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Identification - Viceroy/Symbol 10 1/2 ligne movement


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Hi guys

Trying to adapt a little 10 1/2 ligne movement I have. The dial says Viceroy and front of main plate says (Symbol) in a triangle logo. 

No markings under the balance. 

It requires a new balance staff but I can't purchase one until I know what I have 🙂

 

Normally ranfft is helpful but I'm drawing a blank. Can anyone take a look at the pictures please. 

Cheers

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