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Emes 12 = EB 8481-74

17.04.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

The Emes 12 is an EB 8481-74, which was acquired by Emes in parts and assembled inhouse. (more)

Lorsa 8FB

22.03.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

A late french form movement for ladies' watches (more)

ETA cylinder movement

18.03.2017 by Uhrwerksarchiv

  A non-identifiable ETA cylinder movement, which has got the rare round ETA hallmark. (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 Christoph Reiner

16.04.2017 von Uhrwerksarchiv

Very interesting non-inhouse movements from EMES were donated from Christoph Reiner (mehr)

Donations of Mr. and Mrs. Ditte

10.12.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv

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

Donations from the Ristow family

10.12.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv

The family Ristow donated a huge package with lots of watches (mehr)

frühe Quarzwerke

15.11.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv

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

Kienzle 070/27 / DuRoWe 61

25.04.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv


Kienzle 074/20 / EB 8341

25.04.2016 von Uhrwerksarchiv