Loehr Patent Perpetual, Switzerland 1880’s The relationship between precision mechanics and gravity has been explored by inventors and watchmakers since ancient times, starting with the weights and pendulums of large clocks, and ending with self-winding devices and high-precision tourbillons. In this article we will examine a very unusual pocket watch with an automatic winding mechanism […]
Quarter repeater mechanism with MF (MH) stamp, number 350. Paris, France, circa 1820. Until recently, this mechanism was in the collection of the famous collector Paul Chamberlain and is mentioned as number 701 in his book ‘It’s About Time’, published in 1943. After a tough battle at the auction, the watch has now migrated to
The following concerns an old verge fusee watch that apparently dates back to the French Revolution era of the 1790’s. This is what the dial looked like when it arrived in the workshop. Can you read the name on it? The case is significantly deformed. The front bezel is bent and does not snap properly.
Note: This movement is for custom watch project only. Status: Encased and available for purchase. Please communicate via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for preview and order. Details original Montres Breguet pocket watch movement with original enamel dial near-perfect preserved condition winding crown at 12 position