A new sophisticated Brellum Duobox arrives as Autumn approaches

There are so many watches available on the market these days, watches to suit your mood, or watches to suit your style. Then there are the watches that are made to be pieces of excellence to reflect the beauty of time keeping, the Brellum is of course the later, but fits the first also. Since…

A custom special order watch for a customer

This order was a special order for a customer that contacted me looking for a unique watch. We spent a week or so designing the dial between us back and forth through email and messenger. Once the design was finalised the design file for the dial went off for manufacture. The factory did an excellent…

The Astrohelm from Advisor watches has a few days left on kickstarter

The Astrohelm is a watch that is a tribute to the heritage of watches in a couple of ways. Firstly the California Dial (Cali) has been around since the 1930’s, secondly the case design style sits firmly in the same time frame between 1936 – 1940 with the Italian designed Radomir 1940

Chronograph repair on a Valjoux 7734

Watch repair is an interesting life, more often that not it is like the repair of anything mechanical, there is normally a symptom to be addressed, but we also need to find the cause. This watch was presenting itself with an interesting and annoying issue that it was breaking the screws that were securing the…

A custom made DHodge dive watch for a private customer #MPBSP50

Most jobs I love when it comes to my time with watches / time pieces, but custom made projects are a bit special. This job was was a real challenge as it saw a few interesting challenges, and it was an opportunity to design a custom made dial from scratch and then have it produced….

Klynt are back on kickstarter – this time they funded in 2 days

Back in February I posted about Klynt watches being on kickstarter, at that time they did not hit their funding goal, but Bruno reached out to me this week to tell me that they were back on Kicsktarter with our collection Elegance Contemporaine, and this time the objective was reached in the first 48hours.  …

Ikepod repair – a beautiful job

I posted recently that I had two Ikepods in for repair, this is an update after the first one is on its way back to its fortunate owner. It was obvious from the beginning that there were issues, a peek inside the rear viewing window showed that the oscillating weight would not spin. So the…