Verge Timepiece Restoration

In our workshop we see some pieces where you wish the watch could speak and tell its story. Take this wonderful verge pocket watch for example. It dates from 1799 – which means George III was King when this watch was produced! Left: Outer Pair Case & Timepiece Right: Timepiece Inside Pair Case When we…

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Triple Calendar Minute Repeater

We’re lucky to regularly see interesting antique pocket watches come in for restoration. One such example is this very fine 18ct Gold Full Hunter Triple Calendar Minute Repeater Chronograph. The craftsmanship which went into producing pieces like this really is exceptional. The skills to restore such watches have slowly been lost over the years, though…

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We are still open!

We want to update you all on our current status and to reassure you that we are still very much open and operational despite the recently announced second lockdown. Firsly – Please rest assured – all our watchmakers and watch repairs team take coronavirus safety measures seriously. That means everyone is adhering to the rules…

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Pressure Test

If you use your watch in or around water we recommend having it checked regularly for water resistance. Our suggestion is to have it checked every 12 months. It’s necessary to do this because water resistance is not a permanent characteristic of a watch. In order to be water resistant, watches use various different types…

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A week in the life of our workshop

We are all too aware of the challenges facing the world at this time. Our postal watch repair business, though, remains fully operational. This part of our business operates in such a way that there is no face-to-face requirement to meet with customers. This does not mean that our customers receive any less than they…

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On-site watch repair service

Due to the ongoing success of our watch repair service, we are delighted to announce that we have an on-site repair workshop at our Lewes showroom. Dan has been trained in watch repair and is currently undertaking further training with the BHI (British Horological Institute) to become further qualified. Dan at work in our Lewes…

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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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