've read complaints on Amazon about some of the pullers. I'm just learning and practicing on a pocket watch. What puller and press for reinstalling hands are recommended?

Many thanks!

Kelly
by lc130
Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for 6497 movement to learn
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Re: Looking for 6497 movement to learn

Thank you