I’ve got a new camera for my microscope, and I thought I’d put it to good use. Here is a video of me fitting the shock spring of a Seiko movement.
This is the iconic Seiko “Turtle”, THE classic Seiko diver. Although Seiko obviously designed this as a dive watch, it was also a great choice for a soldier in combat. It was immortalised in the film Apocalypse Now, where it … Continue reading
I have a soft spot for transistorized electronic watches so I could not resist this super cool Seiko EL 370. The watch is running but the date does not change as it should.
What do you look for in a chronograph watch? For me, size is a big issue, as I have a tiny wrist. On top of that, I like a date on my watch, and of course an hour recorder. Also, … Continue reading
This watch belongs to Jean-Pierre’s father, and he wants to restore it for him as a surprise. Have a look at the rust on the hands. A tell-tale sign that there was water ingress, and that there will be more … Continue reading
This is my last post before going on holidays for the week, and Mitka has started on his first customer watch as well, which he will finish for me to check over when I get back. After 4 1/2 months, … Continue reading
This is a guest post by John – you can visit his web site at http://tentotwo.nl Today I started servicing an epic 6105-8110. The owner wanted a new crystal,dial, bezelinsert and hands. I could convince him to keep it original, … Continue reading
In November I got this watch. There was a challenge ! In this post you will see al the steps I took to make it wareable again
Christian sent in this Seiko Bellmatic for a case polish and service. This is an alarm watch with day and date display, so a fairly complex beast. The movement itself can’t be wound with the crown, but only the alarm. … Continue reading
Amongst Seiko lovers, this watch is the pinnacle of desirable watches. This is a proper diver’s watch, worn by professional divers, and it has a 36,000 bph high-speed movement. And, miracle of all miracles, it’s a Seiko and you can … Continue reading