Father Time Antiques

★★★★★
Chicago's Largest Restorer of Antique Clocks & Watches Since 1979.
  • 2108 W Belmont Ave

    Chicago, IL 60618

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  • 773-880-0235

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The customer satisfaction that this shop gives is amazing. The staffs are courteous and are always willing to help whichever customer comes to their shop.

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The customer satisfaction that this shop gives is amazing. The staffs are courteous and are always willing to help whichever customer comes to their shop.

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Father Time Antiques restored our family Grand Father Clock and now it is ruining perfectly after 40 years of sitting silent. They did a great job!

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Father Time Antiques restored our family Grand Father Clock and now it is ruining perfectly after 40 years of sitting silent. They did a great job!

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Father Time restored a 1953-54, 17-jewel Altus that my father had bought at the PX in flight school and had given to me 15 years ago. The restoration was expensive, about $1,500, but the first place I took it to had it for months and

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Father Time restored a 1953-54, 17-jewel Altus that my father had bought at the PX in flight school and had given to me 15 years ago. The restoration was expensive, about $1,500, but the first place I took it to had it for months and

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Their prices are higher than you see on eBay but their quality and warranty are what made the difference for me as I am very pleased.

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Their prices are higher than you see on eBay but their quality and warranty are what made the difference for me as I am very pleased.

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they are always honest.

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they are always honest.

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The clock not only works great but also looks great due to the restoration that they did on the case.

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The clock not only works great but also looks great due to the restoration that they did on the case.

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I just went into this store to get the battery changed on my Tag but I became intrigued with their large display of pocket watches. I did not buy one but I will someday.

3
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I just went into this store to get the battery changed on my Tag but I became intrigued with their large display of pocket watches. I did not buy one but I will someday.

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My watch band came loose at one end so I took the watch to Father Time and they replaced that band pin at no charge. These guys are very helpful.

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My watch band came loose at one end so I took the watch to Father Time and they replaced that band pin at no charge. These guys are very helpful.

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I took my wall clock to father time and they fixed it within ten minutes. It needed an adjustment of the hands. They did not even charge me and I think they have great service.

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I took my wall clock to father time and they fixed it within ten minutes. It needed an adjustment of the hands. They did not even charge me and I think they have great service.

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My watch was destroyed and father time brought it back to life. It looks just like new and it runs great because it keeps perfect time.

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My watch was destroyed and father time brought it back to life. It looks just like new and it runs great because it keeps perfect time.

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It was my husbands 60th birthday and I wanted a special gift in the Arts and Craft style he loves so much. I found the perfect clock at Father Time. The owner was so patient with me while I was shopping. His knowledge of clocks and

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It was my husbands 60th birthday and I wanted a special gift in the Arts and Craft style he loves so much. I found the perfect clock at Father Time. The owner was so patient with me while I was shopping. His knowledge of clocks and

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Father time antiques has some of the best watchmakers and clock makers that I have ever encountered, I have seen many over the years when getting my clock collection serviced and I have yet to see their equal. They are interesting people

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Father time antiques has some of the best watchmakers and clock makers that I have ever encountered, I have seen many over the years when getting my clock collection serviced and I have yet to see their equal. They are interesting people

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Father Time owner's extensive knowledge of antique and contemporary time pieces is outright impressive, down to every detail of a historic mechanism. His two repairmen are meticulous - lots of experience and surgical precision.\r
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Father Time owner's extensive knowledge of antique and contemporary time pieces is outright impressive, down to every detail of a historic mechanism. His two repairmen are meticulous - lots of experience and surgical precision.\r
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FTA did an amazing job restoring my grandfather's Hamilton watch from the 1950's. It was expensive but well worth it. They are true experts, with master watchmakers who excel in the field. I highly recommend them, without reservation.

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FTA did an amazing job restoring my grandfather's Hamilton watch from the 1950's. It was expensive but well worth it. They are true experts, with master watchmakers who excel in the field. I highly recommend them, without reservation.

