The Traditional Watchmaker- a Historical Perspective

When searching the internet to find a watch repair shop, what terms do you use: antique watch repair, vintage watch repair, old hand-wound watch? Chances are, it probably is not "watchmaker." But this term was commonly used to describe someone in the trade of watch repair before the advent of battery operated watches. A Watchmaker … Continue reading The Traditional Watchmaker- a Historical Perspective

What’s our Special Connection to a Vintage Watch?

Welcome! When I was a kid, one of my "hobbies" was sticking my hand behind our old brown couch seat cushions and feeling around for some forgotten, lost item that slipped down inside Cushion's cracks. The couch had been part of our family for years before I was born, and when I found something (mostly … Continue reading What’s our Special Connection to a Vintage Watch?