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Sal Bracco Watches

70 Bowery, Ste. 210, New York, NY 10013 40.716508 -73.995939
at Canal St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-966-5766 Send to Phone

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Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm; Sat-Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D at Grand St.

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Product Guide


  • Watches


Having served New Yorkers for more than half a century, Sal Bracco is indisbutably one of downtown’s longest-running master watch repairmen. A certified watchmaker since 1951, Bracco does all repairs himself, right in front of the client; mechanical help comes in the form of a ultrasound cleaning machine, a timing machine for calibration, and three quartz testers. In addition to timepieces, the inventory includes a solid selection of leather watchbands or “straps” (no metal bands on the premises) and a smattering of antique fob chains for the pocket-watches Bracco gladly repairs. Though the shop serves everyone from locals to ladies from the Upper East Side looking for a deal, don’t bother bringing in a Timex or Casio—Bracco doesn’t like to waste time on “cheap” watches. The shop, which enjoys a cheerfully obsessive level of cleanliness, is sited upstairs in the Exchange, behind the Jeweler’s Café.

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