Monthly Archives: March 2017

Service Alpina Calibre: 598

Another Alpina in need of a service, this time it is a calibre 598. The 598 is a modified version of 592 that features a central second hand. 

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Service Helvetia: calibre 800C

It’s no hidden fact that I’m a big fan of Helvetia and their in-house movements. I suspect this watch has spent the last 70 years in a drawer due to the mainspring breaking. As a result the watch is in … Continue reading

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Service: Junghans Meister/Calibre: 82

Unlike other brands Junghans used to put their name on everything from the cheap alarm clocks to the expensive chronometer grade watches. And the saying “you get what you pay for” is very relevant when it comes to Junghans, the … Continue reading

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Eterna Centenaire/Calibre 1429U

In 1956 Eterna celebrated 100 Years of watch manufacturing by making the Centenaire. This particular one has already seen more than 6 decades of use and needs a little love.

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Service Alpina/calibre: 586

Alpina has some very nice in-house movements and the calibre 586 is a good example of that. Straight forward engineering with excellent build, quality and good finishes. ¬†This watch has a solid stainless steel case and a very cool dial … Continue reading

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