I waited a whole five minutes before I decided to open the watch and take a look at the movement. And yeah…I didn’t stop after lifting the back cover. I didn’t have my tool box with me at that time but I still managed to take off the blue outer bezel and remove the crystal.… Continue reading The initial disassembly.
I was a six years old boy in 1992 when my grandpa passed away. As my dad told me, this watch was grandpa’s daily wearer for years but he stopped using it at some point. My dad didn’t know why and frankly, he forgot about the watch until we found it a few years ago.… Continue reading Only for special occasions.
I can’t say it was an impulse buy, but I wasn’t really planning in advance. I sometimes browse eBay for used Seiko 6138 or Seiko 6139 models but didn’t actually think I will find one worth buying. Somehow, this time was different and after a few exchanges with the seller to make sure that the… Continue reading My first eBay watch.
If you got to this site and there isn’t really much to read or watch yet, no worries. I’m just starting with the project and will be adding content over the next few weeks.