Expert Antique Pocket Watch Repair

Antique Pocket Watch Repair Sign from Rockford Watch Co
Vintage Rockford Repair Sign

Pocket Watch Site offers expert pocket watch repair, including pocket watch cleaning and oiling, main spring, balance staff, and crystal replacement. 

We specialize in Railroad Watches and Key Winds, from such companies as Hamilton, Elgin (National), Howard, Rockford, (Dueber) Hampden, Illinois, Ball, South Bend, American Watch Company, (American) Waltham Watch Company.

We also service less common watches such as Columbus, United States Watch Co (Marion), U. S. Watch Co (of Waltham), Newark, Cornell, Aurora, Melrose, Tremont, Lancaster, Keystone, Peoria, Fredonia, Independent, Philadelphia, and New York Watch companies.

We have a large stock of pocket watch parts on hand to remedy many pocket watch repairs, without having to wait for parts.

Our Pocket Watch repair rates start at only $195 for a *COMPLETE service, including cleaning, oiling, adjusting and timing your antique pocket watch!

Our complete pocket watch cleaning and oiling includes:
Complete disassembly;
Visual inspection of watch components including pivots, pinions, and jewels under magnification;
Cleaning with proper solutions including ultrasonic bathing;
Lubricate necessary parts with proper, long lasting, synthetic lubricants;
Demagnetize movement;
Regulate timing using our state of the art MicroSet Watch Timer;
And a general polish up of the watch.

The main spring is the power source of a mechanical pocket watch. This spring should be replaced at regular intervals, and runs an additional $35 with the above service.

* (Repairing or replacing additional parts are not included with this service and must be quoted seperately.)

If you would like to inquire about having your antique pocket watch repaired, please contact us.

If you decide to send your pocket watch for repair, Priority Mail, Insurance, and Delivery Confirmation is recommended.

Note:Please do NOT ship watch boxes, chains, and fobs with the watch repairs! Thank you!  

Photos of a Waltham 1857 model Keywind, SN 989,128 recently serviced by Pocket Watch Site. According to the Waltham handwritten records, this 15 jewel movement was produced between June and September of 1877.

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Disassembled
(Note: Pallet Fork, Dust Ring and Dial Pins not shown)
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Train assembled, new steel Main Spring installed, Barrel about to be installed
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Main Spring Barrel and Bridge Installed
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Dial side
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Canon Pinion and Ratchet Wheel installed
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Bridge, Hour and Minute Wheels installed
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Balance Wheel, Balance Cock Installed and Running
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Close up of Dial Pin
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Dial and Hands installed
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Movement installed in polished nickel case

Pocket Watch Site also buys American pocket watches, parts and material.  If you would like to sell all or part of your collection, please contact us.

Sorry, we do not work on wrist watches!

If you need your wrist watch serviced, we recommend "The Village Watchmaker" in Los Gatos, California. Ask for Sean and let him know Pocket Watch Site sent you!

Visit our Antique Pocket Watch Frequently Asked Questions page!

Proud Member of the
Early American Watch Club
Proud member of the
American Watchmakers
Clockmakers Institute
(AWCI)
American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute