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  1. Innovative early quartz brought back from the dead By Agent Orange

    A while back I bought an early, non running, Girard Perragaux Quartz as a project. It seemed to want to go (always a good sign) but just stopped after a few seconds.

    My intention was to strip, clean and service the watch, hopefully learning more about quartz technology along the way. However I had quite a few other watch projects on the go at the time, so my watchmaker very kindly volunteered to see if he could get it going. We were both hoping that it might be a bit of crud in the ...

    Updated 05-03-2014 at 13:15 by ATG

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  2. Tales from the bench - Glashütte diver by Agent Orange

    A TZ-UK member in Finland sent a Glashütte over for a little TLC. The crystal was fogged quite badly on the inside and he wanted a bracelet refinish, plus a few other little things.

    When I first received it and not really knowing much about Glashütte, I presumed that it must be some kind of put together. It houses an ETA 2824-2 which I didn't think latter day GO would use in one of their watches and GUB used their own rather agricultural movements, mainly the GUB 75, which you'll find ...

    Updated 05-03-2014 at 13:15 by ATG

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