Hinsdale, Il.

Making Fine Jewelry and Friends Since 1981

Watch Repair

watch-repair

Replacing a battery in a luxury watch or a Timex, clean the case and band to full restoration of an antique. Complete watch services are provided at Caffray for all new and vintage watches and clocks.

Quartz, automatic, mechanical movements including High Grade watches are serviced.

Changing batteries in all watches, clocks and heart rate monitors, most batteries can be changed while you wait. Watch bands are sized, cleaned, refinish, repaired or replaced when broken.

Supply and install new crystals, gaskets and crowns for most watches.

In store Water resistance  testing for your watch.

From a simple adjustments to a complete overhaul or restoration, Bring your watch in for a free estimate. Regardless of your needs, we will have your watch running and looking like new.

How to correctly pronounce the names of high grade watches.

Watch Brand Pronunciations

  • A Lange & Söhne  –  ah LAHN guh und ZO nuh
  • Alpina  –  al PEE nuh
  • Audemars Piguet  –  AWE duh mahr PEE gay
  • Baume & Mercier  –  BOWM and MURSE ee ay
  • Bédat  –  BAY dah
  • Blancpain  –  BLAHNK pan
  • Bovet  –  BO vay
  • Breguet  –  BREH gay
  • Breil  –   BRILE
  • Breitling  –    BRITE ling
  • Bulova   –  BULL uh vuh
  • Bulgari   –   BUL guh ree
  • Carl F. Bucherer  –  BOO kur ur
  • Cartier  –   KARR tee ay
  • Chase-Durer  –  CHASE DUR ur
  • Chopard  –   show PARD
  • Corum  –  KOR um
  • Cyma  –  SEE muh
  • Daniel Roth Roth:  –  ROTE
  • DeWitt  –  deh VITT
  • Doxa   –   DOX uh
  • Ebel  –    ee BELL
  • Franck Muller  –  FRAHNK MYOU ler
  • Frédérique Constant  –  FRED ur eek con STAHNT
  • Girard-Perregaux  –  zhee RAHRD PAIR uh go
  • Glashütte Original  –  glass HOO tuh or ig in AHL
  • Glycine  –  GLY seen
  • Greubel and Forsey  –  GROIB uhl and FORCE ee
  • Hublot  –  U blow
  • IWC Schaffhausen  –  Schaffhausen: shaff HOWZ in
  • Jaeger-LeCoultre  –   zhey ZHER leh KOOLT
  • JeanRichard  –   zhahn ree SHARD
  • Longines  –  LAWN jeen
  • Maurice Lacroix  –  Lacroix: LAH KWAH
  • Mido  –  MEE doe
  • Milus  –  mee LOOSE
  • Montblanc   –  MOHNT BLAHNK
  • Movado  –  muh VAH doe
  • Mühle Glashütte  –  MEW luh glass HOO tuh
  • Officine Panerai  –  off ih CHEE nay PAN ur eye
  • Omega  –  o MAY guh
  • Patek Philippe  –  pah TEK fill EEP
  • Perrelet  –  PAIR eh lay
  • Piaget  –  pee ah ZHAY
  • Rado   –  RAH doe
  • Roger Dubuis  –  roe ZHER do BWEE
  • Seiko  –   SAY ko
  • TAG Heuer  –   TAG HOI ur
  • Tissot  –  TEE so
  • Tutima  –  TOO tih muh
  • Ulysse Nardin  –  you LEESE nahr DAN (The last syllable is spoken with a short, nasal “a” with no real equivalent in English. The “n” is not pronounced fully, but cut off in the back of the mouth as soon as it begins.)
  • Vacheron Constantin  –  ASH er ahn kon stan TAN (For last syllable, see note for “Ulysse Nardin.”)
  • Victorinox  –  vick TOR ih nox
  • Wenger  –  WEN ger
  • Wittnauer  –  WIT now ur
  • Zenith  –  ZEH nith

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