Service: Start Watch with ZIM 2602 Movement

This is a first! A Russian watch on WahaWatches. A lot of professional watchmakers don’t accept Russian watches. Either because the parts are hard to find or because the movements can be a [...]


Omega Speedmaster 2998: Made to Race, Worn in Space

In 1959, the short-lived (2 years in production) original Speedmaster reference, the CK 2915, got something of a makeover. The result was the reference CK 2998, currently the second most [...]

18 Essential Watchmaking Tools for a Beginner

Maybe you’re a watch collector, and you want to add another layer to your hobby. Perhaps you’re looking into watchmaking as a possible career choice. Either way, you’ll need [...]


Omega Speedmaster 145.012 – The Last Cal. 321

In 1967, the reference 105.012 has been replaced with the 145.012. Nearly identical to its predecessor, it was in production for two years, from 1967 to 1968. The Omega Speedmaster 145.012 was [...]


Omega Speedmaster 145.022-68 and -69: The Speedy As We Know It

In 1968, the long-standing workhorse chronograph movement of the SSIH, the Lemania CH27 C12 (Omega 321), was discontinued. It was replaced with the Lemania 1873, which became the famous Omega 861 [...]