I took TG and David's advice and gave the movement a bath in Ronson Lighter Fluid. I placed the movement with dial/hands attached in a shallow dish and filled the dish up to the level of the edge of the dial with lighter fluid. I gently moved the movement around to get the fluid flowing through the movement components. I removed the movement from the fluid and laid it on a paper towel to drip dry. Then I used the squeeze bulb air blower to dry up the fluid still inside the movement. And, VOILA...It started running strongly when I wound the watch. Right now it has been 2 hours and 10 minutes and it's still running very steadily and strongly and within a couple of seconds of my radio/atomic clock in the wall. THANKS GUYS. I'm feeling Really Good about this watch project. I realize it'll take a day or two to know the degree of success but I'm way ahead of where I was.
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