The watch came in and immediately it looks like it had taken in some moisture along with some sort of tinkering from a previous repairer. Face value the watch was not working and required some new parts. The rotor had also been replaced with a generic one (possibly damaged by water) this automatic movement is a […]
Here we have a lovely vintage JLC Powermatic, as i understand it the Powermatics were one of the first “Bumper ” movements (automatic’s) with a power reserve. The bumper movement was a early attempt of automatic winding, however the rotor did not rotate a full 360 degrees but a smaller amount with the help of […]
As i have been busy with work, i haven’t had a chance to post any new updates on the site. Watch this space!