Movement with cylinder escapement

 
Movement with cylinder escapement

Movement with cylinder escapement

Description

This old cylinder movement without markings has got 10 jewels. Its mounting diameter is 25.3mm, which equals 11 1/2 lignes.

Its construction is characteristic for a contemporary cylinder movement, it probably dates from the early 20th century.

gear train

gear train

The gear train is not able to display a decentral second hand, as you can see here.

side view of the gear train

side view of the gear train

The cylinder wheel has got 15 teeth.

main plate

main plate

On this specimen, the minute wheel bridge cannot be unmounted, since the minute wheel has got a cannon pinion mechanism on the movement side (above the bearing ruby), which cannot be released without damage.

dial side

dial side

By pressing a sunken lever at “4”, you can switch the swinding mechanism between winding and setting the hands.

Usage gallery

unmarked pocket watch

unmarked pocket watch

This movement was donated by Harald Hoeber. Thank you very much!