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Service: Alpina calibre 592

A very good client wanted to buy this spectacular Alpina from my project box. All it needs is a service.

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Service: 1959 Cadillac clock and repair 1963 Studebaker clock.

Today I thought I would do something different so I started on my friend’s 1959 Cadillac clock and a Studebaker clock. These clocks are driven by a spring that is wound via an electromagnetic coil. When testing the Cadillac clock … Continue reading

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Service: Ebel Chronograph calibe Lemania cal CH27

A client has sent in this Ebel chronograph. It’s not running and someone has cleaned the dial without applying varnish.

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Service Cyma calibre 414

At one point in the 1930’s Cyma decided to upscale in the quality of their movements. They used an in-house shock protection system called the Cyma-Flex and most were beautifully decorated. This watch is in dirty, but good condition and … Continue reading

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Saving a family piece. Repair Marpo calibre AS:1130

A client has sent a watch that belonged to his father-in-law. Economically it makes no sense to repair, but sentimentally it’s worth more than a Rolex. It’s not running as the balance staff is broken and the case has been … Continue reading

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Service: Lemania 105 Calibre 1276

This is a genuine triple crown chronograph! Someone decided that two crowns would make nicer pushers.. Watch is not running and needs some love.

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Service: Lemania calibre 3615

This Lemania calibre 3615 is not running and in need of a good service. These are very unusual and I have wanted to work on one for quite some time. 

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