School Watch 6498- First Experiment with Geneva Stripes

I’ve mentioned in the past that I planned to decorate the bridges of my school watch with the traditional Geneva Stripes finish and I’ve finally discovered a method that works! The Geneva Stripes finish, also known as Côtes de Genève, is a series of arc-grained bars etched lightly onto a highly polished surface, which in […]


Setting up the Escapement- ETA 6498- End Shakes & Divisions

The Escapement is the area of the movement that regulates the timekeeping so it must be setup correctly in order for a watch to keep accurate time. The rest of the movement could be setup perfectly but if the Escapement isn’t right, you can forget achieving excellent timekeeping. There are a number of components that […]