As with any intricate machine containing delicate parts, dust and foreign particles can greatly affect the performance and potentially damage a pocket watch movement. This is especially true for full.
Like the new generation of 12-Size and 0-Size movements recently introduced by the Elgin National Watch Company, the “Veritas Model” was also fitted with what the company described as the.
Pictured: Patent Recoiling Click From Elgin No. 240 B.W. Raymond - 18-Size, Model 8, 19 Jewels, c.1910, Serial No. 14652533.
When the new “Veritas Model” was launched in 1901, each movement was equipped with George Hunter’s patented recoiling click. This design was originally introduced with the 16-Size “Model 1895” and.
One of the issues with the traditional going barrel is that the barrel arbor only rotates while the watch is being wound. When running, the barrel rotates as the mainspring.
Following yesterday’s post comparing Elgin’s going barrel to the patent safety barrel, there were questions regarding the distinction between these designs and the motor barrel. Today, I will provide a.