Antiquarian Horoligical Society
Jeff O’Dowd is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute and based in St Helens near Liverpool covering all areas by secure courier or special delivery both Nationally and Internationally.
Jeff started his career in 1976 completing an apprenticeship with a high class Watch and Clockmaker Jeweller. He is a fully qualified and accredited professional member of the British Horological Institute and the Antiquarian Horological Society.
In 2015 Jeff O'Dowd was appointed Chief Examiner for the British Horological Institute, using a wealth of knowledge and skills to ensure there is a robust examination process for all watch and clock makers wishing to gain a professional qualification.
We specialise in the repair and restoration of fine Antique Clocks and Watches. We provide a full restoration service for all Antique Clock Repairs including Grandfather Clocks, Pocket Watches, Antique and Modern Wrist Watches.
Conservation is paramount when working on antique Clocks and Watches, we ensure the sympathetic use of period materials, tools and traditional techniques which are carried out to the very highest standard with quality guaranteed craftsmanship.
Over the years we have worked on extremely fine and rare clocks by makers such as Tompion, Knibb, Quare and Graham.
Recently it was a privilege to be asked to restore an extremely rare and previously unknown Longcase clock by a local maker which had been within the same family for over 100 years, the only other known example of this stunning well made clock being in a local museum.
We maintain a fully equipped modern workshop working to approved codes of practice to ensure that your Timepiece is in good hands at all times. You can be confident that your watch or clock will be repaired in a professional and sympathetic manner. Time has provided a wealth of skills in the repair and renovation of a diverse range of clocks and watches over 42 years.
We are very passionate about clocks and watches and pride ourselves on the high standard of repair, restoration and conservation work done from the simplest of repairs to completely rebuilding your clock or watch .
Working on Grandfather Clocks
Jeffrey O'Dowd FBHI BSc
As seen on the BCC TV series
Our first-time customers continually become our long term customers time and time again, choosing us for all their servicing and repair needs. We are committed to the quality of our repair and restoration service, giving you the highest possible standards and value.
We are committed to providing you with the highest level of service so that you'll always choose us for your maintenance and repair needs.
For most people, maintenance and repair is not fun or convenient. So, we want make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible for you. We genuinely care about your watch or clock and your experience,