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The pronounced material at 6.oclock of the case is the construction for the case back hinge system.
Outer case back open
All covers open
2 piece enamel dial
The ornate hands
The captive barrel
Geneva stop work
Setting pinions and minute wheel
Ratchet wheel and upper crown wheel
Escape wheel, anchor and anchor (or pallet) cock
Sliding pinion (left) and winding pinion (right)
Mainplate with centre wheel and 3rd wheel in place
Barrel bridge with click and click spring
The small elliptical jewel in the centre of the image fixed to the polished steel circular plate is where the escapement lever (anchor) impulses the balance for it to oscillate.
Each bridge has '1' stamped on the underside of the bridge to assure that when they were originally assembled they would not be mixed with other movements being made. Each calibre made despite being the same in design was not interchangeable in component. The components were made and adjusted individually for each watch.