Watch Servicing

Watch Servicing

Apart from the human heart, few things in life are required to work 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Our specialist watch service team works as hard as your timepiece does. Our Rolex-accredited watchmakers are dedicated to ensuring your watch continues to work for you as it should, year after year.

Our watch service includes:

  • full maintenance service
  • timekeeping tests
  • waterproofing
  • resealing
  • battery replacement
  • strap changes

If you are interested in having a watch service with us, please make an enquiry below. Otherwise please phone or pop into one of our five UK showrooms, where our dedicated ambassadors will be happy to assist you.

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Watch service with care

Hundreds of tiny components work to keep your mechanical timepiece ticking. Just like your car, taking care of your precious, valuable watch makes financial sense.

Opening your watchcase, whether for servicing or waterproofing, should only be carried out by a highly qualified watchmaker with the necessary testing equipment. At David M Robinson, our dedicated team of watchmakers have years of experience in the sophisticated process of watch servicing.

Whether you have a Rolex watch*, a TAG Heuer, Raymond Weil or other, our team offers comprehensive after sales care. As well as full repair services, we offer battery replacement, maintenance servicing, timekeeping testing, waterproofing and resealing.

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*Unfortunately we cannot offer this for certain Rolex sports watches and chronographs.

Waterproofing watch service

The various openings and joints of your timepiece must be sealed in order to keep your watch working after contact with water. Naturally, the seals themselves can degrade over time. We recommend these are checked annually (especially if the watch is used for serious water-based activities like scuba diving). Our team at David M Robinson is highly skilled in the art of keeping a watch protected from water.

To find out if your watch seals need protecting, make an enquiry using the form above. You can also phone or pop into one of our five UK showrooms, where our expert ambassadors can tell you more.

Looking after your watch

While most modern watches can withstand some level of exposure to water, those made before 1970 do not have the waterproofing technology that modern timepieces do. Of course, we recommend these watches are kept away from moist environments.

Virtually all modern watches can withstand a normal level of water exposure such as hand washing, while diver’s watches rated at 300m (1,000ft) can easily cope with a swim in the sea. When your timepiece does come into contact with salt water, because even high-grade stainless steel will oxidise with direct contact with salt, it should be rinsed off as soon as possible with fresh water.

Of course, some timepieces such as the Rolex Sea-Dweller Deep Sea watch, can cope with enormous depths but even so, must be checked regularly with a watch servicing, to ensure that their seals are working correctly.

Trusted watch servicing

Whichever precious timepiece you own, it will have its own unique needs. The team at David M Robinson are perfectly placed to advise you and service it correctly.

Get in touch by using the form above or phone or pop into one of our five UK showrooms, where our expert ambassadors can tell you more.