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  1. Public Forum
    I am getting married soon and where I am (Norway), a "morning after" gift is a typical thing. My soon-to-be wife has asked me to pick a watch but finding a reasonably priced one (under a grand), automatic and having a closed case back has proven nearly impossible. I thought I was going to pick...
  2. Omega Fake Busters
    Hello! I am considering buying this Omega Geneve. I am not an experienced watch collector so I would like some help. I am 99% certain the watch itself is not a fake (or at least not completely a fake) since there is engraving on the case back, stating that it was given to an individual for 20...
  3. Public Forum
    Hello Everyone, As wedding gifts for my fiance and myself, I bought a set of Omega De Ville Prestige watches. I'd like to have them engraved, but I've never done that before and had a question. Prior to taking the case backs to be done, should I have them removed from the watches at the Omega...
  4. Public Forum
    8-months ago, I purchased a nearly new, Rolex Oyster Perpetual 114200 with a striking olive dial through WUS from an amazing seller that I still keep in touch with (here's lookin' at you, @zuckermania). It was a special purchase for me and much to the warning of many a watch collector, I also...
  5. Public Forum
    Hello Watch Lovers, As Promised weeks ago i will try and go through watch engraving process with you and share how its done. I picked up this Cheap seiko Sports 5 on Amazon for this thread purposes and i had to try on it couple of my ideas im sorry about lack of pictures becouse i admit, i...
  6. Public Forum
    Hi, I'm buying a Nomos Tangomat for my girlfriend's 30th birthday. I'm going to have it engraved with her initials and the day we met. Something like this... A. B. 2014-12-13 I considered having the engraving on the outer ring of the sapphire-backed model, but there isn't enough space on...
  7. Public Forum
    Hey everyone! I got this Omega Seamaster Deville from 1967. It's a beaut, but there's an engraving on the back that I'm trying to get rid of. Some people say that engravings are cool because its a piece of the history. I personally am not a fan of having a strangers name on my watch. What do...
  8. Public Forum
    Hey folks, I was looking around on eBay today and came across a stunning Jaeger LeCoultre Reverso. The only downside of it was that the back had been engraved with the person's name, year and a short message. Now, my question is, has anyone tried to remove engravings on a watch? (if that's...
  9. Jaeger-LeCoultre
    The Jaeger-LeCoultre watchmaking Manufacture presents remarkable watchmaking skills in the ongoing series "Feminine Portraits". "Engraving immortalises the moments, the stories...that deserve to be captured forever." Continue reading by clicking here.
  10. Public Forum
    Does anyone have suggestions on where to engrave a watch in Los Angeles?
  11. Watchmaking
    So, did I mention I'm a business unit manager at the world's largest manufacturer of engraving machines? For a while I have believed guilloche type engraving can be re-created using modern engraving machines (at least of a quality worthy of sub $2k watches). Today, was my very first (let me...
  12. Jaeger-LeCoultre
    Does anyone have recommendations for places to engrave Reversos in LA and NYC? Thanks in advance.
  13. Jörg Schauer & STOWA
    Hello All After the general acceptance that the Fliger looks far better with the traditional leather strap. I thought I would post a couple of pictures of my sons new 18th birthday present. While I don't suggest it is better I think you will agree it ain't bad !! I am sure he will get a leather...
  14. Public Forum
    I need to find someone reputable, who knows what they're doing and can do a top job, to hand-engrave (text only, no artwork/illustrations etc.) the back cover of an old pocket watch for me. (Obviously not just any old person, but someone who actually does this sort of thing for a living, and...
  15. Public Forum
    What are your feelings on getting watches engraved? Do you have any engraved watches in your collection? I want to get an old pocket watch I received for Christmas engraved with my family surname on the back to make it even more personal to me. Anyone know roughly how much I can expect to pay...
  16. Public Forum
    Hi, long-time lurker/first-time poster here, I'm a high school senior, and I told my mom that if I got a full-ride to Princeton, I would buy myself a nice watch. As luck would have it, I did get a full-ride to Princeton, and I now have my heart set on a Stowa Antea KS I chose this watch...
  17. Rolex & Tudor
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  18. Public Forum
    Under which circumstances would you consider engraving the case back of your watch(es) and with what info would you engrave them? In most cases a personalized engraving will lower the resale value and there is at least a slight chance that the engraver can mess it up. So those are the obvious...
  19. Public Forum
    Viking engraved in a JS Watch co. watch movement When you have one of the worlds best engravers hand decorate a movement, the sky is the limit, we are more grounded in history, inspired by Viking art. Islandus special edition I. only 10 made. The dial is sterling silver, hands steel...
  20. News from the Watch Industry
    Viking engraved in a JS Watch co. watch movement When you have one of the worlds best engravers hand decorate a movement, the sky is the limit, we are more grounded in history, inspired by Viking art. Islandus special edition I. only 10 made. The dial is sterling silver, hands steel...
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