Panos has bought this beautiful Citizen from me. Back in 1963 it was the thinnest sweep second hand watch in the world being only 2.7mm thick! The watch has a broken setting lever spring and is not running like it … Continue reading
This Oris came over from the US, and Van sent it in. The power reserve hand turns freely, so there doesn’t seem to be any connection.
This Sorry looking Junghans Is fully wound, not running and in need of some cosmetic attention.
Matthew sent in his grandfather’s watch to see what we could do with it…
This Nivada came all the way from Oregon for a service and case replating. What on first sight looks like dial damage, is actually just a crack in the crystal that goes all the way around.
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.
In my book, the Breitling Top Time is one of the chronograph watches that I would happily wear. Two reasons for that – it’s relatively small, and I have a tiny wrist, and it’s non-fussy, simple, and elegant looking. Charles, … Continue reading
Not something you will see every day, and as it’s a rare Junghans, it belongs of course to Torsten. The watch has a great looking black dial, red second hand, and, above all, a power reserve indicator at 6 o’clock.
This Contesa which Joe from Ireland has inherited from his father is ready for a service and will get the case replated. Unfortunately, Christian took the watch apart to send the case off for replating, and didn’t take a photo, … Continue reading
Celeste from Hong Kong sent in her grandfather’s Jardur chronograph. On first sight, this doesn’t look too promising… Even without opening the watch, it looks like the poor thing has seen some rough treatment over the years.