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So, I brought in two not-so-antique, not-so-expensive clocks (one was a Kit Kat clock)that just stopped working. They kindly took a look at them, futzed with them a bit and determined that they had seen better days and were not worth

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So, I brought in two not-so-antique, not-so-expensive clocks (one was a Kit Kat clock)that just stopped working. They kindly took a look at them, futzed with them a bit and determined that they had seen better days and were not worth

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Had an amazing selection of old watches. I even saw some 50's Omega Autos. Really beautiful selection. If you want to spend some money on a nice watch timeless piece, go here.

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Had an amazing selection of old watches. I even saw some 50's Omega Autos. Really beautiful selection. If you want to spend some money on a nice watch timeless piece, go here.

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Walked into FTA yesterday. It was a sunny sunday afternoon. The street was quiet and filled with laziness. My first impression of the store was that they have a lot of clocks. Upon further examination, they have quite a collection of

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Walked into FTA yesterday. It was a sunny sunday afternoon. The street was quiet and filled with laziness. My first impression of the store was that they have a lot of clocks. Upon further examination, they have quite a collection of

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If you cherish your watches, this is the place to go. I have been coming to Father Time for more than 25 years. I initially came to have my great aunt's Art Deco watch cleaned and restored. They did a beautiful job! I have had several

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If you cherish your watches, this is the place to go. I have been coming to Father Time for more than 25 years. I initially came to have my great aunt's Art Deco watch cleaned and restored. They did a beautiful job! I have had several

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Brought in a 50's Omega Automatic to be serviced. They really did an excellent job, the watch keeps good time and cleaned up nicely. I could not be more pleased with the work. But, buyer beware - their prices are steep and they were

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Brought in a 50's Omega Automatic to be serviced. They really did an excellent job, the watch keeps good time and cleaned up nicely. I could not be more pleased with the work. But, buyer beware - their prices are steep and they were

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Excellent Experience! Repair done quickly. Staff was incredibly friendly. Shop has an impressive collection of antiques and clocks of all kinds.

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Excellent Experience! Repair done quickly. Staff was incredibly friendly. Shop has an impressive collection of antiques and clocks of all kinds.

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Can't complain at all. They took in my aunt's clock and had it working again quickly. Great customer service and could tell they put pride in every job. This clock is really special to our entire family and so glad to have it working again

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Can't complain at all. They took in my aunt's clock and had it working again quickly. Great customer service and could tell they put pride in every job. This clock is really special to our entire family and so glad to have it working again

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I purchased a Gruen wristwatch several years ago. I recently noticed that the watch was running a little slow. I took it to a jeweler on wabash for repair. He opened the watch and discovered that the insides were plastic! The outsides of the watch looked totally authentic however the insides were nothing but plastic. \nA FAKE watch. DO NOT PURCHASE watches from these guys!!!

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I purchased a Gruen wristwatch several years ago. I recently noticed that the watch was running a little slow. I took it to a jeweler on wabash for repair. He opened the watch and discovered that the insides were plastic! The outsides of the watch looked totally authentic however the insides were nothing but plastic. \nA FAKE watch. DO NOT PURCHASE watches from these guys!!!

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I purchased a lovely Gruen wrist watch several years ago. It started running slow so I took it into a jeweler on wabash. He said he would be happy to clean it but the insides are nothing but plastic. The outsides look totally authentic but the insides are FAKE. Do not purchase watches from this scamster store. They sell fake watches!!!

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I purchased a lovely Gruen wrist watch several years ago. It started running slow so I took it into a jeweler on wabash. He said he would be happy to clean it but the insides are nothing but plastic. The outsides look totally authentic but the insides are FAKE. Do not purchase watches from this scamster store. They sell fake watches!!!

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Father Time (as you may guess) has an amazing selection of antique clocks and timepieces. They hail themselves as the largest seller in the midwest. If you are a collector or just looking for a neat piece to "tie together the room", you must check out father time.

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Father Time (as you may guess) has an amazing selection of antique clocks and timepieces. They hail themselves as the largest seller in the midwest. If you are a collector or just looking for a neat piece to "tie together the room", you must check out father time.

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