WATCHMAKER TOOLS-Most are good or better condition used tools - Also, buy with confidence -
you can return if not satisfied!! Many one of a kind, all items
subject to prior sale. Not responsible for errors in
Note vintage US
and new and vintage Swiss and other European tools
are much higher quality than the
"reproductions" made today. - Buy vintage quality when you can!!!!
For example, a
quality Swiss Dumont tweezer may cost $20 or more while a cheap reproduction is
about $1 - $2 (Compare and you will see why!!)
tool to remove pocket
watch rollers - when you have a broken staff, the roller of the old
staff must be removed and then reused
This vintage Bulova
Accutron tool is used
to open Bulova 218 watch cases without damaging them.
Plastic will not scratch case!!!
Good working L&R
demagnizer. You need this tool to demagnitize hairsprings if the
watch is running fast. Also, use to demagnetize screwdrivers and
tweezers to keep screws from sticking!!! Shipping weight is 1
T1.37A1 SOLD OUT
Vintage alcohol lamp used to warm
pallets, and rollers to melt shellac that is used as an adhesive to
Gruen custom wrist watch opener for Curvex
and Veri-thin models and others as well. A Gruen collector
should have one (one available!
2718 1A below shown so you know what the needle fits into.
New Replacement inner oiler
"needle" Bergeon No 2718P for automatic oiler 2718/1A
Watch cell tester
meter for checking
all watch cells including silver oxide, mercury, zinc air, etc.
Used Ring cutter, Picture representative of
This tool is needed to cut a ring off a persons finger
without hurting the finger. Often a gold ring or wedding band just
will not come off. If that happens, this is the tool you need!!
LG Watch Opener for waterproof cases
LG American made Rolex
opener without rings. Rings must be ordered from a watch tool
supply house. If you want
to open a Rolex, you must have special openers or you can ruin the
case back and destroy value!!! Also, can be used in
conjunction with LG wrench T1.51A1 below to open conventional waterproof
cases. shipping weight is 1 pound.
Screw undercutter - remove weight from screws to speed up watch
If your watch runs slow with the regulator
on full fast and the hairspring is not damaged - you need to remove
weight from opposite balance screws.
T1.37CCC $14.95 reduced price
type of balance screw undercutter
If your watch runs slow with the regulator
on full fast and the hairspring is not damaged - you need to remove
weight from opposite balance screws. Has 7 cutters on base to remove
metal from most size pocket watch screws.
graduated hole block for staking and other
operations. Fits in bench vise.
Set of three old vintage watch
bench winders to
use to wind the movement when out of the case. Covers almost all
pocket watches and some wrist watches.
T1.37EE SOLD out
Watch Hand installation tool - wrist and pocket -
important tool for proper hand installation. Six Different size
Use these stakes to press on wrist and
pocket watch hands, 6 removable heads to handle most every situation.
This tool makes the job easy. Fitting hands is one of the more
important tasks. Can be used in a staking set or hand held.
Vintage tool for holding
rings, etc for polishing. Saves the fingers!
was $9.95 Special $7.95
brass pin vise
vintage BRASS two-ended vise for holding broaches and other round
stock such as PW stems, etc
Steel pin vise
Vintage STEEL two ended pin
vise. Like above
screw pin vise (specify small for wrist watches or large for pocket
Vintage precision pin vise.
This type is used to hold balance wheel screws as they have to be
removed when putting timing washers under the screw. New cost about
Vintage brass handle pin vise. Use
to hold broaches, stems, etc. Three to four inches long.
Quality made single end pin-vise, similar
to picture to use to hold
small broaches, files, stems, and graver ~3.5-4.5 inches long
6 assorted used vintage small files-
triangular, round, flat, etc useful for
various work on watch cases, to make parts, etc. Similar to
those pictured. These Swiss and American files are quite
expensive to buy new and one would cost more than all six!
vintage two sided movement
holder will hold wrist to about 12 size pocket watch comfortably. compare to Swiss
as above, but by Levin, who made top quality tools, lathes, etc
Levin, reversable movement holder
Picture Representative of device
Good vintage Canon Pinion tightener tool. If
your watch runs erratically slow, a slipping canon pinion may be the
problem. The canon pinion is under the dial and fits over the
center wheel pinion and allows the hands
to slip when the watch is set. If insufficient friction is
present, the canon pinion slips and the hands do not move.
