Welcome to Ron Gordon Watch Repair. My workshop is conveniently located in Midtown New York City. My shop is equipped with modern state of the art machinery to handle all phases of watch repair, water resistant testing and case and bracelet refinishing. I have over 30 years of experience and knowledge with the tools to do the job right. All work is done in house. If you are looking for professional watch repair for your Movado, come by my shop for a free estimate or give me a call / email.
Movado Watch Repair and Service
Movado Watch is a renowned watch company whose name means “always in motion”. The company started in 1881, manufacturing in a small workshop in La Chaux-de-faunds, Switzerland. It was the gifted Achille Ditesheim along with the group of his six employees who initiated the grand move to establish Movado Watch. Initially Movado watches were fabricated and manufactured by hand. Shortly after, their unyielding effort got the anticipated dividends. By the year 1899, they were rewarded with nearly six “first-class Official Rating Certificates” in their category. The subsequent years came with even better results and they were honored with the ‘Silver Medal’ at the Universal demonstration in Paris.
In 1946 the unique “Museum Watch” which displayed a solo dot at the number 12 on the dial, took the market by storm. This inimitable characteristic of the watch symbolized innovation unheard of before. It was profoundly accepted as an enduring set in the “Museum of Modern Art” in the year 1969. It was the result of teaming up with designers like of Andy Warhol, who collaborated with the production process of “one-of-a-kind watches”, which are now an integral feature of museums, galleries, and watch collections. Movado is one of the high-end watches I repair and here is Movado’s recommendations for serving.
Repairing your Movado Watch
Movado is a precision timepiece and it needs regular interval servicing for it to work precisely. Movado recommends complete repairs be done every 4-5 years. The 2 recommended repairs are –
Partial Maintenance (whenever the battery is changed)
- Replacement of gaskets using genuine Movado parts
- Restore the water resistance to Movado manufacturer standards
- Clean the case and bracelet ultrasonically
Final inspection, visual and technical
- Complete Overhaul and reseal (every 4-5 years)
- The movement is completely taken apart, then any worn or broken parts are replaced with genuine Movado replacements.
- The watch is reassembled, oiled and regulated to Movado factory requirements
- All the gaskets are replaced and the water resistance is restored to Movado manufacturer standards.
- The case and bracelet are refinished to original condition
- Final examination and 72 hour test
Movado watches are precision timepieces, bring your watch in today for a free evaluation or call or email me anytime and I will be glad to answer any questions regarding your watch.
Other Watch Brands – Repair and Service
Ron Gordon Watches also repairs other watch brands such as Tag Heuer, Breitling, Longines, Hamilton, Omega, Rado, Rolex, Citizen, Tissot, Jaeger LeCoultre, and other major watch brands. If you are own luxury watch, please call or email me and I will be happy to answer any questions regarding your timepiece, or just stop in for a free estimate.
About Attractions in Midtown near Central Park, New York City, NY
Midtown Manhattan is bordered by Central Park at 59th Street on the North, 34th Street on the South, and 6th Ave. The area is home to many of New York’s tourist attractions: Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Terminal, Empire State Building, and Chrysler Building.