A family-owned business with 55 years experience specializing in repairing and restoring new and antique watches and clocks. 2013 marks John Alabaster’s 42th year in business in Vienna.
John Alabaster was trained by Rolex Geneva, and has been specializing exclusively in the maintenance and restoration of fine watches and clocks since the 1950’s. All work is performed meticulously on location in accordance to time-honored Swiss standards by watchmakers with over 30 years experience in the industry. We offer top quality service at exceptional value, and the peace of mind that your timepiece is always in the hands of qualified professionals.
The Art of Time
With the popularity of quartz watches and digital time-keeping devices such mobile phones, the 21st century has seen the traditional definition of a watch change from a strictly time-keeping device to a form of fine jewelry.
While everyone appreciates the reliability and elegance of luxury brands such as Rolex and Omega, few realize the complexity of these mechanical marvels. A fine watch is an investment that may last for generations, but as with all mechanical devices, regular maintenance is essential.