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Helbros Invincible c.1970 wristwatch hairspring

Information on supplier of hairspring for Helbros Invincible wristwatch c.1970, 17 jewel movement marked R74 88b.

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  • twinlionsm Dec 17, 2008

    Thank you for that. Under the balance is a Swiss style cross in a shield and what appears to be P 756. This still means little to me. Any help as to the manufacturer ?

  • twinlionsm Dec 18, 2008

    Well!!! I am impressed. Many thanks for that

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Take a closer look at the movement, especially under the balance wheel (use an eyeglass). There should be movement code. By that you can find the real movement manufacturer and the hairspring or balance complete will be easier to trace.

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    Arturs Kalnins Dec 18, 2008

    So, here we are! You are looking for PESEUX 756 balance complete.

    Put on ebay request for that- it might turn up.

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    Arturs Kalnins Dec 18, 2008

    Peseux movements are not produced anymore and you have to wait til so called New Old Stock turns up.

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    Arturs Kalnins Dec 19, 2008

    I forgot to tell you one very important thing- go and shop around for watchmakers. Ask them if they can get (or even have) that particular balance.

    And one more: if you have that old, damaged hairsprig left- take it with you and ask if they can recoil and fix it.

    I'd do that, but unfortunately I'm too far (England).



    Best of luck.

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