As the two important results of industrial machinery, mechanical watches and cars have some similar properties, but many men opt for the heart, so often put these two things together on the analogy, which is very interesting in one direction, that is, modification.
Modified car is already commonplace now, play cars people generally have a wish is to start work out a modified their satisfaction with the car, the good hands people previously converted two wheels and four wheels and modified now.
Watch circle is no exception, there are some people, like modified watch, not for anything else, fun.
Of course, and modified cars, which also burn.
Bamford the company to change the Rolex Yacht Mingshi Is converted to the watch Speaking watch refit, I feel I must mention a thing, that is the earliest time, the watch is how the birth.
We all know that watch in the last century has been popular, but specifically from which time onwards, the birth of a modern watch, then began to flourish, so far have not accepted the argument.
However, more recognized, the real watch the arrival of the era, not a sudden outbreak of a point in time, but is gaining popularity, which by the restructuring pocket watch, is the prototype of the modern watch.
Modified from the left pocket watch early watch: Audemars Piguet in: Omega Right: Patek Philippe 19th century pocket watch popular, but watch due to the relatively large head, portability is still room for improvement, and used as a pendant decorated table although small, is not easy to read the time, the late 1800s, it has already been started in a small pocket watch case welded lugs or the “U” shaped lug, and then loaded strap, the restructuring can wear the watch.
Such a small watch pocket watch converted from in the early 20th century, it has become increasingly common.
In fact, since that time be able to design a small pocket watch, indicating that a small movement of R & D manufacturing capability is there, but is limited to a century pocket watch design habits, no one put it directly designed to watch.
Hermes’s first watch Hermes first watch, is another tricky practice, it got caught up in a shell for a small pocket watch, assembled on the shell strap on, it can be worn on the wrist.
This modification does not destroy the original pocket watch, so if according to the current fashion design, it is theoretically possible to transform many shapes and colors, should be quite fashionable approach.
We agreed that the first half of the 20th century, two world wars, because the required troops, largely accelerated the arrival of the era of the watch.
Workshops were already beginning based on the structure of the restructuring watch from the pocket watch, the watch worn in conjunction with size, scenes and habits, to design movement, case and bracelet, watch this be considered the true sense.
Military orders, let Workshops to the civilian market watch production, post-war, benefit, watches became popular.
Play modification is playing mood They want to return modern, different watches and modified car modification thing is, watch this thing is too small, and too fine, anything causing some minor damage to internal movement, may affect the quality of the entire gold watch, so the requirements are relatively high consumption of energy and very, very few people watch refit.
But conversion is not necessary to come to a movement Dong Daozi, most of the time, we just need to look a little renovation can bring a lot of fun.
Rubber B coupled with different color rubber ribbon style more Rolex The most common, for a watch strap is also modified.
For now, a table with a wide variety, but the most common metal belt and the belt, as well as to Nato style represented nylon belt, a rubber belt.
Now many brands focusing on fashion and versatility, so have introduced some design can easily dress up the main table.
Which is very representative of the brand Hublot, press the button on the case directly, you can easily remove the original strap, then according to their own preferences and size, to buy the appropriate style bracelet put on just fine.
There Montblanc Bao Xi female form, there are convenient device replacement strap.
Nato strap wind Gepi Nato canvas Various colors Nato style canvas In other strap must point to note is that the band must first measure the size of their own good, as well as the type of clasp, if you want to use the original clasp, they have to measure the width and good clasp strap and strap connection style, and then look for the strap manufacturer purchases or on the line, the majority of these can be implemented on a treasure panacea.
Put another mood can change the strap, low cost of this restructuring, but fun.
The new time and old objects After the contact table for a long time, a lot of people will be more like antique or antique table core, a sense of the kind of thing that comes out of the old time goes by, the new object is to can not.
And a lot of old objects designed, good workmanship, more popular.
However cousin shell, pointer, disk in the long years, rarely well-preserved, but the movement tend to save a bit better, so in order to prevent dust movement, change it to set up new equipment naturally should.
拿汉米尔顿 917 and 921 to change the watch pocket watch movement 921 Hamilton pocket watch movement But I have seen more, usually a lot of people like to collect and clean out some of the history of the famous movement, pocket watch or watch, and then think of a way to match the appropriate case, dial, hands and strap, this modification is very interesting.
However, because of this domestic market is too small, private firms generally do not go alone custom-made, cost is too high, so look for some of this watch shop customized services will save a lot of thing, they can help to find these parts, and finally changed out general are pretty good, is to wait for a long time, the type of needle plate and in full accordance with the type of table if the Lord wants, it is even harder.
I stood forum users to change yourself pregnant wrist The so-called expert in civil, in the country still do have some people, especially like watches modifications, they have the ability, they transform themselves, the fun really comparable to their own table, took a few years scouring various accessories, are not rare thing.
I’ve seen more movement with a modified main Hamilton 921 movement 917 movement, Volgin railroad pocket watch movement, Piaget 9P, Longines 17L and so on.
What kind of movement suitable for conversion, it depends on the quality itself is good, and should be easy to match, or head size, position, diameter and height of the hands of the pins, nails dial position and so on, will make the corresponding increase in many parts match difficulty.
These movements, are relatively easy to match.
Left: Panerai California the right side of the pocket watch movement to change: change the watch movement with West Malaysia This level of conversion, generally need to have enough professional knowledge for the job, but also have some of the equipment, if not ready, watch the master or find know, will be relatively much easier, or high cost, risk is not that big, easy destroy finally Amoy to good movement.
Modern money is not dared to touch the souls Watch modern models, universal for years is not long since, with respect to the life of the mechanical watch, it is also even after a teenager now, I bought the Friends of the general table, rarely will they start.
But do not rule out some tables of Friends, because the original table wearing tired, or damage the appearance of large pieces, or for other reasons, be modified.
China still has a number of channels can help refit the watch, but all of a modified form, the brand will always refuse the sale, even pay does not work.
Bamford change Rolex Kelpie and Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph Relatively speaking, change table and private table modern master much, at most custom signatures or special dial, many of these brands official may provide, be customized.
But there are some third-party companies, to accept modification watch.
One very famous tuning company Bamford is very good at conversion Patek Philippe, Rolex and these are generally people do not move the table, and Bamford will and a lot of design companies to launch a number of strong sense of design personality watch, and Bamford the company modified the watch , the price often much higher than the original price of the watch, even turning several times.
MadeWorn company changed carved Rolex watch case US companies MadeWorn also a good at design modification company, but their main business is not modified watch, just because Mr.
Blaine understand design, I happen to like to watch, so do take the opportunity to watch the conversion.
He introduced the intaglio Rolex, and really let watch enthusiasts salivate.
I got pregnant with Friends of the Forum table change enamel dial wrist watch Summary: Watch modified, it is another way to watch a hobby, it is different from watch collectors, like car modification, as enthusiasts it as a pleasure, a philosophy of life.
When the meter is to mechanical wear, and can watch the main story.
A higher level of reform movement, only watchmakers have the strength, like a car engine change, is not able to control the fans.
(Map / text watch House Wu Yibing)
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