Balance Staff and Cylinder Repair
Both of the pivots on the balance staff are
broken, and the cylinder is partially bent out of
place (see Fig. 1). First the cylinder is carfully
bent back into shape, then the staff assembly is
press out of the balance wheel (see Fig. 2 and 3).
|Cylinder Escapement Pocket Watch Restoration
| The staff is now separated from the wheel
(Fig. 4), and plug end pivots are pressed out of
the cylinder using a special stake, and now can
be measured for patterns to turn new pivots (see
Fig. 5 and 6).