Restorations

Watches for Sale

Watch Valuations

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    1968 Rolex Cosmograph

    Project Notes

    The Rolex Cosomograph; one of the most collectible sports Rolex on the vintage market

    All watches have weaknesses in the design which vary in severity and frequency. In the case of the Daytona one of the most frequent fault we see at here at SHWR is the where the tube in the main plate of the watch where the winding stem enters wears and becomes ovoid.

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    Pinion Pocket Watch

    Project Notes

    Here we have a pocket watch with a broken centre wheel arbour. This is a very common point of wear in larger watches and is caused by the pressure exerted when changing the time. The safest way to repair this fault is to make a new one from scratch.

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    Cartier Wristwatch

    Project Notes

    One of the many problems with early Cartier movements are their setting mechanisms. In this example you can clearly see parts are missing and broken. Unfortunately somebody made a poor attempt trying repair this!

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    Patek Philippe Pocket Watch

    Project Notes

    Another service we provide is engine turning. As you can see from this Patek philippe pocket watch, most of the engine turning is worn away.

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    Erotic Case

    Project Notes

    A fine Antique automation pocket watch with erotic scene. This piece required restoration and hand made parts.

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    Rolex Prince

    Project Notes

    One of the many problems in watchmaking is rust, as you can see with this Rolex prince movement. There are also missing and incorrect parts.

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