Repairing a clock is delicate work that requires deep understanding of the various components of a clock. Because there are many different clocks and mechanisms, this trade is not suitable for just anyone. It takes someone with a great appreciation of clocks, patience and precision. A clock has to be repaired in a way that it was originally constructed. If it is repaired the wrong way it can actually causes problems for the clock and devalue your clock.
If you have a clock that needs repairing, make sure you choose the right person to do the job for you. The first thing to look at is the qualification of the clockmaker. Secondly experience comes into play as with many expert trades. Last but not least, most clockmakers in Australia will be a member of the Clock & Watchmakers Australia.
With nearly 30 years of experience Jot of Dutch Antiques is a well-known clockmaker in Perth and surroundings in the Antique Clock market.
Is my antique clock broken?
Do notice that antique clocks are not as precise as modern clocks. It’s quite common for antique clocks to deviate a few minutes every week. This is one of the characteristics of antique clocks, your clock is not broken. If you are still in doubt, contact us.