(Several varieties, will not be exactly like picture.)
typical of our stock
USED Sleeve wrench, 10 arms and all are good, though some may show
some wear. This tool is used to remove the sleeve out of the
pocket watch case. The sleeve holds the stem in place in
American pocket watches. This tool is also used to adjust the
depth of the stem. This adjustment is needed if the watch is not
winding and setting properly.
is typical of stock
as T1.38C, except one or two smaller arms is worn, but good value
to above, but 14 ARM
Vintage 14 arm used sleeve wrench.
All arms except the 3 smallest are in good condition. Made in Germany.
Old STOCK, Vigor 6 Arm Sleeve Wrench
Very Small reaming broaches
Six small watch broaches
used to ream out PW second hands and to enlarge other small holes.
T1.38E Obama style antique jewel
hole gauge $149
ask for picture if you are not familiar
Jewel hole gauge that
will measure from balance jewel holes to pocket watch plate
jewels. A hard to find tool.
T1.38F Seitz jeweling tool SOLD
Good used Seitz jeweling tool.
CD with Seitz Jeweling Catalog included. Shipping weight 3 pounds. EXTRA POSTAGE
MAY BE REQUIRED. for Foreign buyers , so contact us first for shipping quote.
Set is complete. Only one set available.
bench key with three male and three female posts for winding most
pocket watches from 18 size to 6 size.
New small files with diamond dust
embedded. These are small files of the type used by
watchmakers. The addition of the diamond dust makes your work
much faster even on hard to cut materials. Every metal worker,
casemaker, and watchmaker needs these!! Reduced!!!
very unusual vintage balance wheel poising tool. Also used to
straighten the balance wheel. A watch tool collector's show piece!!!
holder 4n1 plastic ends, vintage, made in Japan
Picture representative - different color containers are in stock
of 8 Swiss mainspring winders needed to wind mainsprings to insert
into mainspring barrel. Wrist watch size. Sizes 5.6 to
J&R canon pinion tighening tool.
If the canon pinion slips, the watch will loose time inconsistently.
Pocket and large wrist oiler for balance jewels
Genuine Vigor Swiss balance jewel oiler.
The tiny wire is protected by reversing the end with the wire.
The oiler is so small that it forces oil through the balance jewel
Crystal gauge for measuring fancy and
standard watch crystals. Very useful tool!
wrist watchcrown thread reamer and taps
Often the threads
of crowns are damaged or not the exact size. This set of reamers
and taps can fix many wrist watch crown threads
pocket watch case opener - NEW flexible and work very well!! This
gives your hand the leverage needed to open screw back cases.
T1.39D-18s SOLD OUT
Only one ring, two shown for illustrations only, various materials,
aluminum, plastic, or wood depending on what we have on hand
vintage 18 size watch assembly ring for pocket watches,
two sided, best movement holders for assembly and
T1.39D- 16s SOLD
Only one ring, two shown for illustrations only - supplied in plastic,
wood, or metal as available
vintage 16 size pocket watch assembly ring
Only one ring, two shown for illustrations only
vintage 12 size pocket watch assembly ring
Genuine Vintage Bulova accutron opener. This
opener supplied by Bulova opens the Accutron 214 and 218 and does not scar
the case. Best opener for accutron!!
Set of vintage aluminum watch assembly rings wrist size
up to small pocket watch especially made for American movements.
Sizes 0, 3/0, 5/0, 6/0, 10/0, etc.
Nice vintage screwdriver sharpener. Place screwdriver in holder and run over
stone to sharpen.
typical - Note some have wood handle
bench key for keywind watches - will fit most keywinds, spring loaded
This is a nice K&D pocket watch
mainspring winder in very good condition that came in the plastic box.
Some may have different inserter style.
S&B Canon pinion tool
your watch run but the hands do not move. You have a slipping
canon pinon. Here is a vintage tool for closing the canon
K&D pocket watch mainspring winder. Insert in bench vise to use.
