You've found the home of American Timekeeper, the very best place for vintage pocket watch repair and restoration. Whether you're a dedicated collector or just trying to get that heirloom fixed, we know how to get these tiny engines running properly.
We offer a range of specialized restoration services, so trust us with your grandfather's watch for expert repairs that will take just a few days. If you would like to get your vintage timepiece running again, then check if it's a model that we accept.
American pocket watches are an important part of our history, and it's our goal to preserve as many of them as possible. They are valuable heirlooms to be passed on to future generations, and each watch tells a story of past owners who carried them.
Learn the basics like winding and setting, what jewels are for and where they're located, the different kinds of dials, and more advanced stuff like escapements, stopworks, and gear trains.
Perfect for beginners - what to avoid, a buyer's guide, which strategies are better, what parasites are, how to spot damage, why research is important, and a whole section of "fixes".