Backwind Gold Omega

We recently repaired this interesting gold Omega watch. As you can see from the picture, this timepiece does not have the conventional crown (winder) located in the 3 o’clock position. Hand setting and winding is instead done using a winder located on the reverse of the watch. Hence such timepieces are known as “backwinders”.The movement…

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The rise and rise of the pocket watch

We live in unprecedented times. AI, automation and a whole host of other globally significant advancements have changed the world in countless ways in the past two decades. The internet has transformed virtually every aspect of our lives. Mobile phones are a necessity and social media is hugely influential. We are witnessing the development of…

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Gold Trusted Service Feefo Award 2019

Award winning watch repair service. We are delighted to announce that for the 4th year running, we have been awarded the coveted 2019 Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award. This is achieved by providing consistently excellent customer service. So by looking at the great feedback we received via our Feefo reviews, we seem to be getting…

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Watch investment tips from a Master Watchmaker

Certain watches have real investment potential, so if you are passionate about your timepieces, a watch could be something you want to consider investing in. Just like certain vintage cars, there are notable examples of watches selling for incredible prices. In 2017 The Rolex Daytona ‘Paul Newman’ owned by Paul Newman himself sold for a…

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A beginner’s guide to pocket watches

Pocket watches have played an integral role in gentlemen’s fashion over the years, and since circa 2015 the trend for collecting antique and vintage watches and wearing them as a fashion accessory has continued to grow. We are of course delighted that the trend for pocket watches looks set to stay around as we are…

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The W.E. Clark secret to a happy customer

We are proud to offer a national postal watch repair service. This is a flourishing part of our business, with our Master Watchmaker very well versed in the repair of all timepieces. We are also dedicated to giving our customers the best possible service. Here is one happy customer’s experience with us. After filling in…

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A Tudor watch repair case study to delight

At W.E. Clark we love nothing more than to delight our customers with our exceptional watch repair service. We recently had the pleasure of refurbishing a vintage Tudor watch and bringing it back to full working order. It was a lengthy restoration, but our customer was absolutely delighted with the results. We were approached by…

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