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100 Years of Timing the Skies

100 Years of Timing the Skies

Posted On: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

In 2018, Hamilton will celebrate an important milestone in our history as we mark our first century of timing the skies. Hamilton has a prestigious history of serving the flying community and has been providing essential cockpit tools to pilots and co-pilots since the early days of flight. Watches are essential in aviation. Everything is based on accurate timing. Even modern pilots need a watch as a reliable backup to their digital multi-instrument display. 


Fall back time change, Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Fall back time change, Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Posted On: Sunday, November 5, 2017


Life Size Cuckoo Clock Figures!

Life Size Cuckoo Clock Figures!

Posted On: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

We have recently undertaken the restoration of a very large cuckoo clock where the figures on the clock are ALL LIFE SIZE!


Article: Downtown Burlington Clock Tune-Up

Posted On: Thursday, March 28, 2013

"John Bouwman, operator of the Clockmaker on John Street, is said to be the person who came up with the idea and Mrs. Carol Wardle of Wardle Insurance offered a generous contribution and before you knew it – the clock was a done deal."


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I have had nothing but exceptional service from John. He has been trusted with repairing and restoring several watches and clocks that are treasured by my family.  My husband is a vintage watch collector and trusts only John to repair his timepieces. He has sent several other collectors to John with positive feedback.  In summary I would highly recommend John for your clock and watch repair. He is friendly and genuine.  He is very talented at his trade. You will get an honest and respectful opinion from a man with passion for his work.

- Danielle McHardy