The "Doctor" is Always In!

Overhaul of an Omega Cosmic

In this blog post, I will go over the steps for an overhaul of an Omega Seamaster Cosmic. The watch arrived to me in need of an overhaul and it also had a broken oscillating weight axel. After much searching, I found the axel and started on the repair. This movement comes with a one piece case and a split stem. Luckily the split stem was still in good shape.. Read More

What is a Braille Watch?

A Braille watch is a portable timepiece used by the blind or visually impaired to tell time. It is used by touching the dial and noticing the embossments. Both analog and digital versions are available. The analog versions have a protective glass or crystal cover that is flipped open when time needs to be read and the clock-hands are constructed to not be susceptible to movement at the mere touch of the finger that a vision-impaired person uses to observe.. Read More

What is an Exhibition Case Back watch?

Whether it’s a world-class competitor or a luxury watch, either of their worth usually boils down to what’s on the inside. For these eight luxury watches, each features a transparent display that allows the wearer to marvel at the movement on the inside with what’s called an exhibition case back. These are the pinnacle of watch observation letting you see the inner elements that keep your timepiece ticking. Best of.. Read More

History of Swatch Watches

In the 1980s, the world’s youth was in search of fresh new ways to stand out. They already had their MTV, were wearing day-glo clothes and patterned leg warmers and organized their school lives with the help of Trapper Keepers. Those kids and teens were perfectly primed for a new way to wear their hearts on their sleeves. In a sea of neutral-colored watches, Swiss watchmaker Swatch revitalized that segment of the accessories industry.. Read More