Building a Watch Company - The Watch That Won the War: The Ultimate Piece of Military History for the Wrist
We get a lot of questions about how to open pocket watches so we thought we'd share a quick step-by-step guide. At Vortic Watch Company, one of the most common things we do is convert family heirlooms and other antique American pocket watches into custom wristwatches.
The first thing we need to know before converting a pocket watch is where it came from and what specs it has. The only way to do this is by looking at the actual mechanism hidden behind the back cover of most pocket watches.