I definitely avoid the ones near Chungking! And much appreciated about Raymond. I may have seen him before but never used his service. Will try to chat him up to see if he has any thoughts. Will keep you posted if it turns out ok!
Hi there, I recently bought 3 vintage watches with rather unique movements I’m looking to service and repair in Hong Kong. I was wondering if anyone can share their experiences or insights on this matter. The 3 watches I need to fix up are as follows: 1) Favre-Leuba Bivouac 53213 (1960s) -Peseau 320
The watch sits very well on your wrist. What wrist size are you? I’m slated for late 2023 and hope they can fulfill it on time. I’m set on the 22k YG case, but can’t decide on Roman or Arabic indices. Given it’ll be more dressy for me, I’m leaning on the Romans. But then the Arabic numerals are so a
From what I understand, untreated steel is much softer, while 316L used in most watches are harder. When measured in Vickers, I see that PT is 125 vs mild steel is 130 vs 316L steel is 155, which is nearly 25% different.
I guess to summarize my concerns: 1) color mismatch (not that worried as the case is brushed and the PT and steel don’t look too different on the Panoretrograph PT case vs the GO Panograph 21mm bracelet 2) steel (if it’s 316 or harder) being harder than platinum may have the endlinks grinding agains
The raden & urushi work must be seen in person. It has so much depth, translucence and opalescence that it can’t easily be captured on photo. The craft highlights Japan’s classical arts all in one dial