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Monthly Archives: May 2012

When you have a flat tire, stop and change it.

“Why might I be writing about automobile problems?”, you ask. Well, its an analogy. We draw incredibly incorrect analogies between cars and watches all the time when it comes to service. We do it to prove a point, your watch needs to be serviced regularly even if the reasons are in fact quite different than [...]

The highest quality money can buy.

Today I was working on a nice vintage watch made by Invicta (similar to the one on the left). It is an automatic with date. The dial is proudly marked 41 Jewels. Now, with 41 jewels you expect this to be a really nice movement jeweled all the way to the barrel. Maybe the barrel [...]