Use in 18, 16, 12, 10, 8, 6 size
made K&D vintage mainspring winder. This one is a quality
made vintage model that fits in the bench
vise. Can be used to insert most all pocket watch
mainsprings. Item for sale is not in the original box or wood holder -
has 6 barrels, 2 winders
Pocket watch mainspring winder set 128 in original Box - use in vise,
three winding handles and 8 barrels cover most everything in pocket
watches and larger wrist
set as shown to left
remover with one punch to show details
set of Wilson roller removers that will remove roller tables from wrist to pocket
watch. In wood container.
one remover with one punch only
pocket watch roller remover with one punch, no wood container
WATCH CROWN REAMER!!!
loaded tool that is used to open up the hole of pocket watch crowns so
they will fit over the pendant post. One end of one cutter has chip,
but still does a good job.
mainspring winder in original box. Will wind springs into
18 size, 16 size, 12 size and smaller pocket watch barrels. Similar
to K&D and barrel inserts interchange with K&D. In original
Marshall PW mainspring winderSOLD
Marshall Pocket Watch mainspring winder to wind in pocket watch
mainsprings. Will work for most pocket watches from ladies to
men's 18 size.
Bulova opener for wrist watches
opener that works well for either wrist or pocket
watches. Unique design really helps get the job done on stubborn
T1.41E Classic case opener
opening tool for wrist or pocket
watches. Vigor, Maxall, or equivalent brands. Pic is
representative of style.
type, various vintage calipers in stock
WATCH hand caliper used to hold balance wheels and other
wheels while straightening and poising (balancing)- new cost over $100!!
Similar to above but
smaller version for wrist watches
accutron meter needed to repair the vintage Accutron 214, 218, etc.
Meter works, but does not appear to be accurate. Probably needs a
new resister somewhere. extra shipping required. As-is, no
vintage with slider to hold small parts such as balance staffs,
Triumph very old Swiss
tweezers with 7 graduated holes to hold wheels, staffs, and other
small round objects. Has slider. We use to hold staffs
while measuring their dimensions.
T1.43A $4.95 each
quality about 4-inch long
Sliding head pin vise is very
useful as you can rapidly adjust the sliding ring to tighten on round
objects such as broaches, files, stems, etc
K&D 123B adjustable wristwatch mainspring winder,
adjusts for barrel diameters 4-6 MM
of four large diameter punches for clocks in aluminum container.
Genuine Longines Admiral 1200 crystal
remover and inserter tool = used to compress crystal
Vintage working demagnetizer. Tweezers and screwdrivers need to be demagnetized so
that screws do not stick to them. Also, the hairspring of a
watch can get magnetized - this causes the watch to run VERY fast!!
Just insert the object inside the tunnel, hold button down, and slowly
draw it out. Repeat if necessary. Old, but works great!
Representative picture, not all in glass bottles
Diamantine powder that is
used to polish pocket watch staff pivots and other steel parts.
This material is now hard to find.
BERGEON Plastic (Green) blower
Used Bergeon plastic blower, dust is the
watchmakers enemy. You need to blow all lint off a movement
while assembling. Also, blow off lint from dial and case.
This blower works well.
Antique watchmaker pliers
Antique slip ring pliers that are useful for
holding broaches, parts, etc. The slip ring holds the part in
place very quickly.
T1.47D $19.95 reduced!!
Vintage Pocket watch jewel pusher. This
tool is required to push out balance jewels which must be cleaned
thoroughly for the watch to run accurately. Old, no longer made,
may vary slightly from one pictured.
T1.47D1 $9.95 reduced
Vintage screw back pocket watch opener, ONLY ONE IN STOCK
This very useful tool is a great help in
opening 18 size and down screw back pocket watch cases. Has
rubber ends to grip the back and bezel, but rubber is worn and needs
replacing. You can put double sticky tape in ends to get great grip!
picture is typical of our stock
Set of four used vintage dip oilers for wrist
and pocket watches.
Cleaning machine agitator
cleaner shaft that attaches to small 2.25 in basket. (see 1.9
for basket) Can be attached to variable speed motor and shaft to make
your own cleaning machine.
Peer USA made pliers have many uses and can be used to remove waterproof
case backs with slots. Also, to hold rings, plus many other
PEER Roller Jewel inserting
Peer 47-392 Roller jewel inserting tweezers,
have special ends to fit roller jewels. Pesky roller jewels are
a problem as they typically fly out of normal tweezers!!!
watchmaker hammer with brass metal and plastic ends. You
need this hammer to use with staking set to avoid damaging the
punches. Use brass end!!
