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Alpina watch repairs

We've made it ridiculously easy to get your Alpina watch repaired or serviced. You can start right now, and it won't break your wallet.

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Alpina watch battery replacement

Alpina battery died?

Let Repairs by post handle the fuss with our easy to use Alpina watch battery replacement service. Our technicians replace batteries for all Alpina models of ladies and mens wrist-watch.

  1. We use only the best Swiss-made batteries. These are the recommended choice of most Swiss brands.
  2. Your watch is specially resealed to ensure its water-tight gasket meets manufactures ratings and is water resistant again.
  3. During the battery replacement process our technician will complete a full inspection of your watch.
  4. Our free inspection ensures your Alpina watch remains in optimum mechanical and anaesthetic condition, providing peace of mind and extended lifespan for years to come.

3 signs your watch may need a new battery (2 min read)

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Take a walk to your nearest post office and go direct to the UK's leading Alpina watch repair service centre.

We’ve made it safe, fast and FREE to send your Watch to Repairs by post. Just wrap, pack and attach our free Royal Mail postage-paid shipping label. Repairs by post will have your Alpina watch repair off to a flying start in no-time, and with the peace of mind you’re are dealing with Britains leading Alpina repair centre.

It’s easy to get started — fill out our watch repair request, and we’ll give your watch repair a quick assessment and send you an email with the next steps.

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Alpina watch stopped working? We can fix it.

It’s recommended that your Alpina wristwatch is maintained and looked after professionally ensuring it lasts the test of time. Repairs by Post offer a fast, professional Alpina watch repair service by post to ensure your Alpina timepiece continues to work for years to come. If your watch has stopped working, broken, needs a service, an anaesthetic make-over or a battery replacement our expert team can help.

Alpina battery replacement

Swiss-made batteries with a two-year guarantee. Replaced and resealed then pressure tested to ensure your watch stays water-tight. Our battery replacement service stops 75% of Alpina watch mail-functions in their tracks.

Alpina strap replacement

Leather, silicone or metal bracelet? Let Repairs by post update your Alpina with a manufacture original strap or replacement. We can source and supply original and replacement Alpina straps and bracelets for all models.

Alpina crown replacement

The crown sets the time, date, winds and starts/stop your watch. Accidental damage, miss-use, or impact can cause malfunction or worse break the crown and stem. Our Alpina crown and stem replacement service will get your Alpina operating and looking like new.

Alpina glass replacement

If your watch-glass has been broken, scratched or damaged, use our watch glass replacement service. It's the SOS cost-effective solution to get your Alpina fixed and looking like new again.

Alpina bezel replacement

The bezel is the ring that surrounds and holds the watch glass in situ. On a dive watch, the bezel rotates and is used to read elapsed time. The bezel can become tarnished, scratched, damaged or worse fall entirely off. When this happens, Repairs by post to the rescue.

Alpina dial restoration

Over-time the watch dial, face, digits and hands can become tarnished, corrode or worse break or fall-off: water entering the watch case, a broken watch glass, or leaky battery can cause any of these un-sightly issues. We can help fix these issues and get your Alpina watch looking new again.

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The history of Alpina watches

Alpina as a brand, was registered in 1901. Although it began as a co-operation between manufacturers and suppliers, Alpina soon started to design its chronometers and began to produce its watches.

In the 1920s the Alpina brand was sold in over 2000 outlets worldwide. Even by today’s standards, that is impressive. Due to this success, Alpina is thought to be one of the first leading manufacturers of Swiss watches.

It is thought that Gottlieb Hauser of Alpina created the sports watch in 1938 and has changed little from the sports watch we know it today. It had to have four qualities; anti-magnetic, anti-shock, water-resistant and stainless steel. The “Alpina 4” became a popular choice not only for fans of the brand but pilots, drivers and those in the military.

In 2006 Alpina moved into new premises in Geneva.

Although tradition and craftsmanship remain essential concepts for the brand, as is modern technology, in 2015 Alpina embraces advanced technology with its first Horological SmartWatch.

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There isn't one. Open a watch repair request, define your repair - upload photo's to our UK service centre. Our expert team will examine your repair request. If your repair is accepted, we notify you the same day with FREE shipping instructions. Still not convinced? Read on.

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Alpina maintenance and care tips

Setting the time.

If you need to change the time on your watch, it is advised to avoid manually doing so during the times of 10pm and 2am. This could interfere with the setting of your watch as this is when the date is automatically due to change.

Alpina winding.

It is also advised that you do not deliberately shake a self-winding watch to wind it. This movement will be ineffective and could potentially damage your watch.

Alpina recommends for maximum performance of your timepiece that users wind their watches before they reach the end of their power reserve.

If your mechanical watches have manual winding – it may need to be wound daily. This process will give your watch enough sufficient power to function correctly. If you are manually winding your watch, you must do this by turning the crown clockwise as far as it will go. This must be done gently; therefore, it is advised not to force it when it reaches this point. By putting too much pressure on your timepiece, you may be damaging the movement. At Repairs By Post, we provide Alpina watch repair which will have your watch back up and running in no time at all.

If you are the owner of a self-winding mechanical watch, it will have an additional mechanism which will allow it to be automatically wound through the natural movement of the wrist.

If your watch has stopped or not worn for several days, this may mean it must be rewound using the crown. This will ensure the watch continues to function during periods of low activity (e.g. when sleeping).

It is advised that 20 turns of the crown are essential to provide your watch with plenty of energy. Keep in mind that the power reserve of a self-winding mechanical watch can vary depending on the movement of its wearer’s wrist.

How to adjust the time and date of your watch (3 min read)

CLEANING A Alpina WATCH

If you are cleaning any type of watch, care should be taken. Alpina metal and rubber bracelets and water resistant cases can be cleaned using a toothbrush. The process for cleaning a Alpina watch is relatively simple, and the Alpina official website recommends using a little bit of soapy water and drying with a soft cloth.

A Alpina watch should always be cleaned after contact with seawater. In this case, you should always rinse your Alpina watch with fresh water. Like every watch brand, to keep your Alpina watch in pristine condition, it is recommended to avoid chemicals and cosmetics. Make sure that when you are wearing your Alpina watch that you are avoiding contact with solvents, detergents, fragrances and cosmetics.

How to clean your watch (3 min read)

HOW LONG DOES A Alpina BATTERY LAST

The battery life of a Alpina watch is 2.5 years. This is the average battery life of most watch brands typically between 2 - 5 years. This is for a new watch and variable depending on the model, amount of energy required by its various functions and what functions you use. It can also depend on how-long your watch was running before you purchased it. After your Alpina battery is replaced you should expect a lifespan of about 2 years from the replacement battery, before it dies again.

The great thing about this brand is that there are no guessing games when it comes to battery life. Alpina watches have a battery EOL indicator which stands for “End of Life”. This means that when the second hand begins to jump in four-second intervals, it is time for your watch to be sent away for watch maintenance. At Repairs By Post, we provide Alpina battery replacement.

3 signs your watch may need a new battery (2 min read)

Alpina WATCH DAMAGE

Timepieces are fragile pieces of jewellery which can be damaged if they are exposed to extreme conditions. If your watch undergoes violent impact, Repairs By Post recommend that your watch is checked by a member of our watch specialist team.

Watches can also be sensitive to thermal impacts; therefore it is advised that when wearing your Alpina watch that you avoid exposing your watch to extreme temperatures that are above 60°C or below 0°C.

If your watch is exposed to a sudden change in temperature, for example, a sauna or diving into cold water after exposure to the sun, it could damage the movement of your watch.

WATER RESISTANCE FOR Alpina WATCHES

Water resistance is added to protect your watch. However, it may wear off over time; therefore, you should always be careful with your water-resistant timepiece. To keep your watch safe in the water, DO NOT use pushers while you still emerge in water.

If you watch is certified as water resistant, to avoid water penetration that could result in a break in the mechanics of your watch, it is essential that you do not use pushers when the watch is in contact with water.

Understanding your watch water proof rating (2 min read)

Alpina WATCH STRAPS REPLACEMENT

At Repairs By Post, we can replace the straps of multiple watch brands including Alpina watch straps. Leather watch straps can be maintained by avoiding contact with water or sweat.

Alpina BATTERY REPLACEMENT

Once you watch reaches the time to have its battery replaced, it is telling you that it needs to be sent away for watch repair. Your watch should be sent for maintenance as soon as possible as it will avoid the risk of any leakage. This could damage the movement of your watch, and that is why we recommend not leaving a completely discharged battery in your watch.

Make sure Alpina battery replacement is carried out by a professional watch repair service. At Repairs By Post, we have been recommended by hundreds of customers and guarantee that your repair will be completed to a high quality standard in a reasonable amount of time.

Alpina MAGNETISM TEST

  1. Place your watch near a traditional compass.
  2. If the needle moves, you may have somehow magnetised your watch.
  3. At our Alpina service centre, we will demagnetise your watch as standard using our specialist equipment.
  4. If you suspect you have magnetised your Alpina, send it to the experts at Repairs by Post for expert care and Alpina repair.

The simple magnitism test for watches (1 min read)

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