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The Chromatic Watch Company -
40 Years in the Making

A family business built by a musical clan from Buffalo, NY, the Chromatic Watch Company was established in 1978 by musician, guitarist, veteran and entrepreneur, Pete Hankinson. 

Now operating under the watchful eye of his son, Eric (himself a guitar teacher / hero in the Cleveland area), the Chromatic Watch Company prides itself on being a company created by musicians for musicians.

Ably assisted by rookie Paul Meade, plans are now underway to introduce some exciting new innovations to our product line of gifts for musicians in the coming months and years.

The Lineup

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William "Pete" Hankinson


Our founder and hero, composer, arranger, bassist and guitarist extraordinaire plus friend to many world famous musicians.

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Eric Hankinson


Guitar strummer of some renown and purveyor of over tens of thousands of private guitar/bass lessons in Buffalo and Cleveland. Visit Eric's Cleveland Guitar & Bass website here:

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