Gallet Chronograph – Venus 150 Service

This watch not too long ago got here to us for a service and to interchange a cracked crystal. The Venus 150 was produced from the late Nineteen Thirties via to the 60s, and I think this Gallet instance in a clamshell case was made within the Nineteen Forties. When you’ve got a classic watch needing restore, you should definitely get in contact.

Venus 150 ComponentsAfter cleansing the motion parts laid out. Even a easy chronograph has many extra components than a time solely watch.The fundamental motion have to be first assembled, checked and examined to make sure it’s operating correctly earlier than the chronograph parts could be fitted. For that reason a chronograph watch has extra restore phases than an ordinary watch motion.The Venus 150 has a considerably distinctive prepare format. The scale of the third wheel dimension is so massive that it must be organized in an odd method with the intermediate wheel sitting on a type of shelf.Venus 150 Crown Wheel and Ratchet WheelOne other considerably distinctive characteristic of the Venus 150 is that a few of the chronograph parts are mounted to a further plate which is screwed to the barrel bridge. In most chronograph actions have the parts mounted on to the bridge.Venus 150 Chronograph ComponentsVenus 150 Chronograph ComponentsGallet Chronograph Case ComponentsA clamshell case was an early type of ‘waterproofing’. A grub screw in every lug pushes the caseback into the case entrance, making use of a clamping drive between the crystal and a flat rubber washer.Gallet Chronograph with Venus 150 Movement