Rolex Explorer II: Rust Repair Model 1655 with 1570 movement

Here is yet another example of a Rolex that came into the shop with rust damage. The water intrusion spared the greater portion of the movement from corrosion, but it did severally damage the date indicated seating ring. This part gently holds the date ring, using three jewels to allow ring to rotate silky smooth. … Continue reading Rolex Explorer II: Rust Repair Model 1655 with 1570 movement

SERVICE & REPAIR: Universal Genève Polerouter

History The Universal Genève Polerouter was designed (by known designer Gerald Genta) to commemorate Scandanavian Airlines Systems polar flights from North America (LA, New York) directly to Europe. The name ”Polerouter” originated from the original name idea of Polarouter (flight route over the north pole). The original antimagnetic pieces were issued to the SAS’s pilots … Continue reading SERVICE & REPAIR: Universal Genève Polerouter

Rado Green Horse De Luxe Service & Repair

Rado Horse Wristwatch History The Rado watch company was founded in 1917 under the name Schlup & Co. By the end of World War 2 they had become one of the largest watch movement producers in the world. The horse collection of watches (which includes the Green, Silver, Gold, Purple and Sapphire Horses) was one … Continue reading Rado Green Horse De Luxe Service & Repair