Factory blue steel hands are perfect, oxide free. Obviously a warrantee should state the length of coverage. My thanks to you all!
Due to a recent expert overhaul, this watch may be worn as a useful everyday watch. Expertise in watchmaking and watch restoration takes many, many years to acquire, sacrifices in time, and a large capital investment in equipment. But the payoff is accurate, beautiful, and reliable watches which can be guaranteed to perform.
People with little experience, limited tools and equipment cant achieve excellence in restoration work, so often will not give a time warrantee on their work. Above left :timing washer and balance screw above the penny's date. Balance work is the essence of good watch making practice, and is already a lost art. Above right: Computer analysis of the timepieces heartbeat is essential, both to diagnose trouble, and to adjust the timing. Above left: hand made balance staff and above right the watchmakers lathe which made the staff.
Above left: hand powered Jacot pivot lathe, for hand polishing pivots, a must for the best possible movement restoration. Its easy to break a pivot, so only the very best watchmakers perform this procedure. I addition it can take a long time. Above right, hand polishing a watch case, machine buffing is not acceptable procedure for early wristwatches though it is very fast and easy!
Above left: handmade watchbands, I make my own. After several years of steady improvement, I believe these are the best and most authentic bands made for wire lug watches! Above right: a beautiful woman. I invite you take advantage of my 30 plus years of experience in the vintage/antique watch business. I specialize in early wristwatches, mostly from the WW1 -WW2 era, enabling me to do the very best restoration work.
I have or have been a member of the AWI, NAWCC, BHI etc. But nowadays mostly do business via the national and international mails. Introducing "Mickey", an 8 year old.We are very fond of him, being very handsome hes a hit with the ladies. MY SINCERE THANKS AND GRATITUDE TO ALL MY CUSTOMERS.
Professional Watch Repair Restoration & Service, Dedicated to getting it right for over 30 years. Pockets and wrists, Antique vintage and modern. The item "Waltham WW1 pocketwatch! 1917 Waltham trench era, porcelain military dial" is in sale since Sunday, April 30, 2017.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "trenchwatchrestorations" and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.