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Tyler (E.J.): The Clockmakers of Hertfordshire

Tyler (E.J.): The Clockmakers of Hertfordshire
NEW. 40 pages, 1997. A simple alphabetical list of makers with a listing by town and village. The only such listing for this county. Soft covers. (Ref: N306)

Price: 5.00
Tyler (E.J.): The Clockmakers of Sussex

Tyler (E.J.): The Clockmakers of Sussex
NEW. 40 pages, illus., circa 1988. A useful list of clock and watch makers, with lots of biographical information. The only book about this county and now hard to find. Card covers. Old stock discovered at the back of the store room, still in new condition! (Ref: N2872)

Price: 27.00
[Valle De Joux]: Fermes Horlogres /Watchmakers Farms de la /from Valle de Joux

[Valle De Joux]: Fermes Horlogres /Watchmakers Farms de la /from Valle de Joux
NEW. A 63 cm x 47.5 cm folding map of the Joux Valley showing the location of 26 old farmhouses where prior to the 20th century farming was the summer activity and the winters were devoted to watchmaking. [French, German, Italian, English, Spanish and Chinese language] (Ref: N2353)

Price: 5.00
Vermeij (K.) & Rijn (L. van): Early Swiss Wristwatches and their Manufacturers 1910 - 1930 - A Research into the 13-ligne Lever Escapement Movement

Vermeij (K.) & Rijn (L. van): Early Swiss Wristwatches and their Manufacturers 1910 - 1930 - A Research into the 13-ligne Lever Escapement Movement
NEW. 274 pages, illustrated, 2014. This book has two main sections, the first about the manufacturers, their cases and movements; the second a detailed database of researched movements including photographs, details and measurements. This book will be a valuable research tool for enthusiasts of early Swiss wristwatches. (Ref: N3560)

Price: 45.00
Vost (J.): Channel Islands Clockmakers 1680 - 1830

Vost (J.): Channel Islands Clockmakers 1680 - 1830
NEW. 66 pages, 2012. This new book contains the most up to date listing, with biographical information, of Guernsey & Jersey clockmakers and contains a lot of new research. This is a significant improvement on the information in Tribe & Whatmoor's book Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers published in 1981. Card covers. (Ref: N2769)

Price: 14.50
Watters (M.): Mechanical and Quartz Watch Repair

Watters (M.): Mechanical and Quartz Watch Repair
NEW. 160 pages, 180 figures, 1999. After a chapter on tools and techniques the author explains how to clean a typical lever watch, the overhaul of a chronograph and discusses the working of various escapements and the use of the timing machine. A chapter on basic electricity and magnetism is followed by chapters on quartz watch repair, liquid crystal displays servicing a 5 motor chronograph and the Seiko Kinetic. With dust jacket. (Ref: N504)

Price: 19.95
Watters (M.): The Clock Repairer's Manual

Watters (M.): The Clock Repairer's Manual
NEW. 176 pages, 219 figs., 1st edition, reprinted 2008. A good guide for the serious beginner with information on using the lathe, chiming work, platform escapements and much more. With dust jacket. (Ref: N1921)

Price: 19.99
Wely (B. van) et al: Sing Song: Schatten uit de Verboden Stad /Treasures from the Forbidden City

Wely (B. van) et al: Sing Song: Schatten uit de Verboden Stad /Treasures from the Forbidden City
NEW. 192 pages, illustrated in colour, 2010. A good catalogue of an exhibition of 19 clocks from the Chinese Imperial Collection of the Forbidden City, held in Utrecht from October 2010 to February 2011. As well as the descriptions and illustrations of the clocks there are six scholarly essays on - The Sing Song Trade; The Sing Song Makers; Sing Song Design; The Emperor's Taste; The Collection of Quanlong and the Sing Song Restoration. With paper wrapper. [Dutch language with English and Chinese summaries]
(Ref: N2397)

Price: 22.00
Whiten (A.J.): Repairing Old Clocks & Watches

Whiten (A.J.): Repairing Old Clocks & Watches
NEW. 280 pages, 274 figures, reprinted 2014. This book, written by a serious amateur restorer for other amateurs, is a sympathetic guide which will stimulate and inspire; the author has learnt from experience, you can learn from him. With dust jacket. (Ref: N507)

Price: 20.00
Whyte (D.): Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Scotland

Whyte (D.): Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Scotland
NEW. 334 pages, 226 figures, 2005. A good book on Scottish makers, including all the research by the author and other workers since the publication in 1921 of Smith's pioneering work Old Scottish Clockmakers 1453 - 1850. This is an essential reference book for all Scottish clock and watch enthusiasts. With dust jacket. (Ref: N725)

Price: 35.00
Wilbourn (A.S.H.) & Ellis (R.): Lincolnshire Clock, Watch and Barometer Makers

Wilbourn (A.S.H.) & Ellis (R.): Lincolnshire Clock, Watch and Barometer Makers
O/P. 196 pages, 45 plates, 2001. This book contains a lot of research hence it has a very good list of Lincolnshire makers listed alphabetically and by place. There are interesting sections on Lincolnshire clock case makers, regional stylistic features of longcases and clockmakers' wills. A very useful addition to the regional literature as nothing else exists for the county. A new copy (old stock) of the soft covers edition, still in publishers shrink wrap. (Ref: N324)

Price: 65.00
Wild (J.M.): Wheel and Pinion Cutting in Horology - a Historical and Practical Guide

Wild (J.M.): Wheel and Pinion Cutting in Horology - a Historical and Practical Guide
NEW. 253 pages, 555 photographs, reprinted 2021. The author wrote a small paperback, now out of print, on this subject many years ago which was very useful. This is a new much larger work of use to all those who restore clocks. The practical sections include the theory of gearing, making cutters, cutting wheels and pinions, crossing out wheels, mounting wheels on arbors as well as information on replacing and finishing worn pivots. With dust jacket. (Ref: N325)

Price: 29.95
Wiles (M.W.): Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches - A Practical Guide

Wiles (M.W.): Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches - A Practical Guide
NEW. 208 pages, 242 colour photographs, 42 diagrams, reprinted 2022. A book written by an experienced watch repairer aimed at the novice as well as those with more experience. Full of advice and tips it has excellent step-by-step photographs with accompanying text, demonstrating how to maintain a mechanical watch and how to identify problems and correct them. The book covers a whole range of subjects from the simple task of replacing straps to fitting a mainspring and understanding the more complicated workings of the escapement. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4000)

Price: 25.00
Wotton (P.): Anniversary Clocks

Wotton (P.): Anniversary Clocks
NEW. 56 pages, well illustrated, 2009. A useful book about these very popular clocks, covering the entire period of manufacture - from the earliest examples to those with quartz oscillators. The book has chapters on movements, pendulum assembly, cases and makers & their trade marks. Card covers. (Ref: N2191)

Price: 5.99

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