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Thank you for your replies and from Mark you made my day by even taking time out to look at my post, The watch is keeping good time and I have a few people asking about it, I can tell them very little about the make as I don't know a lot about it, but I am sure that are getting a little sick of hearing me going on about how long and hard I worked in getting it to work again.  But I am so very proud in getting this watch taken apart getting the spair movement parts and putting it back together again.

Considering that I only took up the hobby of watch repair in January 2014, and bought books and joined this forum I think I have come a long way, but I don't wish to brag, (Well I do a bit) but have a feeling of achievement and can see now what you guys have in common and enjoyment.  I only wish I could have your experience and talent.

 

Thanks Very much for your support.

 

David. 

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