Bergeon Movement Holder
Seiko 7019-7210 (1973)
Bergeon Movement Holder 4040 Bergeon is the name you can trust in watchmaking tools. This movement holder is widely used by watchmakers and hobbyists alike. It is important to have a good quality movement holder to avoid mishaps in clamping or the movement moving whist working on it. The Bergeon 4040 will fit movements from […]
Hello and thank you for finding my blog. This page is all about the restoration I carried out on this rather nice Seiko 7019-7210 from May of 1973. The watch had many surprises in store for me as I will explain as we go along this blog. I saw this one on eBay with no [...]
This is a most wonderful example of a Retro Seiko watch from the 70s. This one dates from August of 1977 so has plenty of history behind it. I found this one on eBay in France, It was not getting much attention in the bidding. It was listed as a non runner and only a [...]
Hello and thank you for reading my blog post on this watch. This is a lovely Longines 284 possibly from the 60s. I am not that familiar with this brand to be able to date it accurately. It is an absolute stunner of a watch and will sit very elegantly next to my Omega Seamaster [...]
Seiko 7009-8081 From 1976 Hello and welcome to this blog post on my Seiko 7009-8081. This watch was made in 1976 and is very retro in its colour choice for that dial. This cost me £25.00 on eBay it was running but very poorly. Also had all the usual dents and scratches that a 40+ [...]
Here we have a lovely Seiko 7019-5000 from the 70s. These are sometimes known as the baby Monaco due to its shape and the dial markers not looking to dissimilar to the Seiko Monaco chronographs that are considerably more expensive and desirable. This watch was sent to me to be serviced by a member of [...]
Seiko 0634-5019 (1976)
Here we have possibly my grail digital watch! a Seiko 0634-5019 from 1976. This watch was the worlds first digital Chronograph and was a hefty price back in 76. They came in 3 main configurations of which I now own all three (see Digital page). The 5019 version is the most prestigious of them all. [...]
What’s in the Box??
Trafalgar Talking Watch
So here we have my latest YouTube video . I took a chance on an iconic watch (for me anyway) that required allot of work.Question is was I succesfull Watch the video to find out.
Hello and thank you for reading my blog post. This post is all about the Trafalgar Talking watch that I bought recently for a princely sum of £14.00 . The watch was completely dead with clear evidence of battery leakage. The circuit board is quite large and made by Sharp which is a blast from [...]
Seiko 7019 -5110 Restoration
Fantastic Watch that put up a great fight! This Seiko model I have wanted for a long time so when I finally saw one come up for sale in a lot of 3 non running watches I just had to purchase it. They took 3 weeks to arrive and it was an apprehensive wait as […]