ClocksUpcycled

Upcycled Clocks. Converting Vintage Clocks to Battery

Announcement    All my RECYCLED clocks have been CONVERTED to a very quiet quartz movement. Running from a single AA battery they will provide up to 4 years accurate time keeping.

Thank you for visiting my CLOCK MAKEOVER shop. At CLOCKS-UPCYCLED you are guaranteed an excellent service from purchase to delivery. I am 100% confident you will LOVE your new upcycled clock. If you don't like it send it back for a FULL REFUND.

Let me CONVERT your OLD CLOCK to BATTERY

Remember, I can give your own old clock a makeover or simply convert it to BATTERY powered. There is a listing for each service. You can even choose the colour if you want a full makeover.

Cheers

Tristan

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Last updated on 27 Feb, 2022

All my RECYCLED clocks have been CONVERTED to a very quiet quartz movement. Running from a single AA battery they will provide up to 4 years accurate time keeping.

Thank you for visiting my CLOCK MAKEOVER shop. At CLOCKS-UPCYCLED you are guaranteed an excellent service from purchase to delivery. I am 100% confident you will LOVE your new upcycled clock. If you don't like it send it back for a FULL REFUND.

Let me CONVERT your OLD CLOCK to BATTERY

Remember, I can give your own old clock a makeover or simply convert it to BATTERY powered. There is a listing for each service. You can even choose the colour if you want a full makeover.

Cheers

Tristan

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About ClocksUpcycled

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Taking Vintage broken / unloved clocks and giving them a NEW LIFE

At Clocks Upcycled I do two things.

1) I sell my own upcycled clocks and 2) I give clients clocks a contemporary makeover.

1) Upcycled Clock Sales

Most the clocks I sell come from car boots, charity shops and online auctions - generally sold as SPARES or REPAIR. If the repair is just not economical, in most cases, I fit a modern, accurate quartz mechanism. I try to maintain as much as the original clock as possible including the HANDS. Sometimes the case gets a makeover - sometimes just a sympathetic polish. Many people like this fusion of the old and new technologies - preferring the convenience of a battery operated clock (no winding and better timekeeping),

2) Clock Makeovers and Clock Conversions to Battery

Let me convert your old mechanical clocks to a modern, quiet, quartz movement (AA battery). Whenever possible I will retain the original dial, hands, glass and bezel.

When a mechanical clockwork clock breaks the cost of repairing it with a specialist watch repairer often outweighs the value of the clock. Converting the broken mechanism with a modern quartz movement gives your broken clock another life. As much of the original clock is retained as possible, what you send me will be returned as received with the addition of the battery powered movement. If requested, I will also give the clock a SYMPATHETIC clean and polish - maintaining the original patina and character.

I am a STUDENT at the British Horological Institute and have always had my hands inside clocks and watches. My aim is to make this a FULL TIME job - at present it's a hobby that pays for a few family treats and meals out.

If you have an old clock that you want CONVERTING to quartz or completely UPCYCLED please

Tristan Haskins

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  • Tristan Haskins

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    I am Tristan Haskins - a student of the British Horological Institute. A family man who loves life, windsurfing, cycling, sailing and CLOCKS. When not out and about having fun you will find me in my man shed tinkering with old clocks and watches

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Last updated on 11 Jun, 2021

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