Month: March 2016

March 26, 2016 timesticking

A balance wheel inside of a watch, is a timekeeping device used in mechanical watches. It is a weighted wheel that rotates back and forth, being returned toward its center position by a spiral torsion spring which is also called the balance spring or hairspring. It is driven by the escapement, which transforms the rotating…

March 26, 2016 timesticking

A watch battery, or a button cell, is a small single cell battery shaped as a squat cylinder. Devices using button cells are usually designed to use a cell giving a long service life, typically well over a year in continuous use in a wristwatch. Most button cells have low self-discharge and hold their charge…

March 25, 2016 timesticking

Have you ever seen an antique watch up close? If so, you know how beautiful and unique these watches are. So much time and detail in an antique watch that is very hard to find today. The Elgin National Watch Company was a major United States watch maker from 1864 to 1968. For nearly 100…

March 25, 2016 timesticking

. Ever wondered how to have your watch repaired? We have customers send multiple watches at a time! And why? We make things simple for you. We fix your watch while you relax. We have some customers try and fix their watches themselves. Bad idea! Well the truth is that a professional can make any…

March 25, 2016 timesticking

We get a lot of questions about Tag watches and whether they are worth the money, how nice are they really ?? etc. People approach us constantly with a Tag and they ask us questions like is it real? How much is this worth. Well the truth is, if you don’t know it’s real, it…

March 2, 2016 timesticking

Watch Repair at it’s finest! Times Ticking, since 1983, offers expert watch repair to all brands of watches. “Watch Repair is our passion. It’s what we do!”