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Re: C.M. Schwarz Tura

Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:31 pm
by daveslot
santelmann wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:49 pm
mastereddy69 wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:35 pm
Does anyone know what that little glass window is on the top left of the front of the machine?
Normaly is a small numbered disc (2 ,4,8,12,16,20), driven by some gears from payout unit, behind the window.
It shows the value of last profit.
In 99% the parts a missing. I knew only 2 machines that still have this item.
Think I have a version of this in a rather plain case but with a complete mech. Skills, vender, future play.

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Re: C.M. Schwarz Tura

Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:52 pm
by badpenny
mastereddy69 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:46 pm
And is it true that the mechanisms of a Tura were made by Mills or is that not true?
My understanding is that the prototypes were Mills mechs. The idea being that they did the project work. However why I think that I have no idea, I might have read it somewhere or I might just have simply made it up.


Re: C.M. Schwarz Tura

Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:44 am
by santelmann
It`s not easy to answer that question. I had some discussions with other collectors in the past.
I think Tura used Mills parts, as far they were available, and complete with own parts. Missing parts were produced in Germany.
There were different workshops in the Tura factory building:
Paintshop, joinery, electroplating, metal punch. A lot of work was done by external factories, all castings for example.

There were some German manufacturers who used Mills (and other) machines to build their „own“ product.
For example some stripes for the typical Mills reels: Tura (Schwarz) in paper, Coppel (F.Coppel) in sheet metal: