Raketa 2627 (automatic)

Along with some other watch I bought, I received a 2627 movement in need of service as a free gift. After I repaired it, I bought a frankensteined Raketa Automatic…

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Soviet watch crystal size list

Because this information is nearly impossible to find, I've made a list of Soviet watch glass sizes as far as I've personally replaced and confirmed them as fitting. Without this…

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Fixing stuff is fun

There's something very satisfying about taking an old item that was discarded as broken and restoring it to a working condition.

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Zim “Pobeba” 2602 movement

Some reference pictures I took while cleaning this poor dirty movement. It has the old-style transmission wheel boss with 2 screws instead of one left-turning screw. It belonged to this…

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Luna Nova clocks

There are some interesting “zulu time” clocks in Little Witch Academia. This one is in the Luna Nova library in the Enchanted Parade: But something puzzles me; the top half,…

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France Ebauches 140-1B

For a change of pace, I fixed a French watch movement. So far I've done only some Soviet watches of the Big Three, and this was rather different in some…

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The elusive Raketa 2609.H

I came into possession of a Raketa 2609.H - 19 jewel (assuming it's not a frankenwatch with just a 2609.H bridge). There seems to be next to no information available…

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