chronograph

F.L.Loebner Berlin/Reich Chronograph Minerva cal.10, 46mm, 1930s

For complicated chrono watch fans and collectors, hard to find early military purpose MINERVA chronograph in very good condition. – branded by Third Reich official supplier – made by famous Minerva manufacture from Switzerland – collectible mono-pusher chronograph – rare original bigger size nickel case, original enamel dial – well-presented original vintage condition – recently …

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ZENITH Chronograph – watch dial restoration

Dial refinish is rather expensive part of restoration work. In most cases we can’t just “clean” the dial and need to reproduce all paint layers from metal plate up to fixing varnish. This dial arrived from customer in rough condition. Stain, wearing – the damage is permanent, corrosion inside the paint layer can’t be cleaned and must be fully re-painted. …

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Le Phare Moonphase Calendar Quarter Repeater, 49 mm, circa 1890’s

This project, for a complicated “jumbo” custom built watch case, based on a repeating pocket watch movement from the 1890’s, aimed to rehouse the original vintage pocket watch movement into a new machine-built wristwatch case. Originally, 120 or more years ago, this watch was a rather large and rather heavy gold pocket watch, with a …

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