A Lifetime of Watch Dedication
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    A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    Lifelong watch repairman starts winding things down

    At the ripe old age of 85, Ed Weintraut is giving up watch repair after being on the job for 69 years!

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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    The question is, what will he do after retiring?
    I'm content with my watch collection

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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    Quote Originally Posted by WnS View Post
    The question is, what will he do after retiring?
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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    Well, he may be able to pass his knowledge off to someone else................but his passion...........probably not.

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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    I read that story this morning as well. It's a shame. It seems like he would be a good guy to take my watches to to get repaired/serviced. Especially considering he works in Philly.
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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    Reminds me of a local camera repair shop that closed after 60 years. In addition to retiring from watch repair I hope he has something to retire to.
    Last edited by John MS; February 11th, 2013 at 20:16.
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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    Good read. Sort of sad. Thanks for sharing!
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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    Great story. Thanks for sharing it.
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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    This was a really nice story; we should all be so lucky to live our passion...some do...some wish they did.
    Tic, tic, tic...its all about how we fill those seconds, isn't it?
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    Re: A Lifetime of Watch Dedication

    Our 4th or 5th grade elementary school class had a walking trip to an old gent's house a few blocks from the school. His whole house was filled with every kind of clock from wall clocks to cuckoo clocks. He had the passion and was a master repairman. I'll never forget the experience as long as I live! Pretty cool.
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