T anyone????

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GaryM
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Re: T anyone????

#11 Post by GaryM » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:23 pm

Hey B, We have something in common! :lol: Mine is in a running state so there is no plan to tear it down. If you don't get to yours or inquiring minds want a second specimen, I can strip mine down. While I'm at I'll clean it like I do for a normal overhaul. Just say the word... :D

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#12 Post by JackW » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:27 pm

Bazzab wrote:I really would like to identify the makers of all the Guild movements,but then a man can have a dream
I think at this point is it reidentify as they were once known. :D

I should have that book I mentioned late next week.
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Re: T anyone????

#13 Post by Bazzab » Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:29 am

JackW wrote:
Bazzab wrote:I really would like to identify the makers of all the Guild movements,but then a man can have a dream
I think at this point is it reidentify as they were once known. :D
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Is your movement cased?
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Re: T anyone????

#14 Post by GaryM » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:58 am

There is no case B, she came in a box with several other naked souls. :(

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#15 Post by Bazzab » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:33 am

OK stripped the movement down, there are no other marking on it, other than the underside of the bridges which are stamped 633.
So no further forward on identification of the manufacturer
Over to you Gary!!
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#16 Post by JackW » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:34 am

Can we see a photo of the plate with out the bridges?
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#17 Post by GaryM » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:54 am

Bazzab wrote: Over to you Gary!!
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Will do! I'll post pictures.

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#18 Post by Bazzab » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:11 pm

JackW wrote:Can we see a photo of the plate with out the bridges?
Here you go

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#19 Post by GaryM » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:12 pm

Same results as B, nothing on the plate. 493 on the underside of the bridges. Some notes though that might be of some interest.

Balance bridge showing 593 scratched out and 493 hand scribed. Interchangeable?
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Underside of the bridges
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Plate. Note the plate jewels are clear ruby, missing the aluminum oxide that gives the red color? Typical?
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I still have the movement apart in the tray, if you need more pictures...

I hope this helps!
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Re: T anyone????

#20 Post by Bazzab » Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:25 am

So now we have two stripped down movements! both with no markings!
The wonders on collecting Gruens :lol:
I am going along with Jack W and say its a Fontainemelon movement, until thats proved wrong
Thanks Jack for your input, and Gary for your help with your movement Check your PM
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