Bob Ridley, a vintage watchmaker specialist, is internationally known for his work on vintage and mid-century Rolex. His passion is not just at the bench, but with the relationships he builds with his clients. He understands not on the intrinsic value of the watches he services, but also the connection these timepieces have with the families and collectors.
He received his Horological Certification for antique to modern day clocks and watches from Mountain View College. In continuing his education and training, he received the coveted CW21, read what it takes to join the elite Having learned the newest applications for high-end modern-day watch repairs, Bob incorporates these techniques with the vintage repairs.
Though Bob has served jewelry stores such as Tourneau’s, Christies, and Tiffany& Co, among others, he truly enjoys personally serving the watch owners directly. One can say that the care given to each watch extends to the owner’s interest and goals. This is what sets Bob apart for the others.
American Watch and Clockmakers Institute
National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
Sponsor: The North Texas Watch GTG
Sponsored: The James Bond Exhibition
Featured in: Rolex Forum, Revolution magazine, Horological Times