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Buren 04

19.02.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

A spectaculary selfwinding movement with the size of an Eurocent coin, on which the complete selfwinding mechanism is not put on top of the movement, but integrated into it. (more)

Osco 42

12.02.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

One of the first Osco movements, here in its probably finest version with a Glucydur screw balance. (more)

EB 8501-76

05.02.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

  One of the ugliest but most innovative cost-reducing constructions of the 1970ies. (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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Donations of Mr. and Mrs. Ditte

10.12.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv

The married couple Ditte sent a nice pre christmas donation package (mehr)

frühe Quarzwerke

15.11.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv

Skurille und geniale Konstruktionen auf dem Weg von der mechanischen zur Quarzuhr. (mehr)

Kienzle 053/703 / EB 1612N

25.04.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv


Kienzle 070/27 / DuRoWe 61

25.04.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv


Kienzle 071/17 / DuRoWe 450

25.04.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv


Kienzle 074/20 / EB 8341

25.04.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv