Restoring an Alpine Handwound Wristwatch

Alpine handwound wristwatch

This is another small wristwatch I found at a flea market, working fine, but losing some seconds more than it should. It is an Alpina hand wound wristwatch, with a non-original leather band, sunburst case and dial. The watch is in overall good condition, it only presents the usual biological gunk you can find in […]

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Seiko 5606-5100: the Iron Man from the Seventies – Part 3

Seiko 5606-5100 new case

Some may remember that I almost completely restored a Seiko 5606-5100 many months ago, naming it “Iron Man from the Seventies“. After a long time, I found on eBay a complete case and bracelet, and the ever missing dial holding ring that I so needed to complete tat restoration / resurrection. The case seems to […]

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