Category: Vintage Watches

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Painstaking Art of Watchmaking

The painstaking art of watchmaking

From antique pocket watches to limited-edition luxury timepieces, watch the video to see how a small Swiss town became a centre for astounding craftsmanship and precision. I think with mechanical watchmaking, it’s more of an art,” says Michel Nydegger of luxury watchmaking company Greubel Forsey. “There is an interaction with your timepiece… it’s not just…
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Russian Watch Collectors

Cold War time: The mysterious world of Soviet watch collectors

Source: CNN With pseudonyms like the The Bastard, The Broker, The Astronaut and The Vampire, they’ve banded together deep inside the world of Soviet-era watch collecting. This cabal of watch aficionados spans the globe, albeit in cyberspace, bringing history to the wrists of thousands with timepieces dating back to the days of Stalin. Dashiell Oatman-Stanford…
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Restoring a rusted Breitling Watch

Repair of a Rusted Breitling Dress Watch

Vintage Breitling Dress watch but OMG the water damage! Look through the eyes of a watchmaker and share the passion of Kalle Slaap from team Chronoglide! Tutorial on the history of watchmaking by watchmaker Kalle Slaap from Chronoglide, Vintage Watch repair specialists near Amsterdam. @Chronoglide Watchmaking

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date

Restoration of a Vintage Watch This time I am restoring a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date.The reference number is 1500, it has a stop-second (movement stops when the time is set) and an instantaneous date circuit. Automatic Watch The Rolex 1570 caliber, an automatic movement with 26 jewels and a KIF Ultraflex shock protection. It beats…
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Vintage Watches AntonFoek

Within a reasonably short period of time and in close cooperation with Mr. Kalle Slaap,  watchmaker and designer of his own brand in Western Friesland, North Holland,  our readers may expect a series of articles about the horlogerie in Europe. Our cooperation extends to Switzerland and France. Anton JieSamFoek Amsterdam, May 3d 2021

Christmas Kiss Quiz

Christmas Kiss Quiz

Seu Belo Watchmaker in Flamengo

Seu Belo, Watchmaker in Flamengo

Rio de Janeiro, Monday, January 25, 2021 – Somewhere in Flamengo, within walking distance of the beach, you’ll find the Largo do Machado, a square with majestic royal palm trees and the church that dominates the cityscape.  Where retired men play dominoes. Where flower and plant stalls dominate  on the markets. And on Saturdays the bookstores.…
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The Vintage Watch

For the Happy Few Amsterdam, January 2021 – Telling stories: that’s what vintage watches do.Of course: anyone can easily buy a new watch in all types and brands, and batteries on-line or in a real shop.  But a vintage watch is unique.  Perhaps worn by the judge who convicted crooks. Or by crooks themselves. Who…
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