September 25, 2018
Vintage Seiko 6139-6017 Chronograph - serviced

Servicing a Vintage Seiko 6139-6017 Chronograph

When a customer called out of the blue, asking if I could service his beloved Vintage Seiko 6139-6017 Chronograph, I immediately said “Yes!” without even asking to […]
September 16, 2018
Seiko 7549-7000 Golden Tuna

Restoring a Seiko 7549-7000 Golden Tuna

A special watch arrived some time ago to repair, and I was only able to tackle it now. I am talking about a Seiko 7549-7000 Golden Tuna […]
April 10, 2018
Vintage Seiko 7A28-7029

A Stubborn Vintage Seiko 7A28-7029 Quartz Chronograph

A good customer sent me some time ago a Vintage Seiko 7A28-7029 Quartz Chronograph to restore, stating he had bought it non-working.  The watch is of significant […]
August 27, 2017
Seiko 5T52-6A38 World Timer GMT

A Seiko 5T52-6A38 World Timer Restored

This project has been sitting inside the drawer for more than 6 months, probably a bit more. I received this Seiko 5T52-6A38 World Timer as non […]
August 9, 2017
Vintage Seiko 7009-5010 Automatic Wristwatch

The Filthy Seiko 7009-5010 Finally Clean And Working!

Sometimes you try as hard as you can to make things right, to fix the broken things in watches that arrive to your lab in pityful […]
August 8, 2017
A filthy and dirty Seiko 7009-5010

A Filthy Seiko 7009-5010 Needing Desperately A Clean

Here at OVW we usually take care of old vintage watches that have seen good an bad times, have been stored in drawers for years and […]
July 21, 2017
Seiko 7T32-6A5A Quartz Chronograph

A Seiko 7T32-6A5A Quartz Chronograph with an interesting story

Some weeks ago I found a nice Seiko 7T32-6A5A Quartz Chronograph on sale on a local auction site. The watch was looking good, so I decided to […]
June 3, 2017

Another Vintage Seiko 7T34-6A00 Quartz Chronograph to service and repair in the shop

We just love vintage Seiko Quartz Chronographs, and this is why when we see one, we do everything in our power to get our hands on […]
February 17, 2017

Seiko 7T32-6A50: The outsider – part 2

One never stops to learn… especially when we make stupid or unnecessary errors… Paul over at pointed me out that I really didn’t need to […]
February 26, 2013

Madison New York Seamaster Automatic: my daily beater

It should be clear by now that I am starting to like watches more and more, especially Seikos. Well, I decided to go a little bit off road […]
February 26, 2013

Seiko 7T32-6A50: The outsider – part 3

Today I received the new batteries for my 7T32-6A50, which I talked about in 2 past occasions, here and here. I immediately proceeded with reassembling the […]
February 27, 2013

Old fireplace mechanical watch

A couple of days ago I found a fireplace mechanical watch in pretty bad conditions, but I was assured it could work again. The watch is […]
March 1, 2013

Seiko 7T32-6A50: The outsider – part 4

Having nothing more to lose, I decided to disassemble completely this Seiko 7T32-6A50. I know what you are thinking, yes, I am crazy. But worry not, […]