Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Cases for this type of movement are very hard to find.
The Elgin grade 95 is a 6 size, 7 jewel movement. This example was made about 1888.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Saturday, April 19, 2014
You can find more information about this grade here: http://home.elgintime.com:8080/elgintime/GnumLookup?GR=303
There's more about Elgin watch grades here at the elgintime.com website:
This example was made about 1883.
Tangential and perpendicular refer to the orientation of the lever to the escape wheel.
There was a tooth broken off of the cannon pinion, visible here. That's a shame, those parts are getting hard to find.
Labels: Creative Repairs
Friday, April 18, 2014
This is an Elgin grade 345, a 12 size, 17 jewel movement. This example was made about 1920.
This is an Elgin grade 82, 13 jewel version, made about 1885. It;s a G. M. Wheeler movement.
Labels: G. M. Wheeler