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alker Copley’s personalized service and Seiko, Citizen, Bulova, Hamilton, Wenger, and
expertise have stood him well during the Luminox, plus a sizable selection of watchbands
recent recession. Despite tough times, and Seiko clocks, Watchworks is the place where
his full-service watch store, Watch- you can buy the perfect watch the ﬁrst time, and
works, is thriving at its convenient location at count on a professional watchmaker to keep it
Hillcrest Mall after 20 years in business. running. A beautiful watch can be yours for $200 1040 Fernwood-Glendale Road
“There has been some pent-up demand,” says to $300 at Watchworks.
Walker, a professional watchmaker whose interest “Watches are complicated machines,” Walker says.
in watch repair has spanned 40 years. “When “Customers enjoy conversing with someone who
customers have some money to spend on a ﬁne knows all about them.” Monday-Friday 9am-6pm
gift for themselves or a loved one, they want When not working, Walker enjoys playing the Jewelers
something that’s valuable and practical.” banjo and spending time with his wife of 33 years,
Watchworks is the place to ﬁnd both. With 900 his three children, and three grandchildren.
watches in stock, including top brands such as
Photograph by: Carri Bass