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333 Washington St Ste 222, Boston, MA | Directions 0210842.356790 -71.058977
Neighborhoods: Downtown, Central
Omega watch repair – I found the Boston Watch & Clock Repair (BWCR) through citisearch and brought them my Omega Automatic watch from the 80s for repair. I was hesitant to bring it in as I tried in the past to have it repaired but botched on the steep price that other places charged - $250 just to look at it and then some... BWCR fixed my watch (which Omega no longer makes, the owner says, being automatic and not quartz-battery run) for $120, and I am so happy that after so many years, I now proudly wear my Omega watch again! Thank you, BWCR!
for my rolex of ten years, this is the watchmaker i trust! – For price and quality this is the best place, !!! located in the 333 Washington Street Exchange Diamond Building!!!!
Boston Watch and Clock Repair has been there since the mid 1990´s and has a fanfare that extents to all over boston, brookline and newton
when ever i go into the store, generally it is for an adjustment of one of my vintage rolex watches, i always seem to see different jewelry store owners who take watches in to boston watch and clock for repair and then take his bill and double it for their customers!!!
a watch repair is really a blind item and this is the place where the blinders are off and my repairs are done, generally in the same day for minor adjustments!!!
my mom has a cartier watch and the battery is always taken here and the cost is $12.00
thanks again for the great service, !!!!
this is the best watchmaker!!!
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A watchmaker is an artisan who makes and repairs watches. Since virtually all watches are now factory made, most modern watchmakers solely repair watches. However, originally they were master craftsmen who built watches, including all their parts, by hand.
Modern watchmakers required to repair older watches, for which replacement parts may not be available, must have fabrication skills. A skilled watchmaker can typically manufacture replacements for many of the parts found in a watch.
A watchmaker, as the name implies, works primarily on watches, not clocks; the latter is called a clockmaker.
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People interested in horology are called horologists. That term is used both by people who deal professionally with timekeeping apparatus (watchmakers, clockmakers), as well as aficionados and scholars of horology. Horology and horologists have numerous organizations, both professional associations and more scholarly societies.
A marine chronometer is a clock that is precise and accurate enough to be used as a portable time standard; it can therefore be used to determine longitude by means of celestial navigation. When first developed in the eighteenth century it was a major technical achievement, as accurate knowledge of the time over a long sea voyage is necessary for navigation, lacking electronic or communications aids. The first true chronometer was the life work of one man, John Harrison, spanning 31 years of persistent trial and error that revolutionized naval (and later aerial) navigation as the Age of Discovery and Colonialism hit a new gear.
The term chronometer (apparently coined in 1714 by Jeremy Thacker, an early competitor for the prize set by the Longitude Act in the same year) is used more recently to describe wristwatches tested and certified to meet certain precision standards. Timepieces made in Switzerland may only display the word 'Chronometer' if certified by the COSC.
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