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[Waltham Watch Co.]: Waltham Watch Papers volumes I & II
O/P. 31 + 29 pages, no date (1970's ?). In 1862 the Waltham Watch Company commenced issuing technical papers original published elsewhere. Volume 1 is a reprint of Charles Frodsham's On the Laws of Isochronism of the Balance Spring, …"; volume 2 contains items on Compensation of the Balance, Effect of Magnetism on Time-Pieces, The Chronometer and its Adjustment and Watch Jewelling. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4983 - BX11)

Price: 10.00

[Waltham]: Watch and Clock Material 1936 Edition
O/P. 88 pages, illus., 1936. A parts catalogue issued by the Waltham Watch Company, a useful book for Waltham enthusiasts and restorers. A good copy showing significant signs of use. Card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K4422 - H1)

Price: 50.00

Ward (F.A.B.): Clocks & Watches 1: Weight-Driven Clocks and 2: Spring -Driven
O/P. 2 volumes each illustrating and describing 20 items in the collection of the Science Museum. Published 1973 and 1972. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3131 - V2)

Price: 8.00

Ward (F.A.B.): The Clocks of the Victoria and Albert Museum
O/P. 13 pages, 20 photographs, 1975. An introduction to some fine clocks at the V&A museum in London. This article is an offprint from Antiquarian Horology. Good copy, card covers.

* Was £2.00, now on special ofer at £1.00 *

(Ref: K1372 - BX3)

Price: 1.00

Ward (F.A.B.): The Clocks of the Victoria and Albert Museum
O/P. 13 pages, 20 photographs, 1975. An introduction to some fine clocks at the V&A museum in London. This article is an offprint from Antiquarian Horology. A very good copy, now nicely bound in half leather with gilt lettering to the spine, original card covers bound in. (Ref: K4078 - M2)

Price: 15.00

Ward (F.A.B.): The Clocks & Watches of the Victoria and Albert Museum
O/P. 27 pages, 52 photographs, 1978. An introduction to some fine clocks and watches at the V&A museum in London. Two articles first printed in Antiquarian Horology. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4799 - BX2)

Price: 5.00

Ward (F.A.B.): Timepkeepers
O/P. A small booklet produced by the Science Museum, London in 1963 describing and illustrating (in colour) 20 fine clocks, watches, sundials and sand glasses in their collection. Card covers. (Ref: K2502 - BX5)

Price: 5.00

Ward (F.A.B.): Time Measurement
O/P. 151 pages, 12 plates, 1966. A publication by the Science Museum, London being a descriptive catalogue of the collection illustrating time measurement. The section on electric clocks and watches is of interest as is the section on sundials. A good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K485 - H4)

Price: 5.00

Ward (R.A.H.): A Watchmaker's Pocket Book
O/P. 5 pages, 1971. A report, in a volume of Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire, on the discovery of the pocket book of Richard Wright, a Lancashire watch movement maker, containing accounts and other entries covering the years 1713 to 1756. Ward, an out-worker, did work for several London makers including Ellicott and Windmills. Wright was probably resident in or near to Great Sankey, a township near Warrington. Very good copy. (Ref: K3520 - N1)

Price: 18.00

Warwick (A.): Collecting Clock Memories
O/P. 204 pages, illus., 2000. One man's recollection of 40 years enthusiasm for, and guide to, the clock collecting scene in England. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3010 - L1)

Price: 5.00

Watchmakers of Switzerland: The Main Types of Chronograph Explained by Their Dials
O/P. 36 pages, illustrated, 1952. 15 different types of chronograph are illustrated and described. Good copy, spiral bound, card covers a little marked. (Ref: K645 - M1)

Price: 20.00

Waterbury Clock Co.: Illustrated Catalogue of Clocks, Regulators, and Calendars, ..
O/P. 132 pages, illus., no date. A late 20th century reprint of a Waterbury Clock Company catalogue first issued in 1867. Good copy, the covers now a little marked. (Ref: K2998 - BX8)

Price: 10.00

Waters (I.): Chepstow Clock and Watch Makers
O/P. 31pages, [20 illustrations], 1980. A useful listing of Chepstow clock and watch makers with addresses and working dates where known. This booklet is now very hard to find. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2402 - BX7)

Price: 20.00

Waters (I.): Chepstow Clock and Watchmakers
O/P. 15 pages, 3 illustrations, 1978. A useful listing of Chepstow clock and watch makers with addresses and working dates where known. This booklet is now very hard to find. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1521 - BX13)

Price: 15.00

Watney (J.): The Mystery of Time
O/P. 29 pages, illustrated, 1999. A 'Pitkin' guide to time, calendars, sundials, clocks, time and longitude, John Harrison, Greenwich Mean Time, and modern timekeepers. A good introduction to the subject, aimed at young adults. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2263 - BX8)

Price: 5.00

Watson (C.): (i) John Holmes - A View on his Life and Work & (ii) John Holmes (1727 - 97) Time for a Further Look
O/P. Two articles of 13 pages and 10 pages respectively, illustrated, 2003. Two interesting papers, published in two issues of Antiquarian Horology about the famous clockmaker John Holmes. These are the only articles written about Holmes' life and work that I know of. Very good copy, soft covers. (Ref: K5033)

Price: 10.00

Watson (H. F.): Grantham Clock and Watch Making
O/P. [ 40p ], illus., 1988. A descriptive catalogue of an exhibition of clocks and watches made in Grantham with details about their makers. A very good copy, card covers.

* Was £9.00, now on special offer at £4.00 *

(Ref: K2379 - BX9)

Price: 4.00

Watson (H.F.): Keeping Time - A History of Clocks, Watches and Barometers in a Provincial Town from 1700 until 1900

Watson (H.F.): Keeping Time - A History of Clocks, Watches and Barometers in a Provincial Town from 1700 until 1900
NEW. 323 pages, 550 illustrations, 2008. This book using the provincial town of Grantham, Lincolnshire as the example, describes and illustrates the stock in trade sold by 18th and 19th century clockmakers. British clocks as well as, in the 19th century, French, American and Black Forest clocks are all included as well as watches and barometers. The book has a comprehensive directory (169 pages) of the watch and clock makers who traded in Grantham during the period. The book also has a useful chapter on Lincolnshire longcase clock cases, in particular the work of the Usher family of Lincoln. (Ref: N1912)

Price: 36.00
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

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