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Different movements

New postby micky0121 » Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:31 pm

Hi
Just started my steps into pocket watches . and am confused by the differing movements such as " The going barrel cylinder. The English fusee full plate lever.The English fusee verge . and the others I have seen.
The books I have mention these but as far as I can see do not tell me the difference .
Any help please ?.
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Re: Different movements

New postby Stephan » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:17 am

Get yourself a copy of the price guide,

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Complete-Gui ... SwEeFVTTD2

They bring out a new one every year but for your purpose an older one will do. Even a scruffy one will have the same information in it.

It has a bunch of stuff at the beginning and the end that will help you understand all the common terms.

Might even be someone on here willing to pass on an old copy.
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Re: Different movements

New postby micky0121 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:48 am

Thanks for that Stephan will look into your suggestion .
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Re: Different movements

New postby Marty101 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:30 pm

Hey Mick-get a hold of me with an email or PM by clicking my name. I'll send you one for shipping if you want,OK? Like Steve said,most of the data you'll need is the same year after year.
Be careful on values though. Not everything in these books are reliable. Remember-it is only a guide!
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Re: Different movements

New postby micky0121 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:11 pm

Hi Marty101
Thanks very much for that , purchased one from that well known auction site for £4 odd free post.
Great offer though.
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Re: Different movements

New postby Marty101 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:52 pm

AOK Mick. 99% of the data will be good for a few years anyway.
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