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     My name is Roger and I have had and still have an interest in mechanical watches.  I first became interested about 50 years ago (was it really that long ago) when my Mom accidentally got here watch wet, which caused it to stop, and I decided to take a look.  I took the back off but not knowing anything about watches was unable to get it going.  The look inside a watch had however given me an interest which I still have to this day.  I eventually reached the stage where I could dismantle, clean and reassemble a none complicated watch.  Being self taught I really needed to work with someone who knew more than me as I never learnt how to make parts or repair a balance staff.  I hope to learn more from this forum. 

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