Vintage Pocket watch and wrist watch hand hole gauge - pic typical
A hand hole gauge is valuable
in fitting hands. Simply place the hand over the correct tapered
pin to determine the hole diameter or to compare hand holes quickly.
We describe its use in our lesson #9.
clip on, same type as pictured EXCEPT single lens that fits over
Used Double lens Bausch and Lomb clip on
Single B&L lens like above, back in
Same as above Bausch, but only one
wrist watch Roller Remover, used, good condition
as above, Except has chip
damage, at larger end, but still works fine
case vise to hold the waterproof watch while you open it with an LG or
Jaxa wrench (see above T1.51). This wood vise is double sided and will hold most watches.
Often back is too tight to
hold the watch case in your hand.
representative pic to show size
wood case vise similar to above, but smaller
professional bench-style case opener. This type will open most any wrist
watch screw back from the ordinary to the tough divers watches,
T1.49CC Three gold filled bows REDUCED
Note color not correct, is yellow gold filled
filled bow for pocket watch, NOS. Pocket watch is for
illustration only. Bow fits 12 size thin model cases best.
Sorry, color not right, is yellow gold filled, NOT GOLD PLATED
Genuine Presto - Quality turret style
hand puller that can be used to safely pull many hands without
Hairspring leveler, several styles, pic is typical
Tool with slot at end to
slip over hairspring to aid in leveling pocket and wrist hairsprings.
Drill index with twist
drills included from 61 to 80
Vintage watchmakers hammer
for riveting and for miscellaneous other uses. Hammer marked
Marshall, which was a watchmaker supply house. Round face of
hammer about 3/8 inch in diameter.
Carbide drills - drills through most everything!!
These high quality carbide drills are from
0.6 mm to around 2.0 mm. Carbide drills are very hard and can be
used to cut hardened steel. Useful for repivoting clock and
larger pocket watch gears and for general drilling. These would
cost about $80 from most sources!
Elgin jewel shock spring inserter
Genuine Elgin marked tool
for removing and inserting Dura jewel shock spring (these are balance
wheel jewel shock springs)
Pocket watch bow closing pliers
Bow closing pliers,
vintage. A must have tool to close the pocket watch bow, or
tighten it if loose.
WatchCraft Swiss made Jaxa type watch case opener. These wrenches have three
adjustable pins that fit the slots in screw back cases. Three sets
of pins included. (only 1 available).
LG - Made in USA
Professional LG American
made wrench for opening screw back cases. Used. 1 available
Used Inside-outside vernier
calipers. German, French, Swiss, good used!
Very hard to find vintage tool. Only one in stock!!! Box not
#5 Roller Jewel Inserter. Much better than having them jumping
out of your tweezers!!!
professional case opener that will open most screw back wrist watches.
This is a very rugged and heavy tool that will open the tough
waterproof cases with notched back.
18s - Picture is typical
bench winder that will wind and let down power of 18 size pocket watches. Two ends
Bench Key - a must to let down power
of a watch
16S - Picture is typical
bench winder that will wind and let down power of 16 size and 12 size pocket watches.
Jewel "cement," is really shellac. Heat the roller table and apply
to hold in roller jewel. This is the classic method to cement roller
jewel into roller table. Flaked shellac works better than the
older shredded shellac, so we supply mainly the flaked. Some
watchmakers use a controlled hotplate instead of the alcohol lamp for
better control of heat.
Press made by Benrus to assist in opening and closing waterproof snap
back watches. A press is needed to snap together these watches
as well as many of the modern quartz watches.
T1.52B $15 Press ONLY
PRESS ONLY without box or
This press is
useful to close cases etc
Vintage USA made four in
one wrist watch and small pocket watch movement holder. A quality made
Sturdy vintage heavy duty
two-sided movement holder that will hold up to 18 size large pocket
watches and also wrist watches. Order quick as only one in stock!
tool with jeweled jaws that are in great condition - near perfect ruby
jaws- A poising tool is needed to
"balance" or poise a balance wheel similar to balancing a
tire. Railroad grade watches were adjusted to position.
