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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We are open

As we are now approaching a year of Coronavirus restrictions in one form or another, it feels appropriate to make this next blog post about how we’ve remained open. We’ve continued to repair watches both modern and vintage, all thanks to our fantastic postal repairs service and our wonderful watch repairs team. As you may…

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Omega Automatic Seamaster Restoration

A recent restoration project for one of our clients involved fully servicing and repairing a vintage Omega Seamaster. Omega as a brand have a huge, interesting history, perhaps beyond the scope of this blog post. Suffice to say they are one of the most prominent watch companies in the world, with numerous inventions, innovations and…

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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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