Movado DayDate calibre 118

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Mary has a lovely old Movado DayDate from the mid 1940’s. Her late husband had the watch since it was new and followed him many years until it was replaced with a Rolex DateJust in the early 1970’s. Now it’s not running, the date is not changing and the oscillating weight does not sound right. I offered to do the job for free as she is a friend that made us feel welcome where we live now:) Continue reading

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Worlds most amazing contemporary clock.

It’s no exaggeration to say George De-Fossard’s unique Solar time clock is probably one of the most exiting clocks made this century! The clock features a unique complication that allows the adjustment of longitude and latitude. The attention to detail is breathtaking as every one of the over 750 hand-made components have a superb finish. This mechanical masterpiece is all contained within the exquisitely hand crafted case by Cornelia De-Fossard. Yes it’s a pice of art.

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Seiko Cronos 50M

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Seiko’s first swim-friendly watches were Cronos Seahorse in 1960. In 1962 the Cronos replaced seahorse with water 50 proof. This watch is in good condition, but can do with a service.  Continue reading

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Service: Omega Seamster calibre 268

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This lovely Seamster is running but the hour and minute hands are not moving. This is due to the cannon pinion being loose. Other than being very dirty, this watch looks very good!  Continue reading

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Service Junghans Power reserve calibre 80/12

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A client has sent in his Junghans power reserve watch. It looks to be in pretty good condition, but it’s not running. Parts for this watch will be close to impossible to source, so I hope it goes well!  Continue reading

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Service: Doxa Sea scrambler/Calibre ETA 2783

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A client sent in his Doxa for a little TLC. It’s not keeping very good time and the quick set is not working. Continue reading

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Alpina 582

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This Alpina is a true survivor. Most of these cases were melted as scrap gold, but this one has survived and is in amazing condition. It’s not keeping very good time and can do with a service. Continue reading

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