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What is a Citizen Eco-Drive?

On the surface, a company that made a watch that would never need replacing would seem a little counter intuitive. After all, it is the goal of any business to keep selling their product to consumers. That brings us to to take a look at the Citizen Eco-Drive watch. Introduced in 1995, the Eco-Drive harnesses solar light to charge its movement. The solar cells are actually mounted underneath the dial,.. Read More

How to replace a mainspring in a pocket watch

Replacing a mainspring in a watch is just about the most common repair that I make each week. I thought I would give you a bit more information as to how this is done. Here’s a Hamilton 992 with barrel cap off showing the break in the spring. The spring will normally break at the center. That is where most of the stress is placed as it is wound and.. Read More

Watches With a Colored Case

Sometimes in life, the simplest things like adding a bit of color can go a long way to brightening your day or changing your mood. Maybe it’s wearing different colored clothes that make your outfit pop one day, or maybe it’s changing the accent colors in your preferred shoes. It could even be as simple as changing out the dome, ambient lighting in your car or home. In watches, one.. Read More