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Monthly Archives: December 2012

5 Fun Stocking Stuffers for Watchmakers

In past year’s I’ve compiled lists of usually useful – and sometimes unusually useful – tools for watchmakers that can fit in a stocking. For this year’s list, I’ve opted to have a little bit of fun and compiled a short list of out of the ordinary items we’re not as likely to use at [...]

A Handy Tip for Letting Down the Power on a 7750

Here’s a handy tip for letting down the power in the mainspring of an ETA or Valjoux 7750, without the hassle of disassembling the automatic section, achieved by lifting the click spring out of its seating and disengaging the reverser stop click. Check out the video below for a breakdown of the steps involved. Via [...]

A Message from the AWCI President – December

December’s Horological Times 2012 Please note: The situations outlined in the following message also apply to many of our clock repair members. Continuing on my last month’s message to both repair professionals and manufacturers… We have established that the very nature of watch repair is indeed quite complex, if one is to emulate factory conditions; [...]