Watches, Music, and a Little History A musical mechanical watch is an extremely complex device. Musical clocks and watches have been popularised in pop culture, and are familiar in films, fairy tales, and literary works. However, if you set out … Continue reading “Bueche-Girod Mechanical Musical Timepieces” →
This is a nicely sized mechanism for wearing on the wrist, with a particularly unusual repeater function. Due to the complexity and originality of the module design, at first it wasn’t entirely clear what kind of function it was, although … Continue reading “Sonnerie Half-Hour and Hour Repeater Watch” →
Type: Pocket watch Case: Open type, silver, 58 mm Movement: Cylinder escapement, quarter strike “Petite Sonnerie”, independent quarter repeater Country of Origin: France-Switzerland Production Year: 1810 – 1820 Signed: No name A very complex movement with two very serious complications … Continue reading “Petite Sonnerie Quarter Strike Watch” →
Repeater function striking hours, quarter-hours and minutes with two hammers on two gongs. Spectacular complicated movement view through caseback crystal. New made case, diameter 49 mm.
PRICE (£): 2450
Vintage LeCoultre & Co ‘Calibre 50’ minute repeater split seconds chronograph perpetual calendar enamel dial moonphase movement for custom watch commission project.
PRICE (£): upon request
‘St. Andrews’ Piece Unique Custom Made Repeater & Jumping Second, Golf Scene Enamel Dial This big gold ‘St. Andrews’ bespoke watch was made upon the customer’s request as a tribute to his favourite UK golf course ‘The Old Course St. Andrews … Continue reading “‘St. Andrews’ Gold Bespoke Watch with Repeater and Dead-Beat Seconds” →
Alternative Casing for a Complicated Audemars Piguet Timepiece Here we will take a look at a very complex Audemars Piguet watch – the minute repeater model. This watch is incredibly clever. But why, in particular, is this watch so special? … Continue reading “Audemars Piguet Minute Repeater Tourbillon – manufacturing a new watch case” →
Custom-Made Gold Watch with Minute Repeater Function This project was completed back in 2012. We crafted a gold watch based on the minute repeater movement made by the famous Swiss Touchon & Co company. The case we created is 44 … Continue reading “Touchon & Co, Rose Gold & Enamel Minute Repeater, ~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 … Continue reading “Le Phare Moonphase Calendar Quarter Repeater, 49 mm, circa 1890’s” →
Note: This movement is for custom watch project only. Status: SOLD. Please communicate via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for preview and order. Details original signed enamel dial high-grade repeating movement based on LeCoultre & Co ebauche (blanc) perfect preserved condition