I’ll call and see if that’s them. Timefactors have managed to source some NOS parts from the company that use to manufacture the watches for Sewills. Instrument makers to the Admiralty since time began. What a horrible character. The choice of movements with small seconds at 6 is limited unless you can find a stash of new old stock movements. They can be found still in Liverpool and their website:
Never got round to buying some very nice clocks and barometers. The Unitas is renowned as an almost unburstable movement, so the Ferreira could work neatly as an heirloom watch and pass from one generation to the next. What a horrible character. I’m looking for a watch they called the ‘pilot’. But the PRS carries the same simple elegance and beauty-in-function of those marine watches. The movement is housed in a solid stainless steel case, and features winding crown protection lugs. There was an absolute Jaguar F-Type rally car:
Originally Posted by Bajan. AmEx is going to take a hit, methinks Magazin de Accesorii says: The horn lugs are a wide 22mm, holding wwtch grained calf leather strap. Eddie Platts is only having of these watches made and each one is numbered. What happens to the Sewills brand once these 85 pieces are sold depends on the owners of Timefactors.
The movement all have COSC certification from Eddie, can you make a nice little marine auto in a 38mm case with scalloped lugs, Breguet hands and sub-seconds? The Unitas is renowned as an almost unburstable movement, so the Ferreira could work neatly as an heirloom watch and pass from one generation to the next.
The significant reworking of the movement alone takes it a long way from being a stock Unitas. Joseph Sewell started making nautical navigation instruments in nineteenth century Liverpool, only ceasing manufacture in There was an absolute If any body reading this knows of someone who will service Sewills watches, it would be good to hear.
That is a great watch, totally love it. Even the engraving on his sextants would make modern typographers weep. But never mess with people from Sheffield.
I understand that the Qmatic has a Tissot movement which makes it a quality watch. They are set-up as a service center for watches, clocks and other instruments manufactured by the then Sewills of Liverpool. The Ferreira arrives in a rather more up-stage piano-black, gloss, wooden box. Reciew looking for a watch they called the ‘pilot’.
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This is all from memory – the company is Sewills or possibly Sewells. I’m looking for a watchmaker. They can be found still in Liverpool and their website: The time now is The choice of movements with small seconds at 6 is limited unless you can find a stash of new old stock movements. Ah, but now I’ve found out Sewills went out of business a little while ago. Search My Stuff What’s New 3 12 24 July 13th, Mark developed a passion for watches at a young age.
Rview for taking the time to reply. The front of the watch shows off a coin-edged bezel, also in stainless, with the flat sapphire crystal sitting very slightly proud.
Thanks – you’ve found more than I have. The catalogues I have must be the last ones they produced.
Sewills Q-Matic Wristwatch
Sewills Q-Matic Wristwatch Enter this into your search and scroll down the page The cog-style crown turns smoothly.
SEWILLS “FERREIRA” PRS-39
Pic of the Week. Browse cars for sale. Never got round to buying some very nice clocks and barometers. His marine chronometers have the easy elegance that nineteenth century craftsmen gave to everything from cast iron railway station pillars to postboxes. September 5th, J1mmyD Original Poster 1, posts months.
Many Sewills marine chronometers did likewise. With only made, the Ferreira may not be around on the shelves for very long. Eddie Platts of Timefactors an online retailer of watches in Sheffield bought the trade mark in and intends to launch an updated version of the Sewiills Professional Divers watch later this year. I rather like smaller like this: