‘St. Andrews’ gold bespoke watch with repeater and dead-beat seconds

‘St. Andrews’ piece unique Custom made repeater & jumping second, golf scene enamel dial This big gold watch ‘St. Andrews’ bespoke watch was made upon the customer’s request as a tribute to his favorite UK golf field ‘The Old Course St. … Continue reading “‘St. Andrews’ gold bespoke watch with repeater and dead-beat seconds”

Audemars Piguet Minute Repeater Tourbillon – new watch case manufacturing

Alternative casing for complicated Audemars Piguet timepiece We will talk about a really complex Audemars Piguet Swiss watch, the minute repeater model. Why is this watch so clever? Because the tourbillon turns the oscillating system around its axis once in a … Continue reading “Audemars Piguet Minute Repeater Tourbillon – new watch case manufacturing”

Touchon & Co, rose gold & enamel minute repeater, ~1890’s

Custom made gold watch with minute repeater function The project completed back in 2012. We crafted gold watch based on minute repeater movement made by famous Swiss “Touchon & Co” company. The case we made is 44 mm in diameter, pretty comfortable … Continue reading “Touchon & Co, rose gold & enamel minute repeater, ~1890’s”

Le Phare Moonphase calendar quarter repeater, 49 mm, 1890’s

“Jumbo complicated” custom built watch case project based on repeating pocket watch movement from 1890’s. Original vintage pocket watch movement was placed in new machined wristwatch case. Initially 120+ years ago it was heavy big-sized gold pocket watch with most complicated movement made by Swiss company … Continue reading “Le Phare Moonphase calendar quarter repeater, 49 mm, 1890’s”

240. LE PHARE quarter repeater No 22455, Swiss ~1890

FEATURES: Repeater function striking hours and quarter-hours with two hammers on two gongs; Spectacular complicated movement view through caseback crystal. Historical & antiquarian notes LE PHARE (“Lighthouse” – fr.) was the first Swiss company made repeating movements with intenchangeable parts. Company … Continue reading “240. LE PHARE quarter repeater No 22455, Swiss ~1890”