An illustrated guide to the parts in a mechanical watch movement.





Illustrated Glossary of Watch Parts
by Walt Odets

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Screws
SCREWS: The Various Screws Used in the Watch
by Walt Odets

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The Balance Assembly
The Balance Wheel: The Adjustable Mass Balance
by Walt Odets

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The Balance Staff
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The Balance Wheel: Amplitude
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The Balance Wheel, Balance Spring and Balance Cock
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The Balance Spring Collet and Overcoil
by Walt Odets

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The Regulator, Spring Stud, and Anti-Shock Mechanism
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The Regulator, Curb Pin and Boot
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The Balance Wheel in Detail
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The Balance Cock and Balance Assembly
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The Anti-Shock Mechanism
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The Balance Wheel
The Balance Wheel: A Smooth Glucydur Balance
by Walt Odets

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The Escapement
THE ESCAPEMENT: The Exit Pallet During Impulse
by Walt Odets

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THE ESCAPEMENT: The Exit Pallet During Locking
by Walt Odets

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THE ESCAPEMENT: An Animated Explanation of Function
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THE ESCAPEMENT: The Pallet Lever Safety Pin
by Walt Odets

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The Pallet Lever Geometry
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THE ESCAPEMENT: The Exit Pallet
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THE ESCAPEMENT: The Entry Pallet
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THE ESCAPEMENT: The Banking Pins
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THE ESCAPEMENT: Escape Wheel, Pallets and Balance Staff
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The Keyless Motion
AUTOMATIC WINDING: Bi-Directional Winding
by Walt Odets

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The Keyless Works
AUTOMATIC WINDING: The Jaeger LeCoultre Caliber 889/2
by Walt Odets

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AUTOMATIC WINDING: The ETA Caliber 2842
by Walt Odets

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THE KEYLESS WORKS: Winding
by Walt Odets

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THE KEYLESS WORKS: Patek Philippe caliber 240-PS
by Walt Odets

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THE KEYLESS WORKS: Winding and Hand-Setting
by Walt Odets

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The Mainspring and Barrel
The Mainspring of an Automatic Winding Watch
by Walt Odets

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The Click and Related Parts
by Walt Odets

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The Click
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The Mainspring, Mainspring Barrel, Barrel Arbor, Ratchet and Crown Wheel
by Walt Odets

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The Motion Works
The Cannon Pinion, Hour Wheel, Minute Wheel and Wheel Pinions
by Walt Odets

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THE MOTION WORKS: The Hour, Minute and Second Hands
by Walt Odets

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The Movement Bottom Plate
THE BOTTOM PLATE: The Dial Side of the Movement
by Walt Odets

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The Top Plate
The Top Plate - The Movement as Seen from the Back of the Watch
by Walt Odets

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The Wheel Train and Wheels
The Cylindrical Pivot and Jewel
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Wheels and Pinions
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The Wheel Train
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