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 listings.
Note vintage US and
new and vintage Swiss and other European toolsare 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 morewhile a
cheap reproduction is about $1 - $2 (Compare and you will see why!!)
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tool to remove pocket watch rollers - when you
have a broken staff, the roller of the old staff must be removed and then
This vintage Bulova Accutron tool is used to
open Bulova 214 and 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 pound.
Vintage alcohol lamp used to warm pallets, and
rollers to melt shellac that is used as an adhesive to set jewels
Gruen custom wrist watch opener for Curvex and
Veri-thin models and others as well. A Gruen collector should have
one (one available!
Oiler-Bergeon 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.
Ring cutter, Picture
representative of stock
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
T1.37C $39.95 LG American made Rolex
opener without rings. We can supply a set of Rolex opening rings for $125, email us if required. . 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.
Balance 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
K&D Quality Bench Winders
Set of three old vintage K&D watch bench winders to use to wind
the movement when out of the case. Covers almost all pocket watches and
some wrist watches.
Watch Hand installation tool -
wrist and pocket - important tool for proper hand installation. Six
different size heads, 2 on each of three metal tools.
Use these stakes to press on wrist and pocket
watch hands, 6 heads to handle most every situation. This tool
makes the job easy. Fitting hands is one of the more important
Vintage tool for holding rings, etc for
polishing. Saves the fingers!
$9.95 Special $7.95
brass pin vise
Old 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
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 $50
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
two sided movement holder will
hold wrist to about 12 size pocket watch comfortably. compare to Swiss at
Same as above,
but by Levin, who made top quality tools, lathes, etc
reversable movement holder
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.)
of our stock
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
is typical of stock
T1.38C, except one or two smaller arms is worn, but good value
Similar to above, but 14 ARM
Vintage 14 arm used sleeve wrench. All
arms except the 3 smallest are in good condition. Made in Germany.
Vintage Old K&D #148 6 Arm Sleeve Wrench in
good condition, similar to the one pictured for smaller pocket watches
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 SOLD
ask for picture if you are not
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 $149
Used Seitz jeweling
tool. CD with Seitz Jeweling Catalog included. Shipping weight
3 pounds. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED. for Foreign buyers , so
contact us first for shipping quote. Smallest reamer is broken,
missing about 3 stumps.
Vintage 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!!!
A very unusual vintage balance wheel poising
tool. Also used to straighten the balance wheel. A watch tool
collector's show piece!!!
Movement holder 4n1 plastic ends,
vintage, made in Japan
representative - different color containers are in stock
Set of 8 Swiss mainspring winders needed to
wind mainsprings to insert into mainspring barrel. Wrist watch
size. Sizes 5.6 to 10.0 mm.
canon pinion tighening
tool. If the canon pinion slips, the watch will loose time
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 hole. NEW
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
rubber pocket watch case opener - NEW
flexible and work very well!! This gives your hand the leverage
needed to open screw back cases.
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 $9.95
Only one ring, two shown for
illustrations only - supplied in plastic, wood, or metal as available
vintage 16 size pocket watch assembly
Only one ring, two shown for
vintage 12 size pocket watch assembly ring
Genuine Vintage Bulova accutron
"L" opener. This opener supplied by Bulova opens the
Accutron 214 and 218 and does not scar the case. Best opener for
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.
as pictured or similar
Nice vintage screwdriver sharpener. Place
screwdriver in holder and run over stone to sharpen.
typical - Note some have wood handle
vintage 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
watch run but the hands do not move. You have a slipping canon
pinon. Here is a vintage tool for closing the canon
watch mainspring winder. Insert in bench vise to use. Use in 18, 16, 12,
10, 8, 6 size
K&D vintage mainspring winder set without paper box or wood
insert. This one is a quality made vintage model that fits in
the bench vise. Can be used to insert most pocket watch
mainsprings. Has two winders and 6 barrels.
K&D 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
Complete set as shown to
remover with one punch to
Quality!! Complete set of Wilson roller removers that will remove
roller tables from wrist to pocket watch. In wood container.
one remover with one punch
watch roller remover with one punch, no wood container
POCKET WATCH CROWN REAMER!!!
