Watch oils

In order for a watch movement to work properly it requires periodic cleaning and lubrication. This is due to the design of the mechanism – lubrication is needed on moving parts to reduce the friction which may lead to them wearing out. Even quartz watches still rely on oils and greases to operate as they…

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Omega Constellation Gold Bracelet Refurbishment

A recent job in the workshop involved cleaning and refinishing the bracelet from a stunning Omega Constellation watch. Omega are one of the most prominent watch companies in the world, with numerous inventions, innovations and awards to their name. Their iconic Speedmaster was the first watch worn on the moon and amongst other popular models…

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Common faults we find when servicing a watch

Here at WE Clark Watch Repairs we repair many different types and age of watch – from vintage pocket watches through to modern watches from brands such as Omega and Rolex. One of the most common repairs we’re asked to conduct is servicing. Servicing means giving a watch a thorough overhaul – completely disassembling and…

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Military Watch Restoration

We are skilled in the repair and restoration of a whole range of different types of watch – both modern and vintage. One group of watches we regularly work on are military watches. These watches tend to have some age to them, but alongside this there’s often a fascinating story behind each and every one….

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Our Workshop – Part 2

Continuing on from part one, in this blog post we’ll look at some more of the tools and equipment we use on a day-to-day basis. Watchmaking tools and equipment come in all different shapes and sizes to suit the huge variety of jobs a watchmaker’s workshop will undertake. Two types of tool we use in…

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Our Workshop – Part 1

Here at WE Clark Watch Repairs we have invested in various pieces of equipment, supplies and tools to ensure we are able to offer a comprehensive range of watch repairs. From full servicing through to battery replacement, we are able to help. In this blog post, which will run across multiple posts, you can find…

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Tag Heuer Repair

One of the brands we regularly see in our workshop is Tag Heuer. As a watch brand, Tag Heuer in its current iteration was established in 1985, though the Heuer company has existed since 1860. Watches are produced both with quartz and automatic movements in a variety of different models including the Aquaracer, Kirium, F1…

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Rolex 18ct Gold Day-Date Restoration

A recent job we had in the workshop involved restoring a rather tired 18ct Gold Rolex Day-Date Automatic watch. This watch had certainly lived a life – the bracelet was extremely worn and stretched, and the movement had not seen a watchmaker for many, many years. To tackle such a job we involved both our…

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