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Gazeley (W.J.): Clock & Watch Escapements

Gazeley (W.J.): Clock & Watch Escapements
NEW. 294 pages, illus., reprinted 2020. The latest reprint of Gazeley's classic work, written by a master craftsman, with detailed explanations and diagrams of all commonly found escapements. This book is of use to restorers and all enthusiasts who want a better understanding of the subject. With dust jacket. (Ref: N125)

Price: 27.00
Gazeley (W.J.): Watch and Clock Making and Repairing

Gazeley (W.J.): Watch and Clock Making and Repairing
NEW. 425 pages, 314 figures, 2nd edition, reprinted 2014. First published in 1953, and written by a highly respected craftsman, this book has been reprinted many times. The book starts with tools and techniques and then deals with the construction and repair of clocks, watches and chronometers. With dust jacket. (Ref: N510)

Price: 27.00
Gee (B.): Francis Watkins and the Dollond Telescope Patent Controversy

Gee (B.): Francis Watkins and the Dollond Telescope Patent Controversy
NEW. 392 pages, 17 colour plates + many b&w illustrations, 2014. A well researched book on the life and work of Francis Watkins; Watkins partnership with Dollond and the telescope patent controversy; and Watkins successors - Watkins & Smith and Watkins & Hill. Another excellent book about British scientific instrument makers and their times. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3644)

Price: 80.00
Gents of Leicester: The B.P. System of Patent Silent Electric Impulse Clocks

Gents of Leicester: The B.P. System of Patent Silent Electric Impulse Clocks
NEW. 28 pages, illustrated, 2005. A reprint of the 1907 Gents of Leicester catalogue for their electric impulse clocks. The catalogue has illustrations and prices of master clocks and slaves for domestic, factory and external use. Card covers. (Ref: N795)

Price: 10.00
Glanville (J.) & Wolmuth (W.M.): Clockmaking in England & Wales in the Twentieth Century - The Industrialized Manufacture of Domestic Mechanical Clocks

Glanville (J.) & Wolmuth (W.M.): Clockmaking in England & Wales in the Twentieth Century - The Industrialized Manufacture of Domestic Mechanical Clocks
NEW. 368 pages, 677 colour & 339 b&w illustrations, 2015. An excellent new book with a detailed history of each significant manufacturer, the key people involved and the various mechanical clock movements produced. The book contains a wealth of information, the result of 10 years detailed research by the authors. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3874)

Price: 50.00
Goodrich (W.L.): The Modern Clock

Goodrich (W.L.): The Modern Clock
NEW. 502 pages, 161 figs., 2nd edition, reprinted 2005. First published in 1905 this is a study of the time keeping mechanism, its construction, regulation & repair. The book is an American practical book on clock repair and includes a section on electric clocks. Hardback.

* Was £18.50, now on special offer at £9.00 *

(Ref: N2280)

Price: 9.00
Greenlaw (J.): Longcase Clocks

Greenlaw (J.): Longcase Clocks
NEW. 40 pages, well illustrated, reprinted 2005. A concise survey of the development of the longcase clock in Great Britain, with useful advice on their setting up and maintenance. Card covers. (Ref: N2190)

Price: 4.00
Guroux (F.): Watches - An Identification Manual for Contemporary and Collector's Pieces

Guroux (F.): Watches - An Identification Manual for Contemporary and Collector's Pieces
NEW. 283 pages, over 300 illustrations, 2018. The growth in wristwatch collecting, and the value of genuine watches has led to a massive increase in the number of well make fakes on the market. This book is a comprehensive guide to identifying fake wristwatches and is an essential book for collectors and enthusiasts. (Ref: N4511)

Price: 45.00
Harris (J. Carter): The Clock and Watch Makers American Advertiser - Being a compilation of Advertisements .......

Harris (J. Carter): The Clock and Watch Makers American Advertiser - Being a compilation of Advertisements of the Trade, including those of the Mathematical and Philosophical Instrument Makers, Published in the News-Papers of the American Colonies and States, from A.D. 1707 to 1800
NEW. 534 pages and an additional 10-page index, 2003. A useful source for information about 18th century British makers who emigrated to America, and for American makers/repairers/retailers. The book is fully indexed by name and subject so the information is accessible. A useful research tool for enthusiasts who do not have access to early American newspapers. Hardback with transparent film wrapper. (Ref: N396)

Price: 36.00
Harrold (M.C.): American Watchmaking - A Technical History of the American Watch Industry 1850 - 1930

Harrold (M.C.): American Watchmaking - A Technical History of the American Watch Industry 1850 - 1930
NEW. 144 pages, 210 photographs, 36 figures, reprinted 2017. First published as supplement #14 to the NAWCC Bulletin in 1984 this book is a comprehensive overview of the American Watchmaking industry with information about the watches, how they were made and the companies that made them. Card covers. (Ref: N4975)

