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  1. I pushed and it came off. Many thanks my friends Buf
  2. Hello everybody I am dealing with a vintage watch named Strato (bought on ebay in a lot, BTW if you have info about the brand you are welcome) I took out the movement, removed the hands, and I was going to take out the dial. I am not finding the way!!! There is a protective ring all around, no seeable screws, I don't want to force it. The ring can rotate for a while (20 °) clockwise and and in the other sense, but I can't see anything from the stem hole. Any idea or suggestion? Please see picture below
  3. Sorry for asking, but how I can message Mark?
  4. Dear Oldhippy Many thanks for the suggestion. The video was really instructive and interesting. Now I now that placing back the jewel involve a jewel press (Favorite or Seitz). But, do you belive that also the following tools are needed? Honestly speaking I cannot find them anywhere: I don't even know the correct name they have , in order to look for them properly. The Mark's ones seems old and valuable….. Thanks Buf
  5. I have everything. These are the pictures I normally take when I strip down the movement.
  6. Hello everyone I recently bought a lot of pocket watches on Ebay. Between them I found an Alpina pocket watch with movement UH 1116. I saw on internet that usually is referred as Alpina 1116. I got the following situation, while removing the wheels bridges, one of the ruby remained on the wheel. Please take a look on the following pictures. I also took some pictures with a microscope in order to explain better the situation. Could you please suggest me what I should do? Is what I got complete? Looking to another ruby it seems there is something missing
  7. Thanks for your answer; I apologize for the misunderstanding: I have the balance wheel: I took it off to discover the movement number!!
  8. Hello everybody I bought on a flea market a nice lady watch from the (i believe) '70. If i am wrong with the datation, please let me know. The hour was told by plastic rings (please check the pictures below) On the hour wheel is attached a "wire". As when I opened it, the numbers were "flying" I am NOT sure how the plastic rings were fixed and if it is complete. Somebody can help with the above 2 questions? As the movement is really tiny, I am definetely not going to work on that IF there is sommething missing or broken. Many thanks in advance B
  9. Hello Thanks to the previous suggestion I got here, I was able to strip down the whole movement ETA 8810. Now I have a doubt. There is a wheel that I don't know how to take out and I am wondering if it's supposed to remain there. Please check the pictures. As always many thanks in advance
  10. Hello everybody. I am new to all this. I am trying to disassemble a Lorsa 238 GA movement. But I cannot remove the canon pinion from center wheel. Is there a special tool? I don't want to ruin anything, so I stopped as soon as I was not able to take it out with tweezers. So I ask. Many thanks in advance Buf
  11. Hi Watchweasol Thanks for the suggestion, but if you look carefully, I have already done it. But if you want, I can do that another time, if the first was not enough. In any case, I am new into to this and I would like to share my passion (and also my doubts) with somebody more experienced. Regards Buf
  12. Hello everybody Could you please help me with the removal of the crown for this movement? I think I have to push a button, but I want to be sure before make damages. Please find enclose picture of the movement. Many thanks in advance Buf
  13. Hello everybody! I'm a new user, interested in vintage watches. This hobby is new for me. So I will probably ask to your help, soon. I am sure I will find it here. Thanks in advance for all your future advise Regards Buf
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