Part of the process was to poise, ie, "balance" the balance
wheel by either removing a small amountof weight from a screw or by
adding weight using washers.
Watchcraft poising tool, BUT ruby jaws are missing. see above picture.
NO wood box.
NOte, even though the ruby
jewel jaws are missing, you can use the steel jaw supports for poising.
With bubble level.
six upper catch case springs for hunting case pocket
six assorted lower, lift, case springs for
poising tool by Levin,
the top maker of quality watchmaker tools. This is a large
tool with ruby red jaws plus a bubble. A similar
one today would cost hundreds of dollars.
Assorted one dozen new and used
dental drills, very useful for watch and clock repair
T1.56AA11 KT-22 watch stem
lube grease for winding mechanism of wrist and pocket
watches, stem, clutch, clutch lever, detent, etc. Also, good
lube for small clocks and instruments, and good for sealing cases.
T1.56A dozen spade
drills for clock work $8.95
dozen spade drills that
are much better than twist drills for clock work etc
Schwartzchild jewel hole gauge
Nice aluminum jewel hole gage similar to
seitz hole gauge. One piece with multiple stepped surfaces on
Quality instantaneous demagnifier by Magna-flux made especially for
watchmakers. These quality
demagnifiers are need to demagnetize screwdrivers, tweezers, etc.
Also needed to demagnetize the hairspring, which will cause the watch to
run very fast.
crown gauge to measure the thread, tube opening, diameter,
etc. A very useful gauge that will pay for itself if you have a
lot of loose crowns.
Swiss #3 general purpose tweezers for watch repair - good points
Swiss #4 Stainless tweezer with
fine points for
hairspring work and for picking up small parts.
Favorite SWISS #2 steel, this is the most used general purpose tweezer for
click image for good picture
Peer Swiss made stainless tweezers #6 very sharp points good for
hairspring work, looks like new
Screw slot file - fix those screw slots!! Typical
used, average condition with a few "nicks" out of the edge.
You need this file to clean out the screw slot for pocket and wrist watch
screws. Also used to make slot for new screws. Can be used to lighten the balance screws to make pocket
watch run faster. (However, a screw undercutter is recommended for that
same style as Dumont #8
Very heavy Swiss #8
tweezers for heavy work
Used 3C General purpose tweezers
tweezers, steel used
Tweezer similar shape to above
New, stainless, nonmagnetic quality
tweezer similar to Dumont 3C above. This tweezer is a great
general purpose tweezer and since non-magnetic does not attract screws
Typical, for winding and letting down mainspring of clocks, saves
knuckles and fingers if mainspring should break when winding!
Used Clock bench key
similar to picture except ends nickel plated with ends marked 4 and 6,
which seems to be the diagonal of the square in mm.
gage. A MUST have
tool. You use this gage to
measure the size of all watches, both Swiss and American. Just measure the diameter
across the dial and observe marks to indicate pocket watch sizes
size on down to wrist watch sizes like 6/0, etc. On the back
it can measure Swiss sizes, typically measured in lignes. Gage
shown is typical, the one you receive will not be exactly the same,
tut will be aluminum with black background.
wrist case opener
This rubber ended tool is
used to help open screw back wrist watch cases when they are not super
Note Shipping will be around $20 extra
L&R tickoprint transistor TP watch
timing machine. These cost about $2000 or more when new and were
the top of the line about 25 years ago. Times most all
mechanical watches plus accutron. AS-IS, with pickup. Will
only ship in USA. Fix or use as spare parts for your machine.
pocket and wrist hand remover, just got a couple more in stock!
is a good used hand remover, vintage. Presto #1 or #2.
Works great for both wrist watches and pocket watches.
T1.63AA1 OUT of Stock
Florida pithwood is good for cleaning out pinions, holding parts,
Assorted new & used - 6 pieces, mostly
round nose pliers
USA made vintage round nose pliers useful for bending inner coils of
mainsprings for watches, and clocks
box not included
vintage Presto #3 sweep wheel remover by G. Gustafson, USA made
of 7 vintage clock hole closing punches
Set of clock hole closing punches that can be used to close slightly worn bushings.
Not recommended if the bushings are badly worn, then you have to
re-bush. In wood and plastic container.
