The watch is gaining time – there’s a surprising reason!

As you may see, this movement is in pretty poor condition. It’s an old pocket watch movement, not regularly serviced, the plates are stained with corrosion and I suppose even when it did require repairs, the previous owner may not have invested much to have it done properly. As you can observe, the watch was […]

The Seagull ST3600 Low amplitude performance problem (Unitas 6498)

When working with this movement for illustrating the lessons in my Watch Repair Course, I have perhaps stripped it down and re-assembled it some 5 or 10 times in the past month. The last time I did this was during the Live stream and once it was assembled the watch gave a very low amplitude. […]