have just uploaded a two minute video showing day 1 of the restoration
project of an 1860's gold pocket watch. The mechanism contains over 120
components and features a stop watch and minute repeater function. Every
single component is hand finished and the quality of workmanship is
simply amazing. These are not ordinary parts, these are actually some of
the most difficult components to make due to their complex geometry.
The disassembly and assessment of the quarter repeater took 6 hours. The
watch came in with a broken minute wheel which was made in our
The main challenge is the removal of the surface rust which effects almost every steel component in the watch.