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Old 14.08.2015, 17:25
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watch repair and despair in Geneva!

It's the country of watch makers, yet I am struggling to find someone to repair an old watch that has great sentimental value to me.


I've been to Globus (the guy in the corner who does watch repairs) and a couple more, but either they say they don't do "small repairs" and their estimate is higher than the price of the watch itself!


Anyone knows a good address in Geneva for "small repairs at reasonable cost"?


Odile, is your dad still alive? He'd do it with his eyes shut, no doubt!
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Re: watch repair and despair in Geneva!

Sadly no, dad died 3 months after we moved here in 2009- aged 96.

Which brand is it? I have a friend here who has a watch making school and would probably happy to look at it. Do you have any idea what the problem is? I do know lots of other watch makers here.
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Sadly no, dad died 3 months after we moved here in 2009- aged 96.

Which brand is it? I have a friend here who has a watch making school and would probably happy to look at it. Do you have any idea what the problem is? I do know lots of other watch makers here.


It's a "Fossil", nothing fancy but it was a 30th birthday present from my wife...back quite a few years ago! I'm going to try again in Geneva and if unsuccessful, I might call on your contacts.


The winding button is partly damaged and the hands are no longer working, despite brand new battery.
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