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June 2019

Profitable Watch Battery Replacement

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sands Expo, 201 Sands Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89169 United States
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Free

Join us as we demonstrate how watch battery replacement can be a profit generator for your store. Learn hands-on how to avoid costly pitfalls and transform your watch battery replacements into your most profitable part of the day. AWCI Certified Watchmakers will demonstrate tools & techniques to build success with watch battery replacement and watch repair. Limited to 8 participants. First come first served.

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Identifying Fake Watches

June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sands Expo, 201 Sands Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89169 United States
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Free

Counterfeit watches look more real every day. Gone are the days when you simply look to see if the second hand sweeps to know if it is a luxury watch. Join us for this short seminar and learn how expert watchmakers from AWCI determine whether luxury watches are genuine or fake.   **Course not endorsed by or affiliated with any major manufacturers.

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Opening and Closing Difficult Watch Cases

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sands Expo, 201 Sands Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89169 United States
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Most watch cases open and close easily, but we have all experienced the stubborn watch case. Get hands-on with the latest tools as Certified Master Watchmaker Tom Schomaker shares the tips and techniques he has learned working in every segment of the watch industry. In this hands-on seminar you will see how the proper tools and some simple techniques will make you successful in opening and closing almost every watch case. Limited to 8 participants. First come first served.

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Sizing Watch Bracelets

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sands Expo, 201 Sands Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89169 United States
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After this hands-on seminar on watch bracelet adjustment you will be able to adjust the length of a bracelet on the first try every time without any struggle. Join AWCI and our Certified Watchmakers as we offer advice and demonstrate how to measure and size a watch bracelet. Get hands-on with the latest tools to assist in removing links of all types. Limited to 8 participants. First come first served.

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Identifying Fake Watches

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sands Expo, 201 Sands Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89169 United States
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Free

Counterfeit watches look more real every day. Gone are the days when you simply look to see if the second hand sweeps to know if it is a luxury watch. Join us for this short seminar and learn how expert watchmakers from AWCI determine whether luxury watches are genuine or fake.   **Course not endorsed by or affiliated with any major manufacturers.

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Build a Watch with Roland Murphy – Las Vegas

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sands Expo, 201 Sands Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89169 United States
$1295

Join AWCI's Watchmaking professionals and Guest Instructor Roland Murphy of RGM Watches at the JCK Las Vegas Show on June 3, 2019 for a day of watchmaking. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes are newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 different styles of hands and is taught on our brand-new state of the art mobile classroom. This is your opportunity to assemble a Swiss Made ETA 6497 movement, lubricate…

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21st Century Watchmaking Standards

June 17 @ 8:00 am - June 21 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

The purpose of this course is to teach the student the fundamentals and tolerances associated with mechanical watch repair. The “Standard Operating Procedures” (SOP’s) used in modern watch repair will be discussed and implemented. Verification and analysis of the individual components of the movement will be assessed and corrected. For those planning to take any future classes or Brand Specific Training as it helps develop the necessary skill sets to a better training experience. Evaluate your skillset in this course…

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Build a Watch 2.0 North Carolina

June 21 - June 22
Schiffman’s, 137 S. Stratford Road
Winston Salem, NC United States

Call Schiffman's to Register: 336-725-1911 Join AWCI's Watchmaking professionals at Schiffman's Jewelers in Winston Salem, NC for a day of watchmaking. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 different styles of hands and is taught on our brand-new state of the art mobile classroom. This is your opportunity to assemble a Swiss Made ETA 6497 movement, lubricate the moving parts, install a dial and…

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July 2019

Build a Watch 2.0 Boston

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Boston, MASS, 200 Portland Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States
$1245

Join AWCI's Watchmaking professionals as they return to Boston, Mass on July 1, 2019 for a day of watchmaking. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 different styles of hands and is taught on our brand-new state of the art mobile classroom. This is your opportunity to assemble a Swiss Made ETA 6497 movement, lubricate the moving parts, install a dial and hands,…

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Watch 420: Vintage Chronograph

July 8 @ 8:00 am - July 12 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio, 701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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$1095

Processed with VSCO with lv01 preset Back by popular demand, come participate in a vintage chronograph course with Mr. Stoeber.  In this course, you will go through theoretically and practically different vintage chronograph calibers with emphasis on troubleshooting, repair and adjustments to each mechanism.  Lemania, Landeron and Valjoux calibers will be covered.  Sign up quickly!

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