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  • Certificate of completing the Swatch Group Service Provider Training by Mitchell Lodowski
  • Member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors certificate
  • Mitchell Lodowski certificate of completing the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute

Our happy customer

    I have an extensive collection of fine watches, including minute repeaters, tourbillions, perpetual calendars and various astrological complications. For many years my timepieces, that required service, were returned to the factories in Switzerland...Read more
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Movado Watch Repair

Service Recommendations for Movado Watches

It is recommended having your Movado timepieces inspected by a professional every three to five years.

The timepiece’s mechanical movement require this periodic maintenance to ensure optimum performance. Just remember to ask the watch specialist to give your Movado watch a check-up with every battery change. This will reduce the friction on which the mechanisms turn. If your watch “dries out” due to lack of consistent lubrication and oil, it could cause your Movado to work improperly, or stop working altogether.

Our Expertise at Fixing Movado Watches

At Manhattan Time Service, our modern workshop offers the best infrastructure and experienced staff who can expertly repair or restore your Movado timepiece. Our staff understands every part of high-grade modern and vintage watches, and they continually receive training in order to better serve our customers.

Services We Provide for Movado Watches

  • Complete Service \ OH
  • Replace any faulty watch parts
  • Check that the watch parts function correctly
  • Check for rust or wear
  • Assemble and lubricate the movements in accordance with the instructions
  • Movement functioning check
  • Calibration of the mechanism
  • Demagnetize the movement if needed
  • Crystal replacement
  • Hands replacement
  • Gasket replacement
  • Stem and crown replacement
  • Dial replacement or refinishing
  • Ultrasound cleaning of the case and bracelet
  • Watchbands & Strap replacements
  • Polishing
  • Pressure test to factory specifications

Movado Models We Repair

  • BELA
  • DURA
  • SE

Historical Info

Movado was started in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, in 1881 by 19-year-old Achille Ditesheim. The name Movado means “always in motion” in the language of Esperanto. In fact, many of Movado’s watch lines and individual watches are named in Esperanto. Getting off the ground with only six employees, Ditesheim relentlessly pursued a never-ending commitment to quality and innovation, and his work paid off when Movado won many prestigious awards at the Universal Exhibitions in Paris in 1900, including a silver medal. Today, Movado has garnered more than 200 international awards for innovative watch designs and technological time-keeping advancements.

What Makes a Movado Watch Unique

Movado is known around the world for its Museum Watch, which features a single gold dot representing the sun at high noon and has hands that suggest the movement of the earth. The original Museum Watch was the first wristwatch to be shown at the Museum of Modern Art and was designed by an American, Nathan George Horwitt, in 1947.

Recent Events

February 1, 2010

Movado sponsored the L.A. premiere of the film, Dear John, which was based on Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling novel of the same name. The star of the film, Amanda Seyfried, is also a Movado brand ambassador.