Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines

It's probably due to my mechanical engineering background, but every time I visit VC’s Shanghai Boutique: I always like looking at the old machines they have around the store that were actually used in the 1800s to manufacture the watches.

Over this past weekend, I finally decided to take some pictures of these machines:


Barrel Cutting:
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines

Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines

Boring (not meant to be "dull", but for some people - I can undersrand this equipment is not what one would call exciting, cheeky):
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines


Fusee Cutting:
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines



Jewel Cutting:
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines



Pointing:
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines



2 Small Face Lathes:
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines

Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines




Vertical Rose Engine Machine:
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines



Watchmaker's Bench:
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines




2 Wheel Tooth Cutting Machines:
Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines

Examples of 19th Century Watchmaking Machines

Please don't ask me exactly how these machines work, I'm just reading off the descriptions written on the plaques smiley
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