Best Clock and Watch Repair | Bethesda Magazine


Best Clock and Watch Repair

Editors' Pick

Ecker’s Clock & Watch Shop

How many “doctors” make house calls? Edward Comptondoes, for ailing grandfather clocks.

He calls his shop a “clock hospital,” where some 200 timepieces await his nimble hands. He helps these “patients” to mark the passage of time again for fees that range from $5 to $5,000.

Born into a long line of clock- and watchmakers, Compton took over Ecker’s nearly 20 years ago after working for the previous owner.

On any given workday, repaired clocks chime the hour accompanied by the squawks of the shop’s resident parrot. It’s music to the ears of anyone wondering where the time has gone.

8010 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, 301-652-0549,

Furniture Sales |

Sheffield Furniture

Legal Administrative Assistant |

The Ford Agency

Community Engagement Manager |

Studio Theatre

Managing Editor |

Bethesda Beat

Inspector – Derwood, MD |

Maryland Environmental Service

Leading Professionals »

Sponsored Content


Dining Guide