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  1. Watchmaking
    Hi, I am working on a custom watch design and I am looking to see if any of the members can recommend a manufacture of good quality movements that will work with a designer. I will be making an order or 300 movements, a small number to some manufactures but big to me. Any tips or advice are...
  2. Public Forum
    Anybody here requested before, or know about whether or not we could ask them to "change" the hand not to a new one but to a different one? For example, I have this watch that has a dauphine hour/minute hand. And I send this for maintenance to the official brand service center in Europe. Can I...
  3. Watch Concepts & Designs
    Hi, I am a mechanical designer based in Austin, TX and I am on the hunt for a watch OEM. I was really surprised to how many companies are offering watch OEM out there. So, I thought it would be a good idea to try and get a recommendation form the people in the know before reaching out to...
  4. Public Forum
    Where do you guys stand on the warranty issue? Do you guys choose to buy watches with grey market warranties like Jomashop, Authentic watches, etc, or do you guys choose to buy watches that has manufacturer's warranty? I've posted a poll regarding this topic. Hop in!
  5. Watchmaking
    Hello, first post and I'm striving to make it a useful one! I'm quite interested in watchmaking and the possibility of assembling a watch myself form scratch. Finding a source for a proper case, and not an outright replication at that, is quite the challenge. I went through the entire Cases...
  6. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi, im new at this forum as well in collecting pocket watches. Someone has asked me to find their watch and verify it's price, but has sent me blurry images and i can't read the name. However i did find the german marking and the 0,3?? markings quite readable. Also there are inscriptions on the...
  7. Public Forum
    Hi there, My names Carradean. I am in the process of starting a brand and finding a manufacturing company for my watches. I have been working on designs for the past year and have already contacted companies and received quality samples. My first order is going to be 500 units (the minimum...
  8. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello, I need information on the logo of the manufacturer namely the use of the logo - the rite for determination of their mechanisms. below are some pictures can anyone know what the logo and how the company has used him?
  9. Watch Concepts & Designs
    Hi! I am new to this forum and blown away by the amount of informations there is here. I am looking to create a new brand/online store and was interested in creating a somewhat custom watch line. Can anybody suggest watch manufacturers that are not from china? Cant find anything on google ...
  10. Watchmaking
    I'm looking for a good manufacturer of watch dials (~1000 units). I need a product of reasonable quality, and was very disappointed in the sample from the manufacturer I've been dealing with in China. I was going through them all on Alibaba and had decided this one was the best, but it was a bad...
  11. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Are there any good dial manufacturers in China; especially ones that specialize in dials? I had a negative experience recently with a watch manufacturer that I found on Alibaba to make my dial; the quality was terrible, and it was nothing like my specs. I figure if there's somewhere that...
  12. Public Forum
    I'm looking for a good manufacturer of watch dials (mass production). I need a product of reasonable quality, and was very disappointed in the sample from the manufacturer I've been dealing with in China. I was going through them all on Alibaba and had decided this one was the best, but it was a...
  13. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hi guys for the past month I have diligently been working on designing my first watch. I am a newcomer on watchuseek, however think I share the same love of watches as everyone else does on here. Anyways, basically I am starting a brand around this first watch which I hope will develop into more...
  14. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hey guys, I'm looking to produce a custom made mechanical watch. I need tips on finding reputable OEM manufacturers, preferably in Asia as it will be cheaper to produce without necessarily the loss in quality. What's your recommendation?
  15. Watch Concepts & Designs
    Hello, I've been working on a custom watch design, and the final hurdle is finding someone who can make custom watch hands. I've looked all over various forums and websites, but can't seem to find anyone who can make watch hands to my specifications. They will be for an ETA 902.101 movement, so...
  16. Watch Concepts & Designs
    Hi all, I'm new to the watchuseek forum and am astounded at how much I have learnt since joining! Currently I am in search of a watch manufacturer, before I have to get on a plane and go to Basel for Baselworld. I currently have designs ready to be manufactured, with off the shelf movements...
  17. Watchmaking
    Kind of a big question, right? A dream maybe? I have modded and built from bits of this and bits of that in the past. I love putting a watch together and making it "mine". It has always been a dream of mine to start a micro watch company, and it is now sink or swim time! A possible midlife...
  18. Chinese Mechanical watches
    I came across this article from the WSJ: Shanghai Watch Hopes Its Time to Shine as an Elite Brand Is Now By DUNCAN MAVIN HONG KONG—As guests sipped champagne and nibbled on Manchurian caviar at a Hong Kong watch emporium Tuesday, a female model stalked the room wearing a heavy...
  19. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Article - China: The World’s Watchmaker Interesting article from the New York Times about one of the world's largest watch makers. The World’s Watchmaker By ROGER COHEN Published: February 8, 2010 NEW YORK — I’ve been thinking about Eddie Leung. He had lunch with me the other day at his...
  20. Casio G-Shock
    Are there any other watch manufacturers that design their watches to be especially "shock resistant" like Casio? I was just thinking that there really doesnt seem to be anything like the G-Shocks out there, especially at that price point. I mean with Solar, Multiband Atomic and shock resistance...
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