The Watchmaker established in 1980, by Clive Johnson, the sole owner, Business Manager and Head Service Technician has been in operation for the last 30 years. Apprenticed and Registered by the South African Watchmakers Association, it was not long before the workshop was lead and later owned by who Cape Town now knows as "Clive Johnson The Watchmaker".

With the workshop located in Sea Point, Clients within the CBD visit no other than the "Watchmaker". With a reputation that speaks through clock work, these days Clients fly in from all over the world to visit Cape Town's best.

With more than 30 years of experience within the Watch/Clock Repair Business, we have worked with both low and high end watch brands, these days we spend most of our time maintaining selected pieces annually such as Cartier, Fossil, Gucci, Rolex and Tag Heuer to name a few.

Receiving the best reviews continually for years is our aim and we're great at it!

If your looking for a Service of Perfection, Seamless Quality and Expert Advice and Products, look no further!


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Quick D.I.Y Maintenance Tips

Quick Tip #6

Never open your watch by yourself. Leave this to a watchmaker (ME). Opening your watch can expose it to dust, dirt, and other particles that can get inside the movement.


Avoid contact with chemicals, such as cleaning supplies. Also, it’s best to avoid contact between your watch and perfume, especially if the watch has a leather band. Perfume can damage the band, weakening it and potentially causing it to tear. When spraying perfume or cologne, let it completely dry before placing the watch on your […]

Quick Tip #4

Waterproofing: Know your watch’s water resistance. Most watches these days are built with some water resistance, but vintage watches tend to lose their waterproof-ness over time. If your watch is not water resistant, it can still handle small splashes of water, but it’s best to avoid it. And, if your watch has a leather band, […]

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