Google has restored my access again, and everything is back to normal.
I’m afraid Google has blocked our apps account due to some odd activity, and I haven’t re-gained access so far…
That means no email to @watchguy.co.uk for the time being. Call on +44 1453 808000 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On first sight, the watch is in amazing condition.
At least the broadband connection at home works, so I can write a little blog entry about this watch. Tintin from Thailand sent it in, and it’s probably the best UltraChron I’ve seen in this workshop. It’s in almost mint condition…
I love the 431 movement. Fast beating at 36,000 b.p.h, and built with the usual Longines quality. Great design, and I would wear this watch very happily indeed. Continue reading
Sorry, but our broadband connection has been suffering for weeks, and has now decided to completely cease to work.
BT says that we’re back up on 1/8/2014, and until then, we are on mobile broadband.
What on first sight looks like dial damage, is actually just a crack in the crystal that goes all the way around. Continue reading
This watch probably dates from the early 80s, as the dial is already in Chinese and English, and the movement is the 17 jewel Tongji. Continue reading
Bert sent in this Ebel Triple Date for a service and case replating. The bezel ring that holds the crystal isn’t gold plated at all, and probably comes from another watch. Continue reading