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Otero 251

21.11.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

A form movement for ladies' watches, which has got a date indication. It belongs to the few movements with date, but without seconds indication. (more)

GUB 09-20

16.11.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

  One of the most often produced movement from the VEB Glashütter Uhrenbetriebe. It's not very well known, that it was available in four different versions. (more)

Bifora 735

11.11.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

Another rare to find manual wind movement with center second in ladies' size from the german manufactory Bifora. (more)

Here, everything is about mechanical watches and the bricolages to bring defective watches back to life again.

The core of these pages is the movement archive, which offers detailled information and high-res pictures of currently more than 450 different movements.
From the simple pin-lever movement without jewels to a flyback chronograph, there's a wide field of popular and often-used movements in the archive, often with unusual and fancy construction details. The only movement class missing here, are expensive movements, but it is comprehendible, when you take into account, that the price of a single Rolex alone exceeds the value of the whole archive. Nevertheless, I'm glad for all donations.

There's also a small section with datasheets of different movements and manufacturies.

A few watches and articles, I wrote on watch forums can be found on the article pages, on the review pages and in the gallery.

Finally, on this site, you will find my tiny Timex archive.

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Recent updates

Donations from Götz Schweitzer

21.10.2017 von Uhrwerksarchiv

Götz Schweitzer, THE expert for Bifora, donated a fantastic selection of rare Bifora movements and watches. (mehr)

Donations from U.Bohnet-Ströbel

01.05.2017 von Uhrwerksarchiv

Mrs. Bohnet-Ströbel sent a surprise package, which contained beyond other watches a Prätina with an Osco 850. (mehr)

Donation from Deborah Ko

01.05.2017 von Uhrwerksarchiv

Deborah Ko donated an Esprit quartz watch (mehr)

Donation from Inge Söll

01.05.2017 von Uhrwerksarchiv

A Citizen Seven gents quartz watch was donated by Inge Söll (mehr)

Emes 18a = Parrenin 66

29.04.2017 von Uhrwerksarchiv


Donations of Mario

16.04.2017 von Uhrwerksarchiv

Mario donated a large package of UMF movements and watches (mehr)