Van retired a few months ago from the jewelry business . . .
. . . but added on a room at his home to house his jewelry bench and tools. He's still repairing jewelry for established customers, just not on a commercial basis for walk-ins.
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True watchmaker . . .
. . . tales , as told by . . . . . . yours truly. My pal Van owned jewelry stores in the San Fernando Valley. One day, after he'd been in business for decades, a customer walks in to his second store and asks if he's the same Van that owned a store at ano...
Forced to change a battery for no charge...
No charge as in a battery that has an electrical charge? Is that the pun? Seems like he lost a battery in the first story, but didn't succumb to the trick by the lady in the second story.
The same happened to my pal Rube . . .
. . . when he was in conservatorship. A Patek Calatrava and Rolex 1803 stolen. When I informed the County agency that oversees conservators, they shrugged and essentially said, "Prove it." ;-(