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Archive for the 'General' Category

Barrel Bridge

« 20 March 2008 | 8:30 | General | Comments Off »

 
Machined and engraved barrel bridge



Bridges

« 14 March 2008 | 8:30 | General | Comments Off »

 
These 3 bridges have not been finished yet. They hold both the counting and the power reserve indicator trains together.



Differential gear

« 12 March 2008 | 8:30 | General | Comments Off »

The differential gear transmits the rotation of the barrel to the hand of the power reserve indicator. This is done without any influence on the running of the movement.



Winding-mechanism

« 11 March 2008 | 12:00 | General | Comments Off »

 
Winding-mechanism: mechanism holding 2 functions, one for the hour-setting and one for the winding.



Wheels of the flyback

« 8 March 2008 | 8:30 | General | Comments Off »

Function: to achieve the 1/12 ratio between the minute-hand and the hour-hand of the flyback.



Base plate

« 7 March 2008 | 11:00 | General | Comments Off »

 
Base plate: decorated (satin-brushed and black gold) and pre-mounted (assembly of the jewels, wheels and pins)



Center wheel

« 6 March 2008 | 8:30 | General | Comments Off »

The center wheel holds the hour hands. It makes one rotation every 12 hours.



Bridge of module

« 5 March 2008 | 8:30 | General | Comments Off »

This bridge has been treated in black gold.



Bridge of Chronograph

« 4 March 2008 | 8:30 | General | Comments Off »

 

This bridge has been treated in black gold.



Bridge of Differential

« 3 March 2008 | 8:30 | General | Comments Off »

Bridge of Differential treated in black gold.