Service Revue Centenaire calibre 81

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I always enjoy seeing a nice Revue calibre 81. This watch was partly dismantled, but I was confident we could get a good watch out of all the parts! 

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I start by removing the setting/winding mechanism. 

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The movement is in good condition. 

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Here you can see the gear train layout.

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Old mainspring in the barrel. It looks rather tired so I replace it with a new one after cleaning.

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All the parts cleaned and ready to be put back together. 

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I see that the balance moves freely after fitting the cap jewels.

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Everything looks much nicer after being cleaned;)

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Here I’m putting the winding/setting mechanism back in place.

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Movement back together and ticking. 

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Watch preforming very well.

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Very nice watch! Hard to believe it’s from 1953!

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