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    Vintage Watch Repairs

    Anyone have any recommendations for vintage watch repair / servicing?

    Many thanks
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    Re: Vintage Watch Repairs

    May be try watchdoctors in Tring. They do mail stuff if you are not local. They are on the web.

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    Re: Vintage Watch Repairs

    A watch forum would be your best option for this question. You will get loads of recommendations and advice.

    TZ UK is a good one.

    http://forum.tz-uk.com/forum.php?

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    Re: Vintage Watch Repairs

    I was given three watches off me mum that were me grandads. 2 X hunters and a half hunter. One hunter is silver I had that serviced. It went back wards and forwards for a month between the shop and the watch service Guy. It just would not settle down after being serviced to fast or too slow. The guy in the shop said the watch mechanism is gorgeous. Er ok, how can you tell. By the sound of the tick. Right, ok al take your word on that coz am half dead.
    Anyway I had a gold one or so I thought, it was gold plated he said it would cost to much to repair.
    I had a gold plated half hunter ( woman's), or so I thought. I turned out to be 18ct gold. It's a beauty.
    Point is the guy in the shop said that proper watchmakers is a dying art, literally. The old watchmakers are popping there clogs and there's no young uns coming through to fill there shoes. If you do find a good un don't lose his number.

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    Re: Vintage Watch Repairs

    Quote Originally Posted by murphthemog View Post
    May be try watchdoctors in Tring. They do mail stuff if you are not local. They are on the web.
    Cheers, will drop them a line
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    Re: Vintage Watch Repairs

    I see you are in sussex - there is a specialist whatch repair shop in Midhurst http://www.littlecogs.com/

    JE Allnutt & Son

    I have no knowledge of them other that they appear to repair and sell old watches

    HTH

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