ClockSavant Watch Collecting, Servicing, & Repair Blog

How to avoid turning a vintage watch into a metal grinder - Servicing a seiko 6039-7049 Turtle

How to avoid turning a vintage watch into a metal grinder - Servicing a seiko 6039-7049 Turtle

This is a vintage Seiko 6039-7049 “Turtle” I recently serviced for a ClockSavant customer. The sequence of pictures in the video below highlights s...
The importance of sentimental watches (Avia-matic ETA 2471 ~ 1965)

The importance of sentimental watches (Avia-matic ETA 2471 ~ 1965)

Recently I have serviced a number of sentimental family watches for ClockSavant customers. This watch belonged to the Great Grandfather of the owne...
Servicing  Omega Seamaster calibre 354 automatic bumper from 1952 with a stunning tropical meteorite dial

Servicing Omega Seamaster calibre 354 automatic bumper from 1952 with a stunning tropical meteorite dial

The tropical meteorite dial on this stunning Omega Seamaster calibre 354 automatic bumper from 1952 is one of the most beautiful dials of its type ...
Servicing a Seiko 6139-6005 Pogue Vintage Chronograph for Original Owner

Servicing a Seiko 6139-6005 Pogue Vintage Chronograph for Original Owner

  I recently fully serviced this Seiko 6139-6005 Pogue vintage chronograph for the original owner. The watch is very sentimental for him, it was wo...
Servicing a Rolex Air-King Reference 5500 Calibre 1520

Servicing a Rolex Air-King Reference 5500 Calibre 1520

This is a very nice vintage Rolex Air-King reference 5500 with calibre 1520 from the late 1970’s that I recently serviced for a ClockSavant custome...
Servicing a Seiko 4502-7001 and a discussion of the hack stop and quick date change mechanisms

Servicing a Seiko 4502-7001 and a discussion of the hack stop and quick date change mechanisms

This blog post includes narrated video's, these can only be seen on the ClockSavant Instagram page. This is a beautiful vintage Seiko 4502-7001 I r...
Servicing a Stunning Vintage Seiko Kakume 6138-0030 Chronograph

Servicing a Stunning Vintage Seiko Kakume 6138-0030 Chronograph

This is a stunning vintage Seiko Kakume 6138-0030 chronograph that I recently serviced for a ClockSavant customer. After servicing, is now running ...
Servicing a rare  and unusual 120 year old 18S Elgin B. W. Raymond pocket watch with up/down indicator

Servicing a rare and unusual 120 year old 18S Elgin B. W. Raymond pocket watch with up/down indicator

I recently serviced this unusual and rare ~ 120 year old 18S Elgin B. W. Raymond pocket watch with power reserve up/down indicator for a ClockSavan...
Servicing a King Seiko Hi-Beat 4502-7000 Follow-up

Servicing a King Seiko Hi-Beat 4502-7000 Follow-up

While most people in the United States will be watching the Super Bowl today to see who wins, I have a spoiler alert here. The real winner of the g...
Servicing a Krieger Aficionado Moonphase Chronograph Valjoux 7751

Servicing a Krieger Aficionado Moonphase Chronograph Valjoux 7751

To see the version of this post including a video, visit the ClockSavant Instagram page and follow us. I recently serviced this solid gold Krieger ...
Servicing a rare Kobold USS Pittsburgh Chronograph

Servicing a rare Kobold USS Pittsburgh Chronograph

This is a rare Kobold USS Pittsburgh (submarine) chronograph that I recently serviced for a ClockSavant customer. It is a limited edition watch and...
When nobody is looking and you can't see-- the importance of authenticity, quality, and trust

When nobody is looking and you can't see-- the importance of authenticity, quality, and trust

The character, responsibility and commitment one brings to their work and customers is shown in the quality of work performed when nobody is lookin...