Vintage v-slot graduated pivot gage for
quickly measuring the
pivots of balance staffs etc in hundredths of a mm (from 6/100 to
watch and clock hand puller
Genuine vintage K&D pocket watch
hand puller, works well, and will also pull off small CLOCK
pinion puller, M&S patent, Also will pull hands, etc.
Vintage tool to pull the canon pinion on
pocket and wrist watches. The canon pinion must be removed before the
center wheel can be taken from the plate. The canon pinion often
must be tightened if the hands of the watch do not move or if the
watch runs erratically and always slow. These were always
expensive. Good condition.
for wrist &
remover to be used in your staking set to safely remove the
balance staff without warping the balance wheel. Will
work on most wrist and pocket watches up to hairspring seat of
Note - two punches shown, Only
ONE comes with the remover. By K&D, no longer made.
remover to be used in your staking set to safely remove the
balance staff for pocket watches with hairspring seat over 1.25mm. Good
used. For details on how to replace staffs, see my CD lesson #5
Meyer's pocket watch movement holder will
hold all pocket watch movements. With quick release, good old
vintage holder. Comes with inserts. Will work from wrist watch
to over 18 size!
Bulova universal movement holder for ALL
movements, mechanical, electric, electronic, and LARGE pocket watches
- very heavy and sturdy. Just take out movable arms for
mechanicals! Note weighs almost 1
pound! Not in original box. USA shipping only.
T1.66 SOLD OUT
HR kit #52-970 Used Yellowish and white
material to fill luminous watch hands. Heat and apply with wand.
Also sold as Vigor Luminous compound RS-300. Used but still enough to
do a lot of hands!
Scribe with screw on
top. Also can be used as a punch in addition to other
uses. Sharp point.
May be used for staking. We have several types, some have the holes in a circle
instead of rows.
This vintage anvil has a
v-shaped cut-out that can be used for many operations. Also,
screwdrivers sold by WatchCraft. This is a quality set of
7. Measure from 0.7 mm to 2.4 mm in width.
T1.69 $15.95 reduced price
Vintage Dennison mainspring
gage made for quickly measuring American PW mainsprings.
Pictured is typical.
T1.69A See T1.80A
Box shown to identify item. Not included as item is used.
Vigor Quality standard RM365 crystal lift. Top quality old tool to remove plastic
crystals. The jaws squeeze and compress the crystal for removing
Vintage Large Electrovise brand crystal
lift that can be used to insert and remove plastic crystals without
removing movement from case.
Vintage set of three oil cups.
wood oil cup, representative of our stock
Vintage wood oil cup, vintage
T1.70 $29.95 reduced!!
Patented USA roller table remover for
pocket watches. The roller table must be removed before a new staff
can be installed in a balance wheel. USA Patent #1941756. With
broaching tool, not cheaper new variety. works great for pocket watch
as above but smaller for wrist hands-at right in pic.
tool for warming pallets and roller
tables so that stick shellac can be applied to hold the jewels in
place. Also, used to adjust the depth of these jewels.
Exact one you get may vary from pic.
vintage used K&D
126 pocket watch mainspring winder set.
This is a quality made old used set that is no longer made.
It will handle
ladies pocket watches to large 18 size men's pocket watches. You
need a mainspring winder to avoid setting the spring. Also,
winding by hand is hard on the fingers!!!
Note each winder is like one at left
vintage Watchcraft used pocket watch mainspring winder set.
This is a quality made old used set that is no longer made. It will handle
pocket watches to large 18 size mens pocket watches. You
need a mainspring winder to avoid setting the spring. American
pocket watches with the hole end or the T-end are much more difficult
to wind into the barrel, so you need a good set of winders like this
Vintage LG mainspring winder for wrist
watches. (box included)
Roller jewel and Metric thickness gage, small and accurate, pic
gage. Hard to find vintage
gage for measuring
roller jewels and thickness of other parts. This handy tool is slipped into the slot of the
lever to give the roller jewel diameter. No longer made, genuine
old quality. You need it even if you don't know it!!
K&D wrist mainspring winder
mainspring winder adjusts to fit barrel diameters 5 to 8 mm.
