Category Archives: restoration

introducing: Walther Chronometerwerke, a stepstone into the world of hand-made watches for the aspiring collector

Keeping in mind that this watch is almost entirely built by hand by one of the world’s finest watchmakers leaved little doubt as to the great value for money it represents

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introducing: IWI Watches

English watchmaker Ian Walsh trained in Manchester before working with TAG Heuer. Base in Lancashire, UK, Mr. Walsh registered the British trademark IWI Watches in Summer 2006 and launched his first collection of IWI Watches in September 2007. Prior to IWI watches, Mr. Walsh has been supplying and repairing specialist timing equipment to the film […]

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introducing: Barrington Griffiths watch company

Mr. Mark Griffiths, founder of the Barrington Griffiths Watch co. kindly contacted me to announce the imminent launch of their first collection. Called the Modern Classic, it will be available from January 3rd 2011 in three choices of dials:  black, blue and orange.     Based in Calgary, Canada, the company runs a small workshop where they design and build the custom […]

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Got Mikl?

Located at Wollzeile 35 in Wien, Austria, Uhrmachermeister Mikl repairs most watches and mechanical devices. Run by master watchmaker Hans Mikl and his wife Eva, the workshop is capable of supplying most hard-to-find spare parts because they can custom-built it if needed. There are currently a second master watchmaker and a watchmaker helping in the workshop, and the merry team can […]

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introducing: Premium Watches Pforzheim

Established as a Civil Law Partnership between German craftsmen located in the city of Pforzheim, Premium Watches offers a range of services of high interest to watch collectors. The partners can do a thorough restoration of timepieces, they can built and decorate a timepiece upon request, and they also have a range of personnalized and private label […]

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