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I have done a whole lot of pocket watches and never had to remove the balance to demag, & never had any problems.:)

I would prefer to do it out of the watch and wrapped in paper. probably because ,like you I read it somewhere.

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Vinn3 and TimFitz,

Thank you for your recommendations.  I Demagnitized the balance separately and again after the watch was assembled.  It did not make a difference in function.  


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