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Vienna Regulators and Factory Clocks

Author : Rick Ortenburger
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Since their introduction around 1780, Vienna Regulator clocks became a familiar style in homes and public spaces around Europe and the world. Produced in Vienna, Austria, the forms have moved from their early and transitional designs to serpentine, altdeutsch, Baroque, and factory-made types with one-, two-, and three-weight movements. In continuous production until the 1930s, they continue to be popular with collectors and decorators today. A value guide is included.

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Collecting Clocks Clock Repairs Trademarks Index

Author : Thomas Hodkin
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A comprehensive book on collecting & repairing antique clocks or timepieces written for both the amateur or experienced in mind. How to tell what's wrong, What tools to use, where to get parts and how to fit them, using hundreds of photographs and diagrams making repairs within most peoples reach, a separate section deals with sympathetic restoration of the case. The Trademarks section includes thousands of clockmakers marks from all around the world, usually stamped on the movement itself enabling the reader to accurately not only identify the maker but date and value the clock.

How to Build 35 Great Clocks

Author : Joseph Daniele
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Provides plans and instructions for building plaque-style, shelf, wall, and tall case clocks, gives tips on special woodworking techniques, and tells how to select clock faces and movements

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Miller s Antiques Handbook Price Guide 2018 2019

Author : Judith Miller
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"Miller's Antiques Price Guide has long been the market leader, offering not just prices but informed tips... Miller's is arguably the only price guide you will ever need." Antiques Magazine Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide remains the essential and trusted guide to the antiques market. It has earned the reputation of being the book no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. It is compiled by Judith Miller, world-renowned antiques expert and co-founder of the book, who selects the guide's 8000-plus featured antiques. Comprehensive sections cover ceramics, furniture, glass, silver and metalwares, jewellery and objets de vertu, clocks and watches, books, Oriental antiques, textiles, toys, decorative arts and Modern Classics. Special features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item and teach you to be your own valuer. Biographies of designers and factories give the background information you need to help date and value objects, while special 'Judith Picks' sections give fascinating background and valuation details for particularly interesting or unusual objects.

Introductory Guide to Repairing Mechanical Clocks

Author : Scott Jeffery
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This up-to-date, clearly written and beautifully illustrated book is targeted at the amateur repairer and at the absolute beginner with no experience, as well as at hobbyists who often dabble with, but have little knowledge of, the techniques used in quality horological repair work. Written by a professional clock repairer and using a common sense approach, this workshop companion for the beginner 'keeps things simple' whilst placing an emphasis on the quality of the work. It provides step-by-step illustrated instructions and simplifies a large variety of tasks that are often regarded as being complicated, such as re-pivoting, jewelling and bushing. Moreover, it presents a great deal of useful advice and contains over 400 high quality colour images that help to explain and clarify every procedure that is covered. This no-nonsense guide to rectifying the common faults found in mechanical clocks will be essential reading for all those interested in horology but specifically for the novice who wants to repair mechanical clocks according to best practice. Beautifully illustrated with 424 colour photographs.

Clock Cleaning and Repairing

Author : Bernard E. Jones
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This vintage text contains an accessible and novice-friendly guide to cleaning and repairing clocks. Complete with simple step-by-step instructions and a plethora of detailed, useful illustrations, this timeless text is ideal for anyone looking for a simple and easy-to-digest guide pertaining to watch repair. Although old, the information contained herein will still be of considerable utility to the modern reader, and it would make for a worthy addition to any bookshelf. The chapters of this book include: How a Simple Clock Works, Clock Repairers’ Tools and Materials, General Repairs to Escapements, Recoil Escapements and their Repair, Dead-beat Escapements and their Repair, Cleaning Simple Clocks, Cleaning Dutch Clocks, etcetera. We are republishing this vintage book now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.

Clock Repairing and Making A Practical Handbook Dealing With The Tools Materials and Methods Used in Cleaning and Repairing all Kinds of English and Foreign Timepieces Striking and Chiming and the Making of English Clocks

Author : F. J. Garrard
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Originally published in 1914, this book aims to give practical advice to anyone wishing to clean, repair and make all kinds of clocks. Alongside the very detailed and precise descriptions, there are many illustrations that deal with everything from chimes and the description of striking works, to hints on clock making. Contents Include Introduction Cleaning a Skeleton Clock Repairing a Skeleton Clock Special Tools and Processes Other Pendulum Timepieces Pendulums Portable Clocks English Striking Clocks French and American Striking Clocks Quarter Striking and Chiming Clocks Turret Clocks Making Clocks Altering Clocks Electric Clocks