Omega make beautiful movements and always have
JLC Jaeger LeCoultre Calibre 889/1 tear down images
A really interesting calibre to work on - beautiful in fact
Tear down – Certina 25-651 movement
The Certina movement 25-651 was a great movement with different versions between 1960-1975. For technical details please read ranfft http://www.ranfft.de/cgi-bin/bidfun-db.cgi?10&ranfft&0&2uswk&Certina_25_651
CWC watches stolen
CWC has had 300 Automatic RN Dive Watches stolen - serial numbers 1-300 ending /20 No other batches ending /20 have been made - please keep your eyes peeled and get in touch if you are offered one. Website link
Spending a few days with an Orion Hellcat – privileged
When I was the offered the chance to get my hands on an Orion Hellcat for a few days I jumped at the chance. I have known Nick Harris for a while and I respect him as a watchmaker and wanted to see how that translates to a model he has made. My first impression …
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The Direnzo DRZ03 Eclipse is launching February 12th 2020
I must admit after seeing the Eclipse online I chased the owner Sergio to be on the list of people to review one before the Kickstarter kicks off 12.02.2020 The reasons for chasing the early access was very simple, I loved the look of the grey black vintage eclipse, and I knew the watch would …
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Refurb and service of a Tag Heuer Monaco ETA 2895
This lovely Tag Heuer Monaco WW2112 running an ETA 2895 (Tag Calibre 6) came in for a service and refurb. First thing was to photograph it and see how it was currently running An amplitude of 286 is a very good starting point, the watch is healthy and should benefit from a service. The ETA …
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Introducing the Alcadus Opus 39 and the man behind it.
The Opus 39 by Alcadus is launching this week on Kickstarter and I was fortunate enough to get my hands on one for review. The watch is inspired by cockpit instruments and is available in 3 colours, white, black and grey. The one I received was the Argent White one. Available are : Jet Black …
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Hands on review – The Alf Norrsken Watch – coming soon to Kickstarter
The Alf Norrsken Watch grabs your attention straight away when you first see it, its square design and classic looking dial are contemporary looking with vintage flavours. The 40mm square Case with polished back wear very nicely on the wrist, not too big and not to small, but as a smart daily wear just about …
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Hands on the Arcturus LC-1 and it’s almost live on Kickstarter
It's so nice to be able to run this story after following the project from the early days - I featured Alexander and the LC-1 some time ago HERE When is it being released? Latest release date announcements [LAUNCH DATE ANNOUNCEMENT] The Arcturus LC-1 project was first revealed to the world early last year in …
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