Links to Other Horological Sites of Interest
Renaissance Watch Repair: Specializing in the repair, restoration and preservation of fine vintage timepieces.
Nevada Watch Repair: Modern, Antique, and Vintage watches professionally serviced in Carson City, Nevada. One year guarantee on all work. Accepting mail orders.
Pocket Watch Site: Specializing in American pocket watch sales, repairs, and a ton of information!
Watch Material Dealers - U.S.
The William S. McCaw Co.: The Wm. S. McCaw Co. is a full service Material House since 1913. We have an extensive inventory of watch parts including all major brands, batteries, movements, tools related to the jewelry and horological industries and much more. Our excellent crystal fitting service is used by customers across the United States. We welcome orders via web, email, fax and phone. Phone 1-800-537-0343. Fax 1-800-245-6481.
Twin City Supply, Inc.: A 4th generation family owned business located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We can trace our roots back to the 1920's. Our phone lines are open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Central time. We carry findings, solder, Energizer watch batteries; all sorts of watch material, new and old. Watch material and crystals for Seiko, Pulsar, Citizen, Bulova, and many hard to find or discontinued brands such as Rolex, Omega, Elgin, Hamilton, Gruen, Longines, Waltham, other Swiss brands, pocket watches, etc.. In fact, we are still going thru many boxes that were stored in three trailers in the back lot from the move 13 years ago! We stock extensive inventories from: A*F, Acon, Arbe, Bergeon, Bestfit, Casio, Citizen, Eurotool, Energizer, Grobet, Horotec, GemOro, Gilden, JSP, L & R, Newall, PePe, Seiko, Timex, WatchBand Headquarters, and Zenith. Many, many items are available that re not listed on the new web site; please email or call with your requests. Telephone 800-328-6009 or e-mail Twincitysupply@msn.com
Primrose Supplies: Primrose Supplies, located in Salt Lake City, is a full service watch materials, tools and supply house. On our site you will find a representation of what we have to offer. If you don't see what you're looking for, just call us. We can help.
Jules Borel and Co.: Borel is a watch material dealer located in Kansas City, MO. The Borel web site is certainly one of the best for identifying vintage parts and for interchange information if one understands how the search function works.
Star Time Supply: Star Time Supply is one of the larger supply houses in the U.S.A and has an extensive website. They ship orders same day as late as 3 p.m. CST and are based out of Houston, Texas. Star Time is popular with many of us watchmakers, because they often carry’s items that other material suppliers don't have. Star Time offers 3 % discount on web orders, or you can place orders by fax or phone. Telephone 1-800-927-7664 or 713-270-9935. Fax 713-270-9936. English and Spanish are spoken.
Otto Frei: Frei is a watch material dealer in Oakland CA. Frei has a very well illustrated web site, which can provide learning opportunities for beginners.
CasKer Co.: CasKer is one of the largest watch material dealers in the U.S. with a large web site which features access to material often difficult to obtain because of manufacturers restrictive practices. Need a Patek Philip crown? CasKer has it for only $250--solid gold of course.
Watch Material Dealers - International
Ernst Westphal: Westphal is a source in Germany for vintage Swiss parts. The web site is in German and English, but they are also able to communicate in French, and Spanish as well.
Cousins U.K.: One of the U.K.'s largest watch material suppliers. The Cousins web site has hundreds of technical documents online, including many factory produced illustrated parts lists.
Northern Watch & Clock Supplies: Located in County Down, Northern Ireland, NWC has millions of parts and is an excellent source for vintage material not found elsewhere.
Used Watch Movements, Watch Material and Tools
Dashto Horological Services: Dashto is an excellent source for used watch movements, vintage Swiss, Japanese and American watch parts, as well as used watchmaker's tools.
Vintage Watch Market: For vintage and obsolete new old stock tools and Swiss material (chronograph, dials, hands, cases, movement parts, pivot caps, pendant bushes, and much more). If you do not find what you are looking for listed on their website, contact them.They have thousands of unlisted items, and requests are welcomed.
ObsoleteWatchandClockparts.com: A good selection of new old stock, hard to find, or obsolete watch parts.
Dave's Watch Parts and Tools Vintage/Antique watch repair tools, factory material, crystals, pocket watch case and chain parts.
A frequently updated page with resources such as: suppliers of parts (American pocket watches, Swiss pocket watches, wristwatch parts); suppliers of crystals; technical manuals; dial refinishers; etc.
British Horological Institute
National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
News and Discussion Groups
Tick Talk — Let’s talk about things that tick. And the things that make me tick. It’s not always about watches, but I am a watchmaker so lots of it centers around watches and watchmaking.