Choosing a watchmaker

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Choosing a watchmaker

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I'm posting this here for want of a better place to put it, but how do other forum members go about choosing a watchmaker when it comes to repairs and servicing? I'm quite fortunate to have two very well established watchmakers within walking distance of my work, both of whom I've asked to quote the repair of the Omega Dynamic I've discussed elsewhere. I've had no real negative experiences of either so far, although I'm still waiting for one of the quotes.

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Re: Choosing a watchmaker

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Just realised this would be far better suited to "General Watchmaking". Can it be moved?
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Re: Choosing a watchmaker

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Edinburgh isn't that close for you, but there is a great little clock/watchsmith shop on Dundas Street in Edinburgh (about half way down from Queen Street).
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Re: Choosing a watchmaker

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Not too far away, but I'd prefer somewhere a little closer to home. I'll keep it in mind the next time I'm through that neck of the woods.
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C11 KVKT
Omega Geneve Dynamic 135.0033 manual wind
Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 231.10.42.21.02.003
Omega Seamaster 300 Master Co-Axial 233.30.41.21.01.001
Steinhart Ocean Two
Rolex GMT-Master II 126710BLNR