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Among the premium manufactures of watchmaking’s golden age, Certina ranks as one of the most underappreciated and undervalued brands. Derived from the Latin certus (certain or reliable), Certina became synonymous with durability under the harshest conditions. Considered by some the equal of … Continue reading
If ever there was an appropriately named watch company, Eterna is just that! With the benefit of hindsight, it’s apparent the vast horological lineage descended from this single company bequeathed an eternal legacy to watchmaking. Eterna’s influence on both technological … Continue reading
A customer has sent in his beautiful Eterna-Matic Centinaire ’61’. It is in excellent condition, but loosing time and due a service.
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*
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.
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
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.
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.
A good customer has sent in his King Seiko for a routine service and crystal change. This model features the legendary calibre 45!
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.