Clock Repair & 
Restoration*

Lectures &
Presentations

Articles &
Reviews

Bob Frishman, founder of Bell-Time Clocks in 1992, has repaired more than 7000 clocks and has sold 1700 vintage timepieces.  He writes and lectures about the history, culture, and  technology of horology - the science of timekeeping.

 

Silver Star Fellow, National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
Chairman, NAWCC Time Symposium Committee
Freeman, Worshipful Company of Clockmakers (London)
MemberAntiquarian Horological Society (London)
Life MemberWillard House & Clock Museum
Proprietor No.28, Boston Athenaeum
Shareholder No.8, Library Company of Philadelphia
Exhibit Curator, Horological Society of New York

Member, Ross Society, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 

*Please note that no new repair customers are being accepted. Depending on your location, referral to another clockmaker in your area may be possible.

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Horology Professional and Scholar

"HOROLOGY 1776" SYMPOSIUM

Timkeeping During the American Revolution

October 7-9, 2021

Museum of the American Revolution Philadelphia

Podcast about the symposium.

INAUGURAL LOAN EXHIBIT AT HORLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK

"Highlights of Bob Frishman's Horology Collection"

FORTHCOMING BOOK BY BOB FRISHMAN ON COLONIAL PHILADELPHIA CLOCKMAKER EDWARD DUFFIELD

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"HISTORY OF TIMEKEEPING" ZOOM PRESENTATION.   CLICK HERE TO VIEW ONE-HOUR EDUCATIONAL AND ENTERTAINING PRESENTATION, WITH MORE THAN 150 HISTORIC IMAGES.                    PASSWORD ga.6+m5s .

"HOROLOGY IN ART" ONLINE PRESENTATION FOR THE LIBRARY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROGRAM ON YOUTUBE WITH MORE THAN A HUNDRED FINE-ART IMAGES SHOWN AND DESCRIBED.

CLICK HERE FOR BOB'S PRESENTATION TO THE MEMBERS OF THE CUSTOM HOUSE MARITIME MUSEUM IN NEWBURYPORT ABOUT HIS RESTORATION OF THEIR C.1770 TALL CLOCK MADE BY JONATHAN MULLIKEN OF THAT TOWN, AND ABOUT THE HISTORY OF NEW-ENGLAND CLOCKMAKING AND THE MULLIKEN FAMILY OF FAMED MASSACHUSETTS CLOCKMAKERS.