Mainspring

We cater for a huge variety of different watches in our workshop – from modern watches through to vintage pieces upwards of 100 years old. While these watches may look very different, they share many things in common, including having a spring – the mainspring – as a source of power. In this blog post…

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Water Damaged Tag Heuer Restoration

Sometimes watches we work on undergo rather dramatic transformations. One instance where this tends to occur is when dealing with water damage. Water damage occurs when, as the name would suggest, water enters the watch. Sensitive watch movements do not get on well with any moisture – this is one of the reasons why it’s…

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Rolex Day-Date II Polishing

A recent job in the workshop involved cleaning and refinishing the case of a stunning Rolex Day-Date II. Rolex are arguably the biggest name in the world of watches, with numerous inventions, innovations and awards to their name. Their range of watches includes some truly iconic models including the Datejust, Submariner, Air King and Day-Date….

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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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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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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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Vintage Pocket Watch Restoration

A lot of the work we undertake involves bringing our customers very sentimental timepieces back to life. Today society is at times geared towards throw away and replace, we try to encourage something a little different. What we are offering is a specialist service to breath life back into lifeless timepieces, that have sometimes been…

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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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