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…

Bloglovin

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This is a short post as it is putting my blog up onto Bloglovin. I follow bloglovin and get a daily digest of new posts from blogs I follow via email daily. It’s a great tool for staying current and being greeted with news you want every morning (Loving that…

The Amelia Earhart Sterling Silver Commemorative watch

Around June 2016 a “suggested story” scrolled past me on my Facebook feed, the story was one mans search for Amelia Earhart’s missing plane, not a wild goose chase, but a search driven by evidence unwittingly gathered by an army unit in Papua New Guinea during the Second World War. I could not attempt to…