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” →
Rare & very fine pocket watch made by a small Geneva enamelers workshop Max Mayer. The power of NoName The watch is non-branded. The only signature we could find is “S.J.G” hallmark inside the case back cover. Why not to … Continue reading “Rare Max Mayer Geneve gold & enamel pocket watch, 1900’s” →
Vintage tounneau-shaped ULYSSE NARDIN in 14K solid gold case. Original unpolished case, unrestored dial. Signed movement and dial, hallmarked gold case.
The combination of yellow gold and honey-yellow dial looks just gorgeous. Note condition of dial, hands, and original vintage mineral domed crystal.
PRICE (£): 1250
True rare and collectible pocket PATEK PHILIPPE watch with the rarest ‘A-Tact’ feature and a title ‘Count N.N.Wittgenstein’, comes with an original golden chain and the official certificate from the Patek Philippe museum.
PRICE (€): 33000
A charming story for true pocket watch collectors. This watch is special and unique because of its age and quality. The watch was made in 1903 by Patek Phillipe Geneve manufacture and is in an excellent condition for its 114-years age. … Continue reading “Patek Philippe and the Chamber of Secrets” →
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” →
Very rare pendant watch made in Switzerland circa 1850’s. Being a sacred symbol in Ancient Egypt, “Scarab amulet” artifacts became quite popular in age of manifold Egypt expeditions. These “Beetle” watches were spectacular ladies gadget pending on a longer gold chain. Solid gold hand-made case with finely … Continue reading ““Scarab Beetle” gold pendant watch restoration, ca 1850’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” →