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” →
FEATURES: High grade movement from the most famous Swiss brand Hy Moser & Cie Original signed enamel dial with thin long numerals and finest original hands Early 1880-1890’s calibre with ‘wolf teeth’ wheels and Moser hallmark on the mainplate Nowadays … Continue reading “Hy Moser & Cie ‘Wolf teeth’ watch 49mm 1880-1890’s” →
FEATURES: Native Zenith calibre chronograph 18 jewels movement Serial number corresponds to 1919 year of production Excellent enamel dial with multi-coloured tachymeter scale Original hands: blue steel for chrono, purple-steel for time indications Fully working condition CASE type, size: custom … Continue reading “384. ZENITH Tachymeter Chronograph, 1919” →
‘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” →
Rare alarm function with hammer and gong; alarm subdial set by button on crown.
Dual barrel tandem wind high-grade movement with Geneva stripes.
Military style refinished original dial, non-radium harmless luminous numerals and hands.
PRICE (£): 990
Original Vacheron & Constantin movement arrived without case. Signed enamel dial is original unrestored. “Lepine” type open-face movement has the winding crown in position of “12” digit. So it does need unusual wrist-type case to house the movement correctly. We machined new case … Continue reading “254. Vacheron & Constantin No 405636, 1930” →
Historical quality movement from famous Swiss manufacture Valjoux;
Original unrestored enamel dial with rare polychrome tachymeter scales;
PRICE (£): 950
“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” →
Re-purposed vintage Vacheron & Constantin Geneve movement from 1900’s years. Original condition including signed enamel dial and “Fleur-de-Lys” blued steel hands. We have machined new stainless steel case for this movement. The case style known as “antique”, it resembles earliest wristwatch examples back from 1900-1910’s. … Continue reading “056. Vacheron & Constantin No 255115, Geneve, 1900” →
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” →