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An Enduring Legacy of Innovative Design, Reliability, Presige and Value. Lemania part 1.

Tempus fugit, amor manet…  “Time flees, but love endures,” or so goes the ancient Latin proverb. Although perhaps not a universal truth, it seems an apt expression for the enduring place Lemania holds in many collector’s hearts. By:  Scott Burton*

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Service J. Auricoste Type 20. Lemania calibre 2040 fly back.

Here is a cool beast! J.Auricoste Type 20. Issued for the French air force in the early 1950’s. It features a Lemania calibre 2040! The crown keeps unwinding and the movement could do with a service.

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Service: Seiko Lord Matic 7190-5606

This Seiko is a true rival to any contemporary swiss watch! Time has showed it has a couple of weaknesses, but nothing that can’t be remedied. This example is in good cosmetic condition, but not running and will need a … Continue reading

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365 Watch Stories

A good client of mine is writing 365 watch related mini stories. I find them quite entertaining and maybe you will to! Check it out by Clicking on this link to his site. 

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Serivce: Lemania Ref: 204 calibre: 3050

Not many of these around! This watch was presented to the first price winners at the: Tir Federal (Swiss national shooting contest) in 1954! It’s in excellent condition, but needs a service.

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Service King Seiko 45-7001

A good customer has sent in his King Seiko for a routine service and crystal change. This model features the legendary calibre 45!  

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Service: Angelus desk clock. Calibre: SF190

And now for something completely different. A customer has sent me his Angelus 8 day clock. It’s not keeping time and needs a service. I usually do not work on clocks, but how could I refuse this beauty.

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Service: Seiko Skyliner calibre: 402

I found this Skyliner in Japan and it needs a little work. It features calibre: 402. It is ticking, but not keeping time. The case will be sent to Canada for restoration.

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Service: Moeris Excellence. 13″ movement.

A customer has sent in his Moeris cal 13″ I have never seen this watch before. It’s only got 13 hours power reserve and needs a service.

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Service: Lagonda chronometer calibre AS1900/1

I thought it would be fun to see if this old chronometer rated Lagonda still could keep cosc time after a service;)

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