Category: antique watch repair

August 23, 2016 timesticking

Vintage watches are somewhat of a double edged sword. They are old, beautiful, and usually very sentimental, all of which makes them very valuable. However, old watches can have many problems that need to be addressed throughout the life of the watch. It will probably need to have the movement replaced if it is quartz…

April 25, 2016 timesticking

There are a few different types of pocket watch movements and each one is unique to repair. Key-Wind, Key-Set The very first pocket watches, since their creation in the 16th century, up until the third quarter of the 19th century, had key-wind and key-set movements. A watch key was necessary to wind the watch and…

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…