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  1. Watch Concepts & Designs
    I am designing a case that I had in mind. The project takes more than 5 years. He was asleep several times and every now and then he made a little progress. As I said several times here, mechanics are not my thing, even though I have many machines. Various lathes, milling machines (a 4-axis...
  2. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    Hello!! Hope everyone is doing OK! So, in the nutshell.. I lost my watch mojo and decided to sell off some of my tools and accessories. I prefer to sell everything together and ship it all at once. Im asking $230 shipped for EVERYTHING. Sell and ship USA only. If you need more details about...
  3. Watchmaking
    I have a watch build in mind, with a homemade dial a la Mark Lovick's filmless laser printer decals. I want to have a two-horizontal-subdials chrono. The end goal is to use a display-back case and an ST1901 (I have a real fondness for that absurdly complicated movement), but I'm thinking of...
  4. Watchmaking
    Hi Forum! One of my first posts here. I'm currently about to undertake a massive project, aiming to exactly replicate a missing case for a 1970s cal. 2003 AP Movement, Dial and hands I've picked up. One problem I've faced is that all of these watches seem to use integral bracelets (impossible...
  5. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi, Could anyone help me with the markings on this pocket watch case please, maker? presumed period? and also what the symbol is? Many thanks Matt
  6. Watchmaking
    Hey everyone, Would anyone have contacts or can point me in the right direction to get a watch case CNC machined? I have been getting quotes from different companies overseas and in North America but none I am satisfied with (in terms of their confidence to produce). I have all the necessary...
  7. Watchmaking
    Hi, I see that some have posted similar questions and received help. I have an everyday quartz wearer, an Laco Absolute 880203. It is time to replace the battery, but I cannot figure out how to open the caseback. I'd like to do this myself (shops are closed due to the pandemic). I have a cheap...
  8. Watchmaking
    Hello! I am looking to see if anyone here has made a watch case with their own CAD files. For the past couple months, I have been teaching myself CAD software, and attempting to create my first watch case. By viewing other technical drawings online, I am very close to being complete. The last...
  9. Grand Seiko
    I am a hobbyist metalsmith working in copper and sterling primarily, but looking to teach myself to apply hammered finishes to watch cases in the style of the elegant GS designs over the years. I want to do this as a mod option for folks. I would love to see any watches you have that feature...
  10. WTT - Trade Corner
    I am a hobbyist art metal worker and have wanted to try my hand recreating the beautiful hand-hammered cases on some vintage Grand Seiko and modern Seiko Micro Artist Studio pieces. I do some hammered chase & repousse work in copper and sterling silver and would like to try this on a basic Seiko...
  11. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    ***SOLD*** Aloha, The case is new, the back is new but has some discoloration in the lettering and minor scratches. I just paid $138 for them both on ebay, thinking $120 shipped via USPS Priority to turn the funds around quickly. +$5 to Canada, enquire about elsewhere. Paypal goods and...
  12. Books, Tools, Winders & Other Watch Accessories
    Hi, all! I'm looking for an affordable watch storage solution to house about 12 watches, preferably one that doesn't take up a lot of space and is aesthetically pleasing. If anyone has any recommendations, I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks!
  13. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    Hi, I'm selling my classic/turbine/sapphire outer case. Case is in like new condition. Asking $495 + $10 shipping in Canada or $15 to the US. WW shipping based on location all via PP Pics:
  14. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    Springcleaning after having collected many years' worth of accessories andwatches. Looking to move all items quickly. Grey leather VacheronConstantin watch (1 watch) traveling case. Never used. Beautifulitalian leather, handcrafted with Maltese Cross buckle. $150 +Shipping
  15. Public Forum
    I was going to start this thread for a long time, then forgot, and then was reminded by aBTW Article (https://www.ablogtowatch.com/ralph-lauren-american-western-watches/). So Ralph Lauren released watches with a very intricate case work: A brand that sells $50 dollars polos at an outlet is a...
  16. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    Hello, I've decided to trade extra bracelets and cases that I've accumulated over the years for something usable. I'm interested in leather or perlon straps (18-20mm only) and diver watches sold for parts (diver cases, SKX cases, sharkeys, anything!). Hit me up with your options, I'm willing to...
  17. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    14 vintage Tissot case openers in original box (1 missing). £35 + shipping
  18. Seiko
    Has anyone ever heard of this model? Opinions?
  19. Public Forum
    Anyone know what this round thick case type with onion crown is called?
  20. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    Watchcases. com has closed down recently and I am selling some of our remaining inventory at a huge price reduction to get rid of it all. I've sold a few winders on here and on ebay already. I might be able to get in touch with previous buyers or something for verification if you are worried...
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