384. ZENITH Tachymeter Chronograph, 1919

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”

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 … Continue reading “F.L.Loebner Berlin/Reich Chronograph Minerva cal.10, 46mm, 1930s”

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 … Continue reading “ZENITH Chronograph – watch dial restoration”

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”