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Repair Revue calibre T56

A client has sent in a super cool Revue diver calibre T56. It’s not running properly and making a horrible sound when winding manually.

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Helvetia dedicated website.

Helvetia is one of my favourite under the radar ‘in-house manufacture brands’! For a long time it was difficult to find any real information about this interesting brand, but now Carl has set up an amazing website dedicated to Helvetia. … Continue reading

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Service/repair Breil Manta calibre: Valjoux 7750

A client has sent in a watch that he unintentionally dropped from the 11th floor in 1986. There was an attempt by a watchmaker to fix it, but it would only run with chronograph engaged. It ended up in a … Continue reading

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Serice: GUB (Glashütter Uhrenbetriebe) calibre 66-22

A client has sent in his lovely little east German GUB for a service. It’s running well, but the jewels are dry and could do with a routine service.

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Service: Longines calibre 340

A good customer has sent in his vintage Longines calibre 340. It’s not running very well and the rotor is loose. I have been a little reluctant doing these as parts are few and far between, so I do it … Continue reading

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Longines case back enamel repair.

Longines had several models featuring a golden medallion with enamel inlay. It’s a very common defect to find the enamel has disintegrated from the medalion. The case back on the photo belongs to a Flagship featuring a ship with a … Continue reading

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Service: Breitling Navitimer 806 calibre 178

A good client has sent in his lovely 1959 Navitimer. It’s not keeping good time and needs a service.

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