Most people around me (at work, among my friends or relatives) don’t wear a watch, their phones have in-built time displays that do the same job. Some wear modern smart watches that have tremendous practical functionalities like; e-mail receivers, heart monitors etc. Others wear super robust sports watches, that can easily survive being dropping off a cliff and then thrown into the ocean. A few even have mega expensive brand watches, that show off their good taste (or lack of). To be honest wearing a vintage watch is not the best way of telling the time. Most quartz watches are 100 times more accurate, than even the most accurate mechanical watch. Most vintage watches have poor water and shock resistance compared to a Casio G-shock. As for showing off wealth (in most cases) a mid 60’s Omega Seamster in excellent original condition would cost you approximately £800-1200 compared to a new Seamster that starts at £3K. Vintage watches in daily use also require routine service intervals, that can turn expensive when non existent parts need replacing.
A client has sent in this unusual black dialled Eterna calibre 1448, It was found in the bottom of a tool box at a car boot sale! The dial is covered in oil and it’s not running. Continue reading
A client has sent in his Citizen Diver for a service. It’s not keeping time and looks fairly beaten up. Continue reading
A customer has sent me his late grandfather’s Alprosa watch for repair, unfortunately the case back threads have corroded away and the case back is useless. I will see if we can find a donor case. Continue reading
A customer has sent in his Patek Philippe calibre 30-300 PM for a service. Continue reading
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