Service: Longines Ultra-Chron. Calibre 341

P1130377The original owner of this Longines ultra-chron has sent it in to be repaired. He remembers getting it as a gift when he was 15 back in 1974! He has the choice of a Certina DS and this Longines. He was very into his model aircraft flying and the aviation fuel once leaked into the watch creating a very unique patina on the dial and hands. It’s not keeping time and needs a service. Continue reading

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Service: Rolex 14000 calibre 3000

P1140169A client has sent in his Rolex. It belonged to his father and means a lot to him. Two years ago it was serviced by a jeweller in Cardiff, but kept terrible time. Contacting them he got no willingness to inspect the problem. He dropped the watch and it has stopped. Continue reading

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Service: Lemania BBC issued 105/Calibre: 1281

P1100652This great looking watch has been handed down to the client from his father and needs a service. Continue reading

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Repair: Omega Seamaster hairspring trouble.

p1130569This Seamaster 565 has had the hairspring mangled pretty bad, I have a donor balance, but think I might as well try and repair the old mainspring if it’s possible. Continue reading

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Service Lemania CH27

p1130489This Lemania is very dirty and badly needs a service. This is a quick blogpost report as I’m missing a couple of photos;) Continue reading

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Service IWC 8531

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This lovely IWC is not preforming very well. It needs a service and some general fixing… 

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Service Citizen Seven Star calibre: 5270

P1100012Last year I have developed quite a fondness of 60’s Citizen watches! A customer has sent in his Seven star cal 5270 that needs a routine service. Continue reading

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May I wish you all a lovely festive season and a happy new year:)

A big thanks to all my great customers and the people that enjoy my blog.IMG_1808

Best regards,

Mitka

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Repair Revue calibre T56

P1120551A client has sent in a super cool Revue diver calibre T56. It’s not running properly and making a horrible sound when winding manually. Continue reading

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Helvetia dedicated website.

P1130230Helvetia 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.

I would say his website is a must for any enthusiast! http://www.helvetiahistory.co.uk

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