Larger K&D winder similar to above
mainspring winders to fit most wrist watch and small pocket watches
with barrel diameters from 8 to 10 mm
K&D small size mainspring winder,123B sizes 4-6
mainspring winders to fit wrist watches
with barrel diameters from 4 to 6 mm
Set of all three K&D mainspring
winders to fit barrel diameters 4 to 10 mm.
arm sleeve wrench for small pocket watches and some early wrist
Typical, color can vary!
of seven bracelet mainspring winders in original plastic container. USA vintage
made by J. P. Schilling, Illinois. From 5 mm to about 10 mm
diameter. Wind right - clockwise.
Used Bergeon blower
no 30540 - A good blower is a must to remove dust and list from a
T1.78 SOLD OUT
Stick of plastic crystal polish, pic is
representative - opened and used but 80-90% still there
Polish out scratches in plastic
crystals!! This buffing
compound when used with a buffing wheel
will polish hundreds of crystals saving you big bucks. If
scratches are deep, then fine sandpaper can be used first, then polish
with this compound.
(Refer to Lesson #8 for details)
Hand gauge - picture is representative of gauges
Hand gauge can be used to fit
over hour hand and minute hand post to determine the size of hole
needed. Also, the length can also be determined with this
gage. VERY USEFUL for wrist watch and pocket watch repair.
Works for all hands. Note, various hand gages are in stock,
picture is REPRESENTATIVE.
T1.80A Vigor crystal lift $19.95
good condition. One
of the best crystal inserter and puller for round watch
T1.80AA Vigor lilliput xtal lift
for small crystals, a scaled down version of the one above
used, Swiss Montros watch holder, will hold
most all pocket
and wrist watches, reversible, One of my favorite holders, very nice.
Double sided of course.
Vintage hand held pin vise with wing
nut. Use to hold broaches, stems, small parts.
Swiss 3C Tweezers
looks like new #3C Stainless tweezers, used representative of our
stock, a good general purpose
Dumont 3C steel used
Dumont used steel tweezers #7
style (pic shows stype)
Similar to above
Peer Swiss made
Vintage pocket watch hand remover by
K&D. This puller will also pull off small clock hands. It is
tough! Use when others fail!
Gaston tool used to adjust pallet jewels - very
useful, in original box
Genuine Elgin watch oil, one of
my favorites, small bottle, works very well on wrist and pocket
watches. Bottle is about half full. One of the first synthetic
Watch oil, enough to last years. Good for both wrist and pocket watches.
Price of top brands of watch oil is now up to $100 a bottle!
10 nested plastic
movement holders that will hold from wrist watch up to 18 size pocket
watch movements while you work on them.
silicon case back grease for o-rings,
"grease" used to coat the gasket or o-ring of water resistant watches.
A must for wrist watches as the grease completes the seal.
LARGE Bottle of Synthetic CLOCK OIL
Clock oil, also good for
lubricating watch mainsprings, winding mechanism, etc
three oilers used
Glass hypo-style oilers for
wrist to pocket watch size - these are much more convenient than dip
oilers. Simply suck in oil and have oil ready for application.
Vary, but similar to pictured. (see instructions)
Swiss rub off
this clay is used by
watchmakers to remove fingerprints, to clean wheels, remove lint and
debris from movements, etc. A must have cleaning aid!!!
Another useful clay to
remove fingerprints, hold parts, remove lint, etc. This material
is not as sticky as the above.
Moebius French Clock Oil
almost 1/2 bottle of clock oil
in glass bottle, good for most small clocks
Vintage clock hand puller needed to pull
friction fit hands
Another style vintage
clock hand puller
5x/10x folding magnifier
Set of 5 broaches
Five used French cutting
broaches from 0.5 mm to almost 2.5 mm. This set has knurled
heads so you do not need to use a pin vise!!
Vintage pallet tool to
hold pallets (levers) to heat to melt shellac in order to reset the
jewels in the pallet.
Small 2 1/4 inch diameter wire basket for
cleaning watches. Made for L&R machines and similar type.
Similar to above but large L&R basket
2 7/8 inch basket, three inserts, can
clean 3 pocket watches at once, sometimes called clock basket
Two oil cups on wood stand. Used,
but in good condition.
Bulova tool to push mainsprings into
Behr watchmaker loupe with 1 lens, can be attached to
most glasses. A classic USA made product.
