Fix that Watch

Welcome to my Workbench Blog

Walk this way. Mind your head, and watch (no pun intended) my attempts on fixing watches and other exploratory endeavours where it’s all judiciously recorded.

Hopefully, it will inspire you or anyone, in some shape or form, in taking up the hobby and avoid any costly or traumatic mistakes.

So, let’s go!

Latest Blog Post

Seiko 7548-700B

The quartz diver. Got this one from an interstate auction house. They didn’t disclose the condition of the watch and no pictures of the movement were shown so needless to say, this was a purchase based on hope. So, once it arrived at my doorstep, my excitement couldn’t be restrained and my curiosity got the…

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Guess Collection GC35003L

This one’s a nice addition to the collection. It’s a quartz from Guess’ pricey watch bracket that I successfully bid for in an auction. Water Resistant up to 100m with a working screw-down crown. To my knowledge, the bezel and bracelet material are ceramic whilst the case is stainless stee.It was listed as non-working Swiss…

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Seiko 6618-6000 Watch for the Visually Impaired

I got this watch from an online auction site and for a very good price. It intrigued me right from the start as I haven’t heard of a watch designed and built for the visually impaired and one by a well-known brand – Seiko. Now, that’s something I’d like have a closer look at, I…

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Raketa 2628.H

I’ve got this Raketa that needs servicing. The calendar is problematic, and the movement would stop and start when it likes to, kind of temperamental, so to speak. It’s manual wind with a day, date, complication aperture at 3. Nothing ostentatious but a basic watch, indeed. Very generic, but, what I like about it is…

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Seiko SNK809

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Seiko 7002

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