Antique and Vintage Watch Repair Services
Vintage Watch Repair - Antique Watch Repair
Specializing in Vintage Watch and Chronograph Repair Service

This Circa 1950's Longines watch repair model was displayed at jewelry stores to inform
customers that a watchmaker was on duty.
Has your watch stopped ticking?  Has the gold or silver plating worn off the case?  Is the
crystal badly scratched?  Has the stem or winding crown come off?  Has the face become
discolored or stained?

Farfo's Vintage Watches offers reliable and prompt vintage watch repair
service for your antique watch.

We employ 3 highly skilled watchmakers with a combined 80 years of experience.  We stock
a large inventory of vintage watch parts and have access to watch material from many
sources.  Parts that are impossible to source can be custom made for your watch.  We can
repair basic manual wind watches or provide more complicated vintage chronograph repair
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Heuer Dial Refinishing After provides the following vintage watch repair and restoration services:

  • Overhaul of Manual Wind, Automatic, Calendar, Moonphase, Chronograph and Quartz Watches
  • Watch Crystal Replacement
  • Watch Stem Replacement
  • Watch Crown Replacement
  • Balance / Hairspring Work
  • Dial Refinishing Service
  • Gold, Silver or Rhodium Case Plating
  • Repair of Solid Gold, Silver, Platinum or Brass Wristwatch or Pocketwatch Cases
  • We do it all
Service of your watch includes complete disassembly and overhaul of the watch movement.  All
components are ultrasonically cleaned and inspected for wear.  Any worn parts are repaired or
replaced and the watch is oiled/lubricated and reassembled.  The watch is electronically timed and
tested to ensure it runs accurately for a period of 24 hours.  We perform this service at a minimum.  All
other antique watch repair services performed are in addition to the movement service.

All antique watch repair work is guaranteed for a full 12 months from the date of repair.  Parts
subject to normal wear, such as crystals, crowns, bracelets, etc. are not covered under warranty.  
Damage due to water, abuse or battery leaks are also not covered.

Estimates are free and are usually given within 1 week of delivery.  The watch owner only pays for
shipping and insurance charges to transport the watch.

Once you approve our estimate, simple cleanings usually take from 1-2 weeks.  More complex jobs
will take longer depending on the amount of work involved.
Ship your vintage or antique watch by insured mail in a well padded box to:

John DiDonato
P.O. Box 183
Franklin Lakes
New Jersey

Include your contact information and a description of the antique watch repair services to be performed.
To expedite your service, please contact us by email with your contact information, watch
information and services to be performed.  
Watch movement cleaning is the minimum service we
perform.  We will notify you with an estimate prior to any work being performed.

Please make sure you ship the watch well secured inside a sturdy box with plenty of padding.  
We cannot be responsible for
watches that are not packaged properly.  Do not ship the watch in it's original sales box or any box that
you need returned.

Shipping to is by the U.S. Postal Service only.  We recommend using Express Mail, Priority
Mail or Registered Mail with insurance.  For items valued under $1000, we recommend using Express
Mail or Priority Mail with Signature Confirmation.  For watches valued over $1,000 or for additional
security for your delivery, we recommend using Registered Mail with the Delivery Confirmation option
which can be insured up to $20,000.  Registered mail is the most secure service offered by the U.S.
Postal Service.  Your parcel will not be mixed with the regular mail.  Registered mail is specially handled
and signed for at each intermediate point on it's way to our PO Box.  It takes longer to deliver
Registered Mail.  Check your local post office for details.

Our only secure delivery point is our post office box.  Federal Express, DHL and UPS etc. do not ship to
P.O. boxes.  You must use the US Postal Service.

Please contact us for additional details on vintage watch repair or antique watch repair.
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