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Rolex Oyster Quartz Day Date 19018 From 1978

Another incredible Rolex in for servicing that you do not see every day is this Rolex Oyster Quartz Day Date Model:19018 from 1978. What makes the Rolex Oyster Quartz so unique? Well it is the only quartz movement Rolex has ever made and is a one of a kind powerful [...]

November 28th, 2019|Watchmaking|

Rolex Oyster Royal Precision 6444 With The Best Papers – 1960

This Rolex Oyster Royal 6444 was purchased on the 12th of April 1960 this is the same year Rolex sent the Deep Sea Special model deep into the Mariana Trench, strapped to the outside of the Trieste bathyscaphe emerging unscathed. It is not every day we can buy a watch [...]

October 14th, 2019|Watchmaking|

Sell gold while the prices are still the highest we have ever seen!

Now is the time to sell gold. Due to geopolitical tensions recently the gold prices have increased significantly to an all time high. This is making it the best time to bring in your scrap gold or jewellery to sell. Established in 1928 Heptinstalls  has always offered the service of [...]

September 19th, 2019|Buying Gold & Jewellery|

Rolex Sea-Dweller Double Red 1665 – Repair & Restoration

It is always a good day when something like this beautiful Rolex Sea-Dweller 1665 Double Red arrives for repair. This watch is a one owner watch which had been worn until it stopped and then put in a drawer until it had come to us for repair. The owner thankfully didn't [...]

February 20th, 2019|Watchmaking|

Rolex Military Submariner 5513 – Repair & Restoration – Milsub

It is always nice when we have such a rare and valuable watch like this left for repair and service. A Rolex 5513 Military Submariner still in the hands of its original owner and showing real signs of use and wear. Can you imagine the military now issuing a Rolex Submariner [...]

January 24th, 2019|Watchmaking|

National Pawnbrokers Association

The Team at Heptinstalls are extremely pleased to announce that after rigorous interviews, compliance checks and assessments, we have been accepted as a member of The National Pawnbrokers Association - this is a very prestigious accolade for us and we are very happy and proud. The National Pawnbrokers Association has [...]

August 2nd, 2018|Pawnbroking|

Retrograde Complication – Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Moon Retrograde Service

Retrograde complications jump between the range of motion instead of turning all the way around in a circle. Here we have a Maurice Lacroix watch with retrograde complication shown in slow motion and full speed.   Whilst we had the camera out we also decided to capture the [...]

June 6th, 2018|Uncategorised|