Pieces of Time is a member of the
British Antique Dealers Association (BADA) and the National Association of
Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC). We attend many antique and watch fairs
around the world, meeting with our international clients who may be interested
in specific items for their collection or looking to sell items to Pieces of
All items appearing on our website are
guaranteed to be in full working order and as described. Customer satisfaction
is very important to us and we pride ourselves in ensuring that each of our
customers is delighted with their purchase. We are also pleased to offer our
part exchange guarantee – we’ll give you the full purchase price of your items
to be exchanged for any items purchased from our store or website.
All items are shipped in our specially
designed Airboxes and are fully insured from the moment they leave our store until
they safely reach their destination. Standard shipping is free on items over £500
and a flat fee of £20 is charged on all other items. Worldwide delivery is
available and FEDEX can be arranged for an extra charge of £30 upon request.
Who's Who at Pieces of Time
Johnny Wachsmann began his career in
horology in 1971 and started trading independently in 1973. Johnny is the
proprietor of Pieces of Time and responsible for purchasing the pieces that
appear in our catalogue and on our website. Johnny is married to Linda and they
have five children.
Alan Grant became interested in antique
watches in 1970 and joined the Pieces of Time family in 1983. Alan is
predominantly involved in watch restoration and producing the Pieces of Time
catalogues. He is also a technology enthusiast, particularly within the antique
trade, and is the webmaster of antique-watch.com. Alan is married to Alison and
they have three children.
Marc Wachsmann has been working at
Pieces of Time since 2000 and is Johnny’s eldest son. Marc is responsible for serving
our customers in-store, responding to our large volume of email queries and
sourcing new items for the website and catalogue. Marc will be assuming
responsibility for Pieces of Time when Johnny starts winding down his involvement.
Lynette Joseph has worked at Pieces of
Time for 30 years as Johnny's PA. Lynette also co-ordinates our catalogue and
website and ensures that all orders reach their destination with zero fuss.
Running the office when Johnny is away on business trips, Lynette is the lynch
pin of our office. Lynette is married to Peter and they have three children.
“Admiral” Nelson Wachsmann is the office’s
very lazy British Bulldog. He spends most of the day asleep under the desk,
occasionally wakes to greet customers and is very popular in the Grays complex.
Any customers who can manage to get him to go for a walk will receive a 10%
Our opening times are 10:30am- 5pm,
Monday to Friday. You are welcome to come to see us at any time but a telephone
call in advance of your visit will ensure that we are able to show you the sort
of pieces you are after.
+44 (0) 207 629-2422 or
email us firstname.lastname@example.org