A French watch on WahaWatches for a change. This Lip Dauphine came in a job lot and when I quickly examined it, it didn’t run at all. The balance and hairspring seemed fine, though. I couldn’t immediately find anything else wrong with it either. So, this will have to be a complete overhaul.

The movement is a Lip R016 or R16. A 10’5 ligne hand winder with 17 jewels, Incabloc, and a mobile stud holder. The frequency is 21.600 vph.

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