Having just finished Mark Lovick's excellent "Maintenance Servicing" course, I'm now reassembling a Poljot 2614.2H movement. Unlike the the Unitas 6498 in the course, this movement has a friction point which I don't know how to releate to. It's certainly not easy to formulate a correct question, so I'll back it up with a couple of pictures.

Should any oil be applied to the friction point between the jewel (on the inner/intermediate bridge) and the fourth wheel pinion, and if so what kind of oil?


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A spot of 9010 just under the pinion and also on the wider portion of the pivot.

"Should any oil be applied to the friction point between the jewel (on the inner/intermediate bridge) and the fourth wheel pinion, and if so what kind of oil?"
Yes... D5 - as always, not too much. bbf9c04b3cb73985860782b2f3673fed.jpg

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I usually only oil the jewel and little in the small impression on the second wheel. The oil on the jewel i think would be enough for both the jewel and the friction point . 

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