Price: 18.00
Hatton (T.): An Introduction to the Mechanical Part of Clock and Watch Work

Hatton ( T.): An Introduction to the Mechanical Part of Clock and Watch Work
NEW. 400 pages, 18 folding plates, first published in 1773, facsimile reprint 1978. The sub title is: containing all the arithmetic and geometry necessary, with their particular application in the said branches, a work very useful for the working mechanic, or gentlemen mechanically inclined. An excellent copy of this famous work which, as well as the arithmetic and geometry, includes the calculation of trains, construction of a fusee engine, pendulums, etc. (Ref: N473)

Price: 25.00
Hussermann (M.): Sports Watches - Aviator Watches, Diving watches, Chronographs

Hussermann (M.): Sports Watches - Aviator Watches, Diving watches, Chronographs
NEW. 144 pages, 254 colour illustrations, 2014. A well illustrated book on sports watches, tracing their evolution in the 20th century then assessing the models produced in the 21st century. (Ref: N3674)

Price: 38.00
Heel (F.-C.) editor: The Rolex Story

Heel (F.-C.) editor: The Rolex Story
NEW. 144 pages, illustrated, 2014. A history of the Rolex company with a well illustrated description of the important wristwatch models made since its inception. The last section of the book is an overview of various models with a photograph, description and estimated value (in Euros and US dollars) of each item. (Ref: N3672)

Price: 38.99
Hesketh (D.): Penny-In-the-Slot Automata and the Working Model

Hesketh (D.): Penny-In-the-Slot Automata and the Working Model
NEW. 224 pages, over 300 colour illustrations, published January 2005. The first comprehensive guide to those ingenious amusements which have delighted visitors to the seaside and the fairground for over a century (1860's to 1970's). The book has chapters on the British makers Ahrens, Bolland, Canova, Dennison, Kraft, Lee and Tansley as well as on American working models and coin-operated mechanical music. A price guide and list of museums with good collections are also included. With dust jacket. (Ref: N599)

Price: 75.00
Horbleck (M.P.): The Alarm Wristwatch: The History of an Undervalued Feature

Horbleck (M.P.): The Alarm Wristwatch: The History of an Undervalued Feature
NEW. 232 pages, illustrated, 2007. A new monograph on an interesting area for specialist collectors - mechanical wristwatches with an audible alarm function. This book is a complete history of alarm wristwatches with descriptions, illustrations and technical data on nearly all the models and movements ever made. With dust jacket. (Ref: P1894)

Price: 66.50
Humbert (B.): Modern Calendar Watches

Humbert (B.): Modern Calendar Watches
NEW. 123 pages + 6 pages of adverts, 190 figs., 2nd edition reprinted 2007. A useful book for understanding calendar watches - date, day of week, month, phases of the moon, perpetual - with details of their action and repair. The various calibres with calendar indication current in 1954 (when the book was first published) are all described and discussed. Hardback. (Ref: N1788)

Price: 52.50
Imai (K.): Rolex - 3621 Wristwatches

Imai (K.): Rolex - 3621 Wristwatches
NEW. 224 pages, 3621 illustrations, 2009. A virtual catalogue of Rolex wristwatches, with reference numbers and brief technical details for each of the 3621 watches photographed, grouped by 14 model lines - Bubbleback, Submariner, Oyster Perpetual, Explorer, etc., etc. An essential book for Rolex enthusiasts as it shows virtually all case and dial variations produced in each of the different models. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2193)

Price: 60.50
James (H.): Rolex Highlights

James (H.): Rolex Highlights
NEW. 95 pages, illustrated in colour, 2014. A brief history of this famous Swiss brand describing and illustrating a significant number of their wristwatches. The watches include historical models, plus recent and current production - including GMT-Master II, Submariner, Cosmograph Daytona, Yacht-Master, Milgaus and Prince models. (Ref: N4869)

Price: 24.00
Jeffery (S.): An Introductory Guide to Repairing Mechanical Clocks

Jeffery (S.): An Introductory Guide to Repairing Mechanical Clocks
NEW. 224 pages, over 400 illustrations, 2016. Written by an experienced professional restorer this book is aimed at the absolute beginner, and the amateur repairer, who wish to overhaul and repair the most commonly encountered clocks in a sympathetic and competent manner. The book includes tools and workshop design; anchor, deadbeat, brocot, cylinder and lever escapements; and a wide range of workshop techniques for the clock repairer. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3890)

Price: 25.00
Jennings (T.S.): The Development of British Bell Fittings

Jennings (T.S.): The Development of British Bell Fittings
NEW. 168 pages, 23 plates, 74 figures, 1991. The installation of bells so that they can be rung is a skilled job. This book investigates the historical development of the fittings required, the patents applied for. A detailed study of the subject. With dust jacket.
(Ref: N2919)

Price: 25.00

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