Clock Repair &
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)
Member, Antiquarian Horological Society (London)
Life Member, Willard 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.
"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.