Tom sent in this great looking Longines Conquest. Super classical look, and I like the date at the top. Unfortunately, it is a bit ill and needs some TLC. It sometimes stops randomly, and doesn’t keep good time.
Well, that doesn’t look good and explains the trouble Tom is having with the watch. This is what I call “someone spitting on the timegrapher screen”. No wonder the watch is having problems.
Longines brands this movement as a calibre L633.5, but it’s an ETA 2824-2.
This is a high-quality movement, and a quite accurate one as well.
With the movement taken apart, we’re ready for the cleaning machine.
I’ve ordered an new mainspring and crystal, and can now start to put the movement back together.
The movement is coming back together, with the gear train already in place.
That is what I expect from an ETA2824-2. I will do a final adjustment before closing the case.
The bottom plate back together and ready for the dial.
The dial is in great shape.
I test if the watch is watertight, and the leak tester says yes.
What a beauty.