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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Feb 28 2017, 12:00

I have an old Lucerne mechanical watch that is dead as a Dodo but I have been thinking would I be able to purchase a quartz movement that would fit the case and dial (with or without out without dial dots ) if the answer is a possible yes what measurements would I need to take to start to find a movement

here is the watch

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Post by Iceblue on Tue Feb 28 2017, 14:22

At a guess as long as you can find a Quart movement that the dial fits it should go on ok , you would just need to make sure crown and stem will be ok and you may need a plastic space that sits around the movement
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Feb 28 2017, 14:49

Cheers Andy One part I can see being a problem is the tube the stem goes through that may need replacing . Still it could be interesting project


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Post by domecurb on Tue Feb 28 2017, 15:08

your best bet would be a NOS vintage swiss quartz, you then stand a bit of a chance, trouble is you may find a suitable movement but are then stuck for suitable hands as they will be a different size from mech to quartz, the stem and crown is the easy bit, look uo a ligne conversion chart, you can then measure the movement you have then see if you can find a quartz movement with the same measurements.....including depth which is important from the stem point of view, too low or too high and the crown wont function, i have some vintage quartz so if you can get the right measurements i will see what i have Milimeters will do.width and hight try and post a pic of the dial feet position on the movement too...either side
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Feb 28 2017, 15:20

Cheers Bruce I will take measurements and post on here with photos the dial does not have dial feet it was held into place with two screws you can just make out the holes at 26 mimutes and 56 minutes .


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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Feb 28 2017, 15:44

Better photo showing holes for screws
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Movement diameter is 27mm

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I took the movement apart ages ago this may make the movement thinner so have two measurements with and without plastic holder
Without 6.46mm

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With movement holder 7.96

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Post by domecurb on Tue Feb 28 2017, 15:57

i will see what i have Wink
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Feb 28 2017, 15:59

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I may have a look on Ebay as well what should I be searching for Swizz quartz 27mm dia movement ??


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Post by domecurb on Tue Feb 28 2017, 16:03

@SeikoJohn wrote:Quartz movement into Mechanical case  3377044411

I may have a look on Ebay as well what should I be searching for Swizz quartz 27mm dia movement ??
yes but you really need the measurement from the dial to the center of the stem hole in the movement, you could probabaly get away with half a mm either way
the other option is a cheap non day/date seiko or miyota, without the day/date discs you could stick it to the dial and use japanese hands......just a thought
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Feb 28 2017, 16:12

@domecurb wrote:
yes but you really need the measurement from the dial to the center of the stem hole in the movement, you could probabaly get away with half a mm either way
the other option is a cheap non day/date seiko or miyota, without the day/date discs you could stick it to the dial and use japanese hands......just a thought

measurement from the dial to the center of the stem hole .. could I not just measure the diameter of the hole in the centre of the dial then half it ??

I do like option 2 though using a cheap Seiko or Miyota movement and Jap hands
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Post by domecurb on Tue Feb 28 2017, 16:28

jap movement and hands are you esiest option, its a minefield other wise, you may get a swiss one that fits but the movement is too high or low then the hands dont fit...and on and on and on Shocked
actually got this little moveent i was about to through out, it came with the job lot i got this morning, popped a battery in and it runs well, seiko epson ........you can have the whole watch
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Feb 28 2017, 16:37

Cheers matey Yup I will give it a try .. no doubt numerous more questions will follow when I attempt to do this little project but at least it is keeping me busy and occupying the mind


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Post by domecurb on Tue Feb 28 2017, 16:43

@SeikoJohn wrote:Cheers matey Yup I will give it a try .. no doubt numerous more questions will follow when I attempt to do this little project but at least it is keeping me busy and occupying the mind
i will add some more hand sets to the lot i was already sending you Quartz movement into Mechanical case  3377044411
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