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There was a variety of materials used to manufacture antique watch cases. The most common was probably a silver alloy. Certainly, most of the cases in my collection are made…

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When it comes to antique watches, timekeeping is a very important factor. The watch might be extremely rare or beautiful, but if it doesn’t keep accurate time, it is basically…

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What is an ébauche? An ébauche is an unfinished movement and sold as such. In Switzerland, before 1850, an ébauche consisted of only the plate, bridges, fusee and the barrel.…

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Cyma and Tavannes have long been on my wish-list as manufacturers I wanted to add to my collection. As much as I enjoy collecting and wearing my antique watches, I…

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