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Adelaide city watch repair workshop.

Our Adelaide city workshop has undergone many improvements and upgrades recently. We have upgraded our water pressure test machine to the latest Elma system and an advanced Elma automatic cleaning machine for thorough but gentle cleaning of vintage watches. Our Sirotech laser machine is capable of welding vintage and antique parts few workshops in the world are capable of. We are also as previously announced manufacturing our first 7 custom watches for our clients. We are still offering our usual expert restoration service on Rolex, Omega and other quality vintage watches. If you have been told your watch is not repairable, try us. info@rmcmahon.com.au  Latest listings of our watches on offer at www.rmcmahon.com.au

Longines automatic watch.

Longines automatic watch.This would have to be the most beautiful watch I've seen in years. Manufactured by Longines and Wittnauer watch company. Circa 1950. Dial in near new condition, factory winding crown, and the excellent automatic winding 19AS movement. Case 14K. Stunning, must see to get dial and case detail.  $2,850.

Omega 321 Speedmaster watch repair.

Below are some photos of a chronograph spring we made that is no longer available for Cal 321 Speedmaster pre-moon watch. We as you will see make a new spring from scratch from high grade steel as used by Omega. The watch now looks and operates great. We custom make such parts regularly, yes it costs hundreds, but on these classic watches the alternative is you have a pretty paper weight.
Broken Omega chronograph spring next to new one taking shape.
Return to zero hammer above, custom part taking shape next to broken spring.

Vintage watch restoration.

Before restoration, rusty and not functioning. Adelaide Vintage Watch repairs this watch.Stopwatch after restoration by Adelaide Vintage Watch Restorations.Client requested a clean up of a stopwatch with sentimental value to the family. Case badly rusted. Two hands rusted beyond recognition. Movement not functioning. We decided a clean up could be bettered.
We carefully removed rust around case, replaced winding crown with the correct style from old stock and refinished bow.
Dial was cleaned, movement serviced and rust removed. Function of chronograph restored. New set of hands manufactured from steel, cut shaped, polished and blued in the traditional manner.

Recent watch repairs, Breitling, Pierce and Omega.


Recent repairs at Adelaide Vintage Watch Restorations.Some early chronographs and modern watches recently repaired. Pushers hand made to suit chronographs and old style winding crowns fitted to match for rare models. 

Repeater chronograph triple calendar.

Swiss triple calendar chronograph pocket watch. Circa 1900. Repaired and functioning perfectly.
Under the dial showing quarter repeating mechanism and date parts. Adelaide Vintage Watch Restorations restored this watch back to full working order.Repair and restoration of a Swiss 18K yellow gold quarter repeater. With chronograph and triple calendar. At Adelaide Vintage Watch Restorations we regularly restore such pieces and hand make parts to get these special pieces working again. From the earliest of pocket watches to the latest complications, we restore watches other watchmakers say cant be done. Contact us for a quote.

Under the dial.

Movement from the back. 

Breitling restoration and Pierce chrono

Two chronograph watches mid repair. Both rebuilt for everyday use. One Pierce chronograph and right Breitling. At Adelaide Vintage Watch Restorations.Left  Pierce chronograph for restoration and hand made pusher.

Right early Breitling chronograph for service, mainspring and correct chronograph set up.

Perpetual calender Vacheron

Inside Vacheron perpetual calendar. See the fine finish on the plates, doesnt get better.Under the dial of the perpetual, see the top wheel, one revolution every 4 years. Complex piece. Expertly serviced at Adelaide Vintage Watch Restorations.Vacheron perpetual calendar automatic winding watch. With moonphase in 18 K case in for service a few months ago. Maintenance service.

Tudor/Rolex for sale.

Tudor/Rolex wristwatch restored for sale.From Adelaide's leading watch shop and restoration centre.New in stock, Rolex cased Tudor automatic winding wristwatch. Fully restored, stainless steel. $1,250. Classic everyday vintage watch.

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Adelaide city watch repair workshop.
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Omega 321 Speedmaster watch repair.


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