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  1. ​Prim Legacy 1

    My introduction to Manufacture Prim 1949 I have been living in Japan for more than a decade. I began collecting watches only a few years ago. Up until last year my modest collection has consisted only of Japanese watches, from Casio G Shock to Grand Seiko. Last year I purchased my first Swiss...
  2. Czechoslovak diving watches by Prim/Elton history

    Dive watches
    Czechoslovak diving watches by Prim/Elton The beginning of the industrial production of watches in Czechoslovakia is 1946, when the state-owned company Chronotechna in Liberec was founded. In 1948, a plant was opened with a seat in Šternberk, and then a subsidiary of Chronotechna, the...
  3. Salon Exceptional Watches 2018

    News from the Watch Industry
    Salon Exceptional Watches (SEW) event is a hidden gem in one of the most fun city in Europe.  SEW returns for the fourth year to Brno on October 19-20 in Moravian Gallery.  Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic located in the middle of beautiful Moravia.  Due to the central...
  4. Prim Sport 1st Generation - 1968 Czechoslovak Dive Watch

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    For sale is a Prim Sport 1 (First Generation). Price is $275 including PayPal fees and US shipping. For shipping outside of the US, please PM me first. Case is 38mm wide. Black dive bezel with black dial. Prim 68 hand-wind movement manufactured in 1968 (Year of the Prague Spring). 19mm lugs...
  5. Servicing vintage PRIM watch (Czechoslovakia) - cal 68.4, lots of pictures :)

    Russian watches
    Hello to all watch lovers, I've been practicing with watch repair and service for a couple of months now and recently I've gotten a watch from my grandfather - vintage PRIM cal. 68.4, from early eighties (this variation of cal. 68 started in 1977). This watch had quite some signs of wear...
  6. FS: Prim Pavouk

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    For sale: 1. Brand: Prim Manufacture 2. Model: Pavouk (the spider) 3. Diameter: +- 40 mm 4. Condition is new 5. Price: 1600 euro 6. Year: 2008 7. With a beautiful box and all papers 8. Manufacture automatic movement type 96.00 9. Sapphire glass front 10. Sapphire on the back 11. Case is from...
  7. FS: 3 vintage divers - PRIM SPORT - made in czechoslovakia ( affordables)

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    3 vintage PRIM SPORT divers, made in czechoslovakia, all keeps good time ( all of them have inhouse manual wind 17 jewels movement) , the difference is conidtion of the case and bezel dimensions - 36mm without the crown, 39mm with the crown, 18mm in lugs. comes on new straps. 1. this one is...
  8. An interesting yet non Russian watch: PRIM 66/4 made in CSSR

    Russian watches
    I only wear this one in special occasions: today is my daughter's third birthday! Prim 1970's, Movement 66/4, 17 jewels, Elton Watch factory, Nove Mesto nad Metuji , CSSR The custom strap comes from Ledermax, with python skin and a Speidel buckle. Interestingly, Elton, maker of Prim was...
  9. A Czech Legend - Prim Linea 40

    It’s early in the morning on Saturday, April 28th. I’m heading south-west in my crappy old car towards the Czech boarder, with the stunning landscapes of the beautiful Kotlina Klodzka region around me and the sound of the wonderful M.Glinka XIX-Century Russian songs coming from the car’s audio...
  10. Two vintage kills on market hunting ground - modest and beautiful.

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    - As usualy every week I take a tour around my home town marketplace in search for old watches or anything that may look interesting to me,besides that I really take pleasure in bargaining for good price. Every visit is story for it self and each time search ends with different results,often I...
  11. FS Prim Manufacture Pavouk

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Fore sale, band new Prim Manufacture Pavouk. Include a very nice leather box and papers, The size is approx. 41mm. On the rotor is printed 'Made for Prim in Holland'. Retail price is approx. 5700 USD. My price is 3500 USD. Paypal or money transfer is possible.
  12. Prim Sport IGEN - serious stuff

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Ok gentlemans, lets get to some serious classic watches: Prim SPORT IGEN (1st Generation, IGEN - hungarian word for "yes" ;-) ) Beautiful watch from Czechoslovakian manufacturer Prim, first generation of Prim SPORT were made in 60s. They were using manual wind caliber 68 from Prim which...