Entries by Martin Walport

What You Should Know If Your Watch Glass Breaks

A cracked watch glass is not ideal, especially when it’s one of your favourite watches, but it can be repaired. What many watch owners often wonder though is just how expensive this kind of repair will be, particularly if the watch glass is difficult to come by. Since we often replace watch glass for our […]

8 Factors That Determine the Value of Your Watch

You should never consider selling a timepiece without understanding what it is worth first. Understand that if you want to sell your watch for its true value, you are going to need to spend a little time on research and practice a bit of patience. Naturally, if you decide to have your watch professionally evaluated, […]

Should I Invest in a Limited Edition Watch?

Many watch enthusiasts dream of owning a limited edition watch but if you don’t own one yet, should you look at purchasing one? Or is this more a gimmick than anything else? Let’s start with the definition of a limited edition watch. What Does Limited Edition Watch Really Mean? Manufacturers release limited edition watches to […]

What Enthusiasts Should Know about Watch Auctions

Watch auctions have reached a new level of popularity and many new enthusiasts are joining fellow bidders. If you are thinking about doing the same in 2021, there are a few things you should know. Even though the smartwatch industry is thriving, a new mentality surrounding the high-end luxury and vintage watch market is emerging. […]

Turning Old Jewellery Into Something New – Is It Possible?

Not every piece of jewellery is timeless and not every piece you inherit will suit your unique style. Does this mean you should try and sell some of your jewellery or is there another option? Jewellery remodeling has become increasingly popular. In the hands of the right jeweller, you can turn an older piece into […]

Watch Hacking – A Beginners Guide

Movements and mechanical timepiece mechanisms are common topics of conversation amongst watch enthusiasts. If mechanical watches are your preference, you have more than likely heard about winding, but what about hacking? Here is what you should know. Watch Hacking Explained When you have a mechanical watch, one of the standard features is time adjustment. However, […]

10 Tips to Help You Better Care for Your Automatic Watch

Like any other device, you need to care for your automatic timepiece if you want it to look good and work correctly for years to come. We have put together a few tips to help you take better care of your watch. 10 Ways to Better Care for Your Automatic Watch Service Your Automatic Watch […]

Official vs. Independent Watch Repair Centre: Is One Better Than the Other?

If you want to extend the life of your favourite timepiece, it is going to require regular maintenance. During routine maintenance, a watchmaker can test the movement’s performance and watch’s water resistance and replace or repair any components. Where should you take your watch for servicing and repairs though? Is an official watch repair centre […]