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Watchmaker, Naseby

Watchmaker, Naseby

Even small towns such as Naseby in Central Otago had specialist small shops including watchmakers. Robert Strong opened his Naseby shop in 1868, and the business was carried on by his son, William, until 1967.

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Carl Walrond, 'Shops - General stores, bookshops and tobacconists', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 May 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Sep 2016