Is It Worth Repairing an Old Timex Watch? Yes, You Can Do It

Can you take a typical eBay watch selling at £10 as a `runs then stops’ project and get it going? Sometimes you can. Let’s delve into the world of budget watch repair. WHAT YOU NEED Unlike real watchmaking, where you need a fully equipped £3000 workshop, with mini lathe, polishing machine, proper workbench, Swiss tools,…

an Ordain Launches Fume Enamel Dial Range

an Ordain are one of our fave brands here at The Nortern Watch Co magazine. Why? Well it isn’t often that you find any brand capable of producing hand-enamelled dials, it’s a very rare skill. Even more so to find that being applied in the UK, where employment laws, factory rents and overheads make life…

anOrdain Aren’t a Watch Brand. They Are Manufacturing. Big Difference

Until today I’d never heard of anOrdain, a Scottish watchmaker that’s doing things the old way, using skilled people to actually manufacture watches. OK, spoiler alert, they are using Swiss movements, so this isn’t a totally in-house, soup-to-nuts operation like Patek Philipe, but Rome wasn’t built in a day so give me a chance to…