Category Archives: original parts

New German Manufacture Chronograph With Central Minute Counter

Last month saw the simultaneous release by two competing German brands of a new chronograph calibre with central minute hand. This particular display replicates a function of the legendary and sadly discontinued Lemania 5100: namingly, a central minute counter allowing a more natural reading of measured time than the ubiquitous 30 minutes subdial commonly found […]

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New custom Dwatch dial

OceanicTime is currently giving away Dwatch discount vouchers. Within a year, Oceanictime  editor TLex singlehandedly became a reference  in the niche market of professional and saturation diving watches; and this voucher is a result of the many contacts TLex now has with the industry. Through this special offer, Dwatch is promoting their new Numeric dial with fat Arabic numerals (I suggest to call it “jumbo“), which is either available on […]

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introducing: is specialized in aftermarket parts for brands like Breitling, Omega, Panerai, Rolex, Tudor and ETA movements. It can be a good starting point to source parts for doing a custom job on a watch.

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introducing: the BaliHa’i Project

The BaliHa’i is a “comic strip” diving watch concept… well, maybe the founder’s own words will explain it better: Perhaps the most unique single attribute of the BaliHa’i is its caseback design.   So far as we know, this is the first watch to rely on the services of a professional illustrator and comic book artist, […]

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introducing: Maurice Duplain

Maurice Duplain has a stock of components and movements for assembling your very own Swiss watch. You can either choose from one of his already assembled watches, or choose your own components and have them assembled or doing the job yourself if you’ve got the skills.  

Posted in aftermarket hands, aftermarket parts, assembler, ETA 2824-2, ETA 2836, ETA 2892-A2, ETA 2893-2, made-to-order, original parts, stock design, straps, Valjoux 7750, Valjoux 7751 | Leave a comment