Before & After #148

The Repair Before & After Spotlight Series

My Jewelry Repair aims to provide our customers with the highest caliber of jewelry and watch repair all from the comfort of their home. The Before & After Series spotlights some of the best work our Master Craftsmen have done! 

Restoring A Timeless Heirloom Over a Decade Old

Can you believe that we recently restored a vintage timepiece that’s older than the entirety of our readers? Trust us, we were shocked and impressed at how old this pocket watch is too.

The owner of this watch sent in their order noting that this heirloom that was passed down to them was seen worn by their great grandmother’s daughter in a family photo from 1900. Having received the pocket watch from their parents, they had sent it in to have it restored back to its original condition.

For this complete watch timepiece restoration, we had to:

  • Perform a free professional evaluation after noting what the customer requested for the repair
    • Note that although we are an online jewelry and watch repair company, we can only provide evaluations when our skilled craftsmen can physically assess them in person at our secure facility
  • Perform a complete clean & overhaul for its mechanical movement
  • Have Kirk Rich Dial Co. provide a premier dial restoration (more details below)
  • Professionally conduct a watch crystal replacement

And voila! This vintage pocket watch was professionally restored back to properly functioning condition.

It’s also worth noting that our authorized partner Kirk Rich Dial Co. did restore the watch’s dial, however, the original porcelain dial was unfortunately not repairable. A new dial was made in “porcelain white” color to match the existing original dial as best as possible. Didn’t they do a fantastic job?

We make sure that our Certified Watchmakers at our Watch Repair Service Center have the proper certifications before working on your precious timepieces. Our Team of experienced Watchmakers have many Watch Repair Certifications, some of the major ones including:

In the case that you have a sentimental or heirloom timepiece that needs a restoration such as this one, send it our way. We may feature your repair in our Before & After series for its next spotlight!

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That’s All Folks!

Thank you for taking the time to visit the latest addition to our Before and After Series! Don’t worry, we will be showcasing many more of our major transformations very soon.

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Before & After #148