Clock Restorer John Joseph
Restoration of antique Timepieces
John Joseph
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The Workshop



July 81 - April 82 Keith Harding, London:                                        Employment as restorer for antique clocks and musicboxes.

Nov 82 - Aug 83 Big Ben Clocks and Antiques, London:
Employment as restorer, surveillance of the shop, client counselling (selling and repairs).

Sep 83 - Aug 84 Victoria and Albert Museum London:
Employment as 'Object cleaner', responsible for the routine cleaning of the objects in the department Furniture/Timber and Metal.

May 86 - June 91 Freelance employment for David Newell, London. Restoration of a large variety of clocks, watches and musicboxes.

Nov 91 - April 98 J. Otto Scherer Sohn AG, Pendulier, Bern: Employment as workshop supervisor. Head of the team, cliean counselling. (selling and repairs), Restoration of a large variety of clocks and watches.

Mai 1998 Takeover of the clock workshop of Hermann Schudel in Basel. Restoration and repair of clocks, mainly from collectors.


The competent restoration and repair of all types of mechanical Timepiece, Clocks, Watches, Pocket watches or Musicboxes.

Standard repairs:
cleaning,remounting.                 Detailed restorations:
Missing parts rebuilt
Wheel cutting,
Complicated mechanisms ajusting.

Advice on the handling and care of antique timepieces.

Advice on the buying or selling of antique timepieces.

Valuations: For Insurances, by Inheritance, by Buying or Selling.