Category: watch restoration

June 15, 2017 timesticking No comments exist

Daring and complex inside and out, Fossil’s new motion-powered automatic Modern Machine makes an unforgettable impression. Nestled in an incredibly durable steel case, a see-through skeleton dial showcases the watch’s precise mechanics. Harkening back to the industrial innovation of 1950s America, Modern Machine channels masculine cool with durable utilitarian details. The automatic movement features a…

May 16, 2017 timesticking No comments exist

The classic definition of a “good” watch generally refers to a watch with mechanical movement. Most Automatic/mechanical watches use an intricate system of gears and springs that rely on mechanical energy to operate. Because of their craftsmanship, these watches are given higher regard because they capture the fine art of watch-making. They command a higher…

May 4, 2017 timesticking No comments exist

When you own a wristwatch, every now and then it slows down or stops working. Although it may be distressing when it first happens, especially if you spent a lot of money on the timepiece, sometimes there is a simple fix. Before you come to any conclusions about why your watch stopped working, it is…

March 24, 2017 timesticking No comments exist

Many modern watches include a water-resistant feature to increase their durability and lifespan. To protect timepieces from water, watchmakers use several methods such as gaskets and sealant. Furthermore, consumers can purchase a watch that includes different degrees of protection. For instance, most watches have a basic resistance to water, but watches that manufacturers make to…

May 4, 2016 timesticking

Restoration can be as simple as a cleaning and overhaul, or it can be more complicated. For a complete mechanical and cosmetic restoration, a lot of work can need to be done, but just to get the watch in running order will usually only require a cleaning and overhaul and possibly getting parts inside the…