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
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 old box!
T1.41B1 Marshall PW mainspring winderSOLD
Pocket Watch mainspring winder to wind in pocket watch mainsprings.
Will work for most pocket watches from ladies to men's 18 size.
opener for wrist watches
that works well for either wrist or pocket watches. Unique design
really helps get the job done on stubborn tight backs.
T1.41E Classic case opener SOLD
opening tool for wrist or pocket watches. Vigor, Maxall, or equivalent
brands. Pic is representative of style.
typical type, various vintage calipers in stock
POCKET WATCH hand caliper used to hold
balance wheels and other wheels while straightening and poising
(balancing)- new cost over $100!!
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 returns!
with slider to hold small parts such as balance staffs, etc
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
T1.43A two for $7.95
One small baskets
about 0.5 inch diameter that fits inside watch cleaning machine basket to
hold small parts.
quality about 4-inch
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
adjustable wristwatch mainspring winder, adjusts for barrel diameters 4-6
Set of four large
diameter punches for clocks in aluminum container.
Admiral 1200 crystal remover and inserter tool = used to compress crystal
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!
picture, not all in glass bottles
Diamantine powder that
is used to polish pocket watch staff pivots and other steel parts.
Plastic (white) blower
Used 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
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!!
Nice 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
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
picture is typical of our stock
Set of four used
vintage dip oilers for wrist and pocket watches.
Watch 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
these 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 uses.
Roller Jewel inserting tweezers
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
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!!
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.
Loupes, clip on, same
type as pictured EXCEPT single lens that fits over glasses.
Used Double lens
Bausch and Lomb clip on
Single B&L lens like above, back in stock
Same as above Bausch,
but only one
Genuine Swiss wrist watch Roller Remover, used,
as above, Except has chip
slight damage, at larger end, but still works
SET of 7 Clock
hole closing punches in wood container. Use to close holes when not enough
wear to require bushings. A very good set of punches. .
representative pic to show size
Old wood case vise similar to above, but
bench-style case opener. This type will open most any wrist watch screw
back from the ordinary to the tough divers watches, etc.
T1.49CC Three gold filled bows REDUCED $8.95
color not correct, is yellow gold filled
YELLOW Gold 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
- Quality turret style hand puller that can be used to safely pull many
hands without touching dial.
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
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
Carbide drills - drills through most
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
jewel shock spring inserter
Genuine Elgin marked tool for removing and
inserting Dura jewel shock spring (these are balance wheel jewel shock
Pocket watch bow closing pliers
Bow closing pliers, vintage. A must have
tool to close the pocket watch bow, or tighten it if loose.
Genuine USED 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).
- 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
Presto #5 Roller Jewel Inserter. Much better
than having them jumping out of your tweezers!!!
Older 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
Vintage bench winder that will wind and let
down power of 18 size pocket watches. Two ends
Key - a must to let down power of a watch
16S - Picture is typical
Vintage bench winder that will wind and let
down power of 16 size and 12 size pocket watches.
Roller 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.
Vintage 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
PRESS ONLY without box or plastic disks
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 holder!
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!
Watchcraft poising 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
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
six upper catch case springs for hunting case
T1.54B SOLD OUT
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
dozen new and used dental drills, very useful for watch and clock repair
watch stem grease $6.95
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.
spade drills for clock work $8.95
dozen spade drills that are much better than
twist drills for clock work etc
jewel hole gauge
Nice aluminum jewel hole gage similar to seitz
hole gauge. One piece with multiple stepped surfaces on each end.
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.
Used Swiss #3 general purpose tweezers for
watch repair - good points
Dumont Swiss #4 Stainless tweezer with fine
points for hairspring work and for picking up small parts.
Genuine Favorite SWISS #2 steel, this is the
most used general purpose tweezer for watch repair
image for good picture
Quality Peer Swiss made stainless
tweezers #6 very sharp points good for hairspring work, looks like new
Screw slot file - fix
those screw slots!! Typical pic.
