Frédéric Piguet & The Ultra-Thin Chronograph: Calibre 1180

Having now worked on a few different chronograph movements we had the opportunity to experience a high end mechanical chronograph, the Frédéric Piguet calibre 1180. They first released this ultra-thin hand wound chronograph caliber in 1987. With a total height of just 3.95 millimetres it was, at the time of its release, the thinnest chronograph […]


Tag Heuer 2000 Automatic Project

I purchased this watch from eBay as a water damaged model that was deemed beyond repair. I disassembled the watch on receiving it and discovered extensive damage that explained the ‘deemed beyond repair’. I decided to leave any work until I started at the school when I would source some parts for it. Before… With […]