Author Archives: mitka88
A client has sent in his Citizen Diver for a service. It’s not keeping time and looks fairly beaten up.
A customer has sent me his late grandfather’s Alprosa watch for repair, unfortunately the case back threads have corroded away and the case back is useless. I will see if we can find a donor case.
A customer has sent in his Patek Philippe calibre 30-300 PM for a service.
After a lot of positive feedback on my current site, I’m inspired to evolve this website into mitka.co.uk Mark II. This will be an independent blog site that focuses on the really cool/nerdy watch stuff and not just following the … Continue reading
Here is a great Art Deco Helvetia from the 30’s. It is not running and the case looks a little tatty. The movement however looks to be in very good condition.
A Client has sent in his Conquest calibre 291 for a service and case back enamel repair. He has also added 4 extra case backs to be repaired.
It’s well known fact the Omega Speed master was the official watch that went to the moon. But Lemania was the company that made the 321 for Omega and is almost identical to Lemania’s own chronograph movement, 2510, which is a later … Continue reading
A customer has sent in his lovely Revue sport that has stopped. It has the in-house calibre MSR X1 and I suspect a service will get it running again. I’m especially happy to work on this as when I was … Continue reading
I picked this Seiko 6139-6010 up from Japan. The Serial number shows it was made in March 1969 and that means this month it turned 50 years old. The earliest I have seen are from February 69. It’s one of … Continue reading
A costumer has sent in his lovely citizen calibre 8100. This is a real fly back automatic chronograph that citizen developed to fight Seiko’s 6139. It’s not resetting correctly and needs a service.