The 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
A 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
This great looking watch has been handed down to the client from his father and needs a service. Continue reading
This 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
This 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
This lovely IWC is not preforming very well. It needs a service and some general fixing…
Last 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
A big thanks to all my great customers and the people that enjoy my blog.
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. Continue reading
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.
I would say his website is a must for any enthusiast! http://www.helvetiahistory.co.uk