Slightly different than product described to left.
double loupe Behr (clip on different than
pictured) see above
Nice double loupe Behr.
Similar to the one shown at left, but attaches to glasses slightly
different - see above.
Brush with fiberglass
bristles for use in removing rust from wheel and steel watch parts
Small brass watch depthing tool that
can be used to set the depthing of watch gears. This is an
antique tool. Use to make sure gears are not
engaging too deeply. If you ever want to make your own watch, you need
T1.95 A $24.95
Good vintage ring
MetallicWatch case vise
MASSIVE Aluminum VINTAGE Case vise to hold
waterproof watches and other watches with screw back. These case
backs are too tight for one to hold the case in your hand. Also,
works to hold pocket watch movements.
Nice condition and newer
aluminum case vise to hold case while opening. Also can be used
to hold large movements.
Another aluminum case
holder that fits in a bench vise. I often use this type myself.
Plastic case or movement
holder for pocket watches. Two sided
Seldom seen punch to
remove cylinder plugs from the staff of a cylinder escapement
watch. Also useful for other tasks. Note the shape of the end.
This is a small hand punch, not a larger punch for a staking set such
as a K&D.
Genuine K&D Cylinder
Scarce set of K&D
2,3,4 punches for removing cylinder plugs, good punches, not broken -
use in your K&D staking tool
The hole in the balance
cock is placed over the pointed end of the balance tack. Then,
the hairspring can be removed or examined. Also, balance screws
can be removed.
Watchmaker LATHES and Accessories
typical of our stock
Used tip over tool post
and rest for small watchmaker's lathes like Boley, WW-styles, etc
L1A watchmaker lathe filing rest
see above. Instead of the post in
the tool post, this filing rest goes into the tool post Has roller so that file will glide over top.
several available, not all alike but similar
Small vintage burnisher
used to polish small pivots on staffs and small gears
gravers, similar to picture, with wood handles, most natural wood color. Nice to use for
engraving or for cutting brass and steel on the watchmakers lathe. Limited quantity.
use with watchmaker lathe
Waller Carbide tip
graver, tip can be resharpened many times
several available, not all alike
Old Vintage Tool with burnisher on one side and very fine file on
other side. Use for cutting down pivots and polishing pivots,
watch and clock.
L4 $39 reduced!!!
Set of 8 "jewel"
chucks with screw in stops,
5 mm outside diameter. These fit inside a
standard50 ww lathe collet. They are very useful
for holding small stock, jewel settings, and a hundred other items
that need the depth adjusted. Also, take this collet in and out
of the lathe without removing the large collet.
Same as above, except 7
jewel chucks in wood container
Same as above except 6 jewel chucks in
pocket watch crown chucks,
use to hold pocket watch crowns in lathe to enlarge hole in crown so
it will fit properly over pendant post
Graver sharpening tool
allows adjustments to any angle. Simply slide over stone to get
the exact point and angle on graver. Note, graver not included
pivot polishing tool to be
used with lathe. Use diamantine or other polishing material to
polish watch and clock pivots.
Vintage Moseley-style #4, 8-mm wheel
chuck, made by Boley. The Moseley chucks are a little longer than the
standard ww-style 8-mm. However, I use them with a spacer in my
draw bar in my ww-lathe. Diameter 22.4 mm.
Same as above but is a
#2. Diameter of wheel (max) is about 22.0 mm.
Use in lathe to hold circular saws, etc
watchmaker lathe accessory
to be inserted in split collet to hold small circular saw blades, etc.
balance wheel balloon chuck
Balloon chuck to hold the
balance wheel while you work on the pivot. Will hold
balances up to 7/16 inch in diameter
larger balloon chuck
Larger Balloon chuck will
hold balance wheels up to 5/8 inch in diameter
Moseley 8 mm lathe split chucks
for watchmaker lathe are slightly longer than ww, but you can use them
in ww if you use a spacer
used to smooth metal parts
while turning them on lathe
Small very smooth and hard
red stone about 7 mm wide and 2 1/2 inch long for balance staff final
smoothing before polishing
Small stone, not as fine
as above for grinding down small pivots such as balance staff
pivots. Cross section about 3.5 mm square and about 1 1/4 inch