Restoration of a “James McCabe” duplex escapement minute repeater pocket watch
In this post I face the reconstruction of an 8-day English chronometer.
In this post I tackle the daunting task of repairing an 18th century repeater watch.”
Description of the complicated process of restoring and putting feathers on a singing bird by El Cronometrista.
Discover the Process of Reconstructing an Antique James Cox Pocket Watch (1770-1780) by El Cronometrista.
Repair of a Bruguier automaton bird box by El Cronometrista Discover the restoration process of this automaton bird box.
In this article I explain how I examined, disassembled, cleaned and repaired the large and small striking mechanisms, the minute repeater and the duplex calendar escapement of a French Royal Exchange.
It is really difficult to solve the problem of putting feathers on an automaton bird, but in this post I explain how I do it.
In this post I am going to explain how to reconstruct a bellows. Not all bellows are the same; depending on the period, the mechanisms can be very different.