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Over the years, my father has given me so much of his knowledge and musical training, that it was time to give back. This watch showed up on a forum from Canada.Interesting story with this one.When it arrived, it was locked up.A quick trip to my watchmaker whos very old and has worked on these for years, had it fixed and timed while I waited.I sent this to my dad.He called and said it didn't work.????

He sent this back so I could look at it.



Well, back to the watchmaker.Same thing was wrong again, so this time it was serviced.I figured this watch didn't like to be shipped.:wf

I hadn't been home in years,So I decided to drive and hand deliver it.Sound easy huh? well not really.Trying to find my dad when hes working is a challenge.He builds pipe organs, so when looking for him in a church can take some time.I found him 3 stories up inside the organ at hill auditorium.If heights bothers you, this isn't the place to be.Anyways, it made the trip just fine and its now working great.







in case you ever wondered what the inside looks like of a pipe organ, heres some photos.





my dad at work.





 

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My father is the pipe organ builder.He does do service calls when needed.He maintains the organ at the washington cathedral also. heres his shop. plenty of articles on the net about him.Hes built quite a few over the years.

















 
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