SWISS Screw head file, used, average condition may
have a "nick" 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 job).
same style as
Very heavy Swiss #8 tweezers
for heavy work
Used 3C General purpose tweezers
tweezers, steel used
Dumont 3C - stainless rustless/nonmagnetic
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 etc
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.
Movement 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 from 18
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 tight.
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.
Presto pocket and wrist hand remover, just got a couple more in stock!
This is a good used hand remover,
vintage. Presto #1 or #2. Works great for both wrist watches
and pocket watches.
Florida pithwood is good for
cleaning out pinions, holding parts, movements, etc.
Assorted NEW - 6
pieces, mostly larger diameter
round nose pliers
USA made vintage round nose pliers useful for
bending inner coils of mainsprings for watches, and clocks
box not included
Genuine 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
V-slot pivot gage
Vintage v-slot graduated pivot gage for quickly
measuring the pivots of balance staffs etc in hundredths of a mm
(from 6/100 to 29/100).
watch and clock hand puller
Genuine vintage K&D pocket watch hand
puller, works well, and will also pull off small CLOCK hands.
Canon 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 & pocket watches
watch staff 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 1.25
- two punches shown, Only ONE comes with the remover. By K&D, no
staff 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! IN ORIGINAL BOX
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
and missing some of the white posts Ð incomplete USA shipping only.
T1.66 SOLD OUT
HR kit #52-970 Used Yellowish and white
waxy-type 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.
Watchmaker's anvil. May be
used for staking. We have several types, some have the holes in a
circle instead of rows.
T1.68A $12.95 reduced
This vintage anvil has a
v-shaped cut-out that can be used for many operations. Also, staking
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.
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 or inserting.
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
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 punch
Vintage Watch hand broaching tool, not
cheaper new variety. works great for pocket watch hands.
Same 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.
Available again. Good 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!!!
each winder is like one at left
Good 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 one!!
Vintage LG mainspring winder for wrist watches.
T1.75 $29.95 reduced
Roller jewel and Metric thickness gage, small and accurate, pic
Metric thickness gage. Hard to find
K&D wrist mainspring winder
Larger K&D winder similar to above
K&D mainspring winders to
fit most wrist watch and small pocket watches with barrel diameters from 8
to 11 mm
K&D small size mainspring winder,123B sizes
K&D 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.
Four arm sleeve wrench for small pocket watches
and some early wrist watches.
Typical, color can vary!
Set 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 -
Bow Opening pliers, used to remove bows from
Used Bergeon blower no 30540 - A good blower
is a must to remove dust and list from a watch movement!! This one works
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
T1.80A Vigor crystal lift OUT OF STOCK
Used, good condition. One of the best
crystal inserter and puller for round watch crystals.
T1.80AA Vigor lilliput xtal lift SOLD
used, 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
3C steel used
Dumont used steel tweezers #7
style (pic shows stype)
Dumont #7used, steel
Similar to above
Vintage pocket watch hand remover by K&D.
This puller will also pull off small clock hands. It is tough!
Use when others fail!
T1.84 Reduced $49.95
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 oils.
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!
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, gasket,
Case back "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
T1.86BB $15.95 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)
T1.86C sold out
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!!!
Rodico, one stick
Another useful clay to remove fingerprints,
hold parts, remove lint, etc. This material is not as sticky as the
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
Bulova tool to push mainsprings into barrel.
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
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 it!!
T1.95 A $24.95
Good vintage ring stretcher.
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 PUNCHES
Scarce set of K&D 2,3,4 punches for
removing cylinder plugs, good punches, not broken - use in your K&D staking
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
pic coming soon
ww type lathe
8 mm face plate with centering plunger for
holding miscellaneous watch plates etc. Has three grips to hold
plates. Good condition.
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.
available, not all alike but similar
Small vintage burnisher used to polish small
pivots on staffs and small gears
TWO Old 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
tip graver, tip can be resharpened many times
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
Same as above, except 7 jewel chucks in wood
Same as above except 6 jewel chucks in wood
L5 SOLD OUT
pocket watch crown chucks, use to hold pocket
watch crowns in lathe to enlarge hole in crown so it will fit properly over
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
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,
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
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
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 long