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    Grandpas pocket watches

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    Would love some help getting more info on the pocket watches I found at my grandpas house after he passed. Especially the etuni one. Thanks

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    Welcome to Watchuseek. Cyma (aka Tacy, aka Tavannes) and Waltham were well known makers - the former Swiss, the latter American - but I can find nothing on Etuni Watch Co. Some pictures of the insides, especially of the movements, would help.

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    Thanks so much.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/os543pz1fk...mage.jpeg?dl=0

    I could only get two open, the etuni and the cyma one.




    Quote Originally Posted by Hartmut Richter View Post
    Welcome to Watchuseek. Cyma (aka Tacy, aka Tavannes) and Waltham were well known makers - the former Swiss, the latter American - but I can find nothing on Etuni Watch Co. Some pictures of the insides, especially of the movements, would help.

    Hartmut Richter

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    Re: Grandpas pocket watches

    The Cyma is a decent middle of the road Swiss movement, probably 17 or 18 lignes (it's a measurement, you can look it up and get an idea how it works) 15 jewels. The Waltham I can't tell you much about other than it appears to be a 12 size. It could have anywhere from 7 to 23 jewels although since it's in a cheaper case I'm betting on a low jewel count. You should be able to unscrew the back to expose the movement, just think of screwing the lid off of a jar and you'll figure it out. The Etuni is a cheaper pin-pallet escapement Swiss watch from probably the early part of the 1900's. I've never seen a movement quite like that one so I'm not going to be much help. I imagine somebody will be along who knows more about it.

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    Re: Grandpas pocket watches

    The Etuni may have a Roseba movement, larger cousin of this one:

    bidfun-db Archiv: Uhrwerke: Roseba 8B

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    The movement in the Cyma appears to be this one, or one of its derivatives:
    bidfun-db Archive: Watch Movements: Cyma 17'''18 open-face
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