Stephen sent this one in, and it needs a new crystal and a service.
Ouch! The back gasket is badly dissolved, and there is quite a bit of cleaning up to do.
The movement beat is so feeble that the timegrapher can’t pick it up properly.
Quite a feat to squeeze an auto winder into a movement this size.
Taking the movement apart.
The date wheel has its own individual assembly, which is very nice.
Quite a few parts in that movement.
The parts have arrived and I can put the movement back together.
A first adjustment after putting the top plate together.
The movement looks nice and clean.
Dial and hands go back on.
The movement goes into the case, and now I can put the rotor back on. I’ve cleaned the case, and it’s ready for a new gasket.
With a new crystal, the watch is back to what it should look like!