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Elgin Watch Repair & Service

Masterpiece Watch Restoration LLC.

 

 

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The Elgin National Watch Company, most commonly known as just the Elgin Watch company, was a major US watch maker from 1864 until its closure in 1968. The company sold watches under the names, Elgin, Lord Elgin, and Lady Elgin.

For nearly 100 years the company's manufacturing complex in Elgin was the largest site dedicated to watchmaking in the world.

 

Regular Service :

Designed to meet the manufacturers requirements for proper maintenance. As your Elgin watch ages the gaskets, setting crown and crystal will wear down over time, under normal circumstances. Your watch is left vulnerable to the effects of moisture, perspiration, temperature changes, dust and normal body movements.

 

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Emergency Service :

Refinished Lord Elgin Dial

Emergency medicine for broken, damaged or leaking watches. Complete disassembly of the watch movement and close inspection of all parts for wear and damage. Replacement of any parts necessary. Clean the movement, chemically, ultrasonically and manually. Reassemble, adjust and test the movement.

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Performance Service :

Designed to match or exceed the original accuracy and performance as well as maintaining that accuracy for an extended period. In addition to a test on an electronic timing machine, actual performance of the watch must be observed over a period of several days. It is important that you inform the watchmaker of your wearing habits so that your watch can be adjusted accordingly.

 

4243 W. Kennedy Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33609

(813) 802-4884

Serving all Tampa, St. Petersburg, Brandon, Valrico, Riverview, New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Zephyrhills, Lakeland, Plant City, Clearwater and all surrounding areas. Don't live near by, we also accept repairs world-wide. Our front door is your front door.

Office hours are Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Closed holidays

 

 

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Watch repair services available:

Battery replacement (most watches) - $15.00
Lithium - $20.00 & up


Complete Battery Service for Water Resistant Watches

Water resistant watches are sealed to prevent water damage.  They should be resealed after a fresh battery is installed.  This includes pressure testing after completion.

  • Luxury watches:  We recommend the complete battery service.  This includes a leak pre-test, clean & polish the case & band, install a new battery, reseal the watch (replace gasket if needed) and final leak test.  Usually same day service.  $75.00 & up.
  • Better watches: We recommend the complete battery service. This includes a leak pre-test, clean & polish the case & band, install a new battery, reseal the watch (replace gasket if needed) and final leak test.  Usually same day service.  $60.00 & up.
  • Basic watches: We recommend the basic battery service. This includes a leak pre-test, install a new battery, reseal the watch (replace gasket if needed) and final leak test.  Usually same day service.  $35.00 & up.


Pressure testing - $10.00 - $25.00
Gasket replacement - $20.00 each
(Includes water testing after installation)
Clean & Polish case/band - $50.00 & up
Watch bracelet link removal - $20.00 & up
Watch bracelet repair - $20.00 & up
Bracelet link pin replacement - $20.00
Spring bar replacement - $20.00/pair-SS
Watch authentication (Visual - External only) - $45.00
Watch authentication (External & Internal) - $125.00

 

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Manual and Automatic Winding Watches

1. All manually wound watches need to be fully wound at least once a day.
Wind the watch gently until you feel it stop. NEVER force the crown, when winding or setting.

2. All automatic watches (watches that wind from the motion of the wrist) must be worn actively at least 12 hours/day.
If you do not wear the watch, it does not wind. If the watch runs down, it must be wound or worn until it runs and then set to the correct time.

Elgin pocket watch

Warranty

We completely warranty all of our replaced or fabricated parts and labor. If a repair is returned to us with any defect that is the result of the manner in which it was repaired, we will correct the situation immediately. We will prioritize your watch repair and return it to you at no charge. The warranty period is for one year from the completion date of the original repair. The warranty does not cover return shipping to Masterpiece Watch Restoration.

This warranty does not include internal parts of the movement that may fail as a result of rust or abuse, such as, a broken balance staff or broken crystal

 

 

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