Sutton Clock Shop in New York – When people in New York have an old clock in need of repair they often find their way to Sebastian Laws. He carries on a tradition handed down to him by his father.
Sutton Clock Shop in New York – Sutton Clocks is a dusty old shop on the second floor of a small building on the corner of Lexington Ave. and East 61st St. in Manhattan. It has stood watch over the intersection since the 1960's.
Sutton Clock Shop in New York – Some of the clocks hanging in the store windows and on the walls have been around for so long Laws isn't sure how they got there. He says each clock has as story.
Sutton Clock Shop in New York – As the digital world rushes by his window Laws keeps the analog world moving. Some of the clocks people bring to him are over 200 years old. "There's never really two with exactly the same problem," said Laws.
Laws clocks5 – Laws says the shelves hold clocks that are "getting better." As they progress through various stages of repair they move up toward the top shelf. Ticking clocks fill every available space.
Sutton Clock Shop in New York – Classic bedside alarm clocks fill a display case by the entrance waiting for a buyer. "Time keeps marching on," said Laws, "It's here... we've gotta deal with it."