Gold watch case design and manufacturing Yes, that was the begining of the watches’ revival which ended not so long ago. The recreation started from just a plan to position the movement in a newly-made gold case. The thing is, that because … Continue reading “Audemars Freres Petite Sonnerie Carillon gold case making” →
‘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” →
This project will show rather simple case production in classic “antique” design. We will reconstruct the traditional manual wristwatch case making process of early 1900’s. Old Swiss Movement A little noble movement to make a new watch. This one was produced in 1890’s by Ulysse Nardin manufacture based on LeCoultre … Continue reading “Ulysse Nardin gold watch case making” →
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” →
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” →
“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” →
This is a story about one vintage watch restoration. Three years ago, I was gratified to purchase a notable watch by the famous brand Hy Moser & Cie. It was a vintage pocket watch movement with enamel dial in non-original wrist-wearing case. … Continue reading “HY MOSER & CIE watch rebuilt – restoration project” →
Attention watchmakers who make new cases for old movements. Here you can buy blanks for do-it-yourself projects. Sterling solid silver case blanks are available for you.
Newly made unworn watch case, solid sterling silver (0.925).
No stem / set pin holes, you can drill it to fit your movement.
PRICE (£): 250