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Movement Review Alpina calibre: 592-598

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Review Universal Geneve 138 series

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Review Omega calibre 470-505

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Citizen watches now available.

Citizen watches now available in store!

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King seiko calibre 44 Review

Seiko developed a movement based on the Seikosa Daini 54A that did not bear any serial number for their 1961 luxury King Seiko. Later the movement got some tweaks and was named calibre 44 They also added added a date … Continue reading

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Zenith and Heuer now avalible in store!

About time right! Now Zenith and Heuer watches will be available in the store! 

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Universal Geneve calibre 262-263 Marc Favre 595 Alpina 595

Marc Favre introduced their calibre: 595 mostly to sell to  Universal Geneve who introduced it as their calibre 262 and 263 for centre seconds. When introduced it lacked shock protection, but Inca shock was soon added. Alpina also utilised the … Continue reading

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Rolex calibre: 1200 1210 1215 2020 2025 review

Rolex Cal 1200 was introduced in 1954 as Rolex’s basic sub seconds movement. The 1210 was modified to feature centre seconds, the 1215 had a date complication. Later in it’s lifespan the 1210 was upgraded to 21600 B/A and renamed … Continue reading

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Review Smiths calibre 12.15-27.SC

When Smiths entered the civilian watch market in 1947 they introduced their calibre 12.15 This was a sub seconds 15 jewel movement. The jeweller J.W. Benson had a special 12.16 version that featured 1 additional jewel. The final version (27.SC) … Continue reading

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Longines calibre: 12.68Z Review

Longines introduced the calibre 12.68Z in 1938. The basic sub second variant is found in Longines watches up until the calibre was phased out in 1959/60. The 27mm movement was ideal for modification and some variants where made. The modifications … Continue reading

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