Service Citizen Seven Star calibre: 5270

P1100012Last year I have developed quite a fondness of 60’s Citizen watches! A customer has sent in his Seven star cal 5270 that needs a routine service. Continue reading

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May I wish you all a lovely festive season and a happy new year:)

A big thanks to all my great customers and the people that enjoy my blog.IMG_1808

Best regards,

Mitka

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Repair Revue calibre T56

P1120551A client has sent in a super cool Revue diver calibre T56. It’s not running properly and making a horrible sound when winding manually. Continue reading

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Helvetia dedicated website.

P1130230Helvetia is one of my favourite under the radar ‘in-house manufacture brands’! For a long time it was difficult to find any real information about this interesting brand, but now Carl has set up an amazing website dedicated to Helvetia.

I would say his website is a must for any enthusiast! http://www.helvetiahistory.co.uk

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Service/repair Breil Manta calibre: Valjoux 7750

P1120479A client has sent in a watch that he unintentionally dropped from the 11th floor in 1986. There was an attempt by a watchmaker to fix it, but it would only run with chronograph engaged. It ended up in a drawer for 30 years before it was rediscovered and sent to me. Continue reading

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Serice: GUB (Glashütter Uhrenbetriebe) calibre 66-22

P1120563A client has sent in his lovely little east German GUB for a service. It’s running well, but the jewels are dry and could do with a routine service. Continue reading

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Service: Longines calibre 340

P1120062A good customer has sent in his vintage Longines calibre 340. It’s not running very well and the rotor is loose. I have been a little reluctant doing these as parts are few and far between, so I do it on time and material with no guarantee of success. If everything is straight forward I will of course only charge normal service fee:)  Continue reading

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