Time Worn Watches Posts

Antique watches are becoming more and more popular with collectors worldwide. In earlier days, it was often considered desirable for antique watches to be restored and polished to look “like…

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I don’t mean any disrespect, but Zenith as a modern watch manufacturer has never had any real appeal for me. I know the El Primero chronograph is considered a modern…

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Unfortunately, it is inevitable that most enamel antique pocket watch dials will develop hairline cracks over time. Initially, these may be barely visible. However, these cracks expose a slightly rougher…

Guides Pocket watch Trench watch

I am constantly browsing and looking for antique watches to add to my collection. One of the terms I had seen frequently on my searches was that of “marriage watch”.…

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If you have an antique pocket watch, it is essential for peace of mind, to also own and use a pocket watch chain. It secures the watch and as an…

Guides Pocket watch

Switzerland is widely considered to be the centre of the horological universe. Certainly today, it is the source of the vast majority of luxury wristwatches. However, this certainly wasn’t always…

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Borgel Lever movement Trench watch

To a watchmaker, perhaps the most interesting part of a watch is the movement. However, to the owner, it will most certainly be the dial. The dial gives the watch…

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