Recently this Seiko can across my bench, it was sent in the from the Netherlands and wasn’t in working condition and looks to have taken in water at some point. Having looking at the watch it seems that either all the gaskets have diminished or the watch was put back without them! A new […]
Bought this watch a while back to complement my newer edition of this watch , it was delivered in a bad way and needed some work to get it ready to go into my collection. The watch houses a vintage Poljot 3133 23 Jewel Chronograph. This movement is very similar to the swiss 7734 chronograph. This […]
I stumbled across this watch in a lot with some other watches. The watch has a place in history and after discovering this i decided that i would attempt to bring it back to life again. The watch was in a bad way , after popping a battery in it was apparent that the chronograph […]
Been away for a while working on other projects, however i did finally get back to the bench and work on this watch. It has been in my projects box for a while and needed some help. Im a sucker for old chronographs even though this isn’t really one, it still is something that iv’e […]
I purchased this chronograph a while ago, i really liked the look of it and thought it would be wonderful to get working again and added to my collection. The watch wasnt working and came with its faults, the watch came with no strap glass and on opening looked like it was missing parts.. I […]
I’ve always been fascinated with vintage chronographs and I remember how i was taken back when i first saw one. I was able to pick up a Chronograph Suisse in a non working state and have ago at getting it going again. The movement is a a 17 jewel, manual wind Landeron 48, and this […]
This has been my most complex watch i have endeavored to repair and service so far. Since i still am only in the early stages of watch repair i thought it would be a good idea to start on a basic chronograph to get a feel for it. Having almost complete De Carle’s wonderful complicated […]
Great video showing a summary of the skilled requirements to restore a timepiece to its former glory.