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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 09 August 2022
  • ISBN : 2940025495
  • Page : 376 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The Theory of Horology

The Theory of Horology
  • Author : Technical College of the Vallee de Joux
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • ISBN : 2940025495
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The Theory of Horology

The Theory of Horology
  • Author : Charles-AndrĂ© Reymondin,Georges Monnier,Didier Jeanneret,Umberto Pelaratti
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • ISBN : 2940025126
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A Treatise on Modern Horology in Theory and Practice

A Treatise on Modern Horology in Theory and Practice
  • Author : Claudius Saunier
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1887
  • ISBN : NYPL:33433084033418
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Watchmaking

Watchmaking
  • Author : George Daniels
  • Publisher : Philip Wilson Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-05-03
  • ISBN : 0856677043
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The first and most comprehensive step-by-step guide on the subject, Watchmaking has become a classic in its own right. This new edition is updated to include a new section which discusses and illustrates a variety of the author's own watches. The author's principal aim in writing this book has been to inspire and encourage the art of watchmaking, especially among a new generation of enthusiasts. The making of the precision timekeeper is described, step by step, and is illustrated at

Watch Repair for Beginners

Watch Repair for Beginners
  • Author : Harold C. Kelly
  • Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • Release Date : 2012-02
  • ISBN : 9781616083731
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First written by the definitive expert in 1957, Watch Repair for Beginners is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know how to fix their own watch. Learn what horology is; the basics of watch and clock repairing; the mechanics of a clock; how the wheels work; the difference between an automatic watch, a stop watch, and a chronograph; and so much more. With detailed black-and-white illustrations, this timeless classic is a must-have addition to any horology lover's collection.

My Own Right Time

My Own Right Time
  • Author : Philip Woodward
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1995
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105012431438
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By writing a personal account of his own inventions and achievements in horology the author involves the reader in the history of precision time-keeping before the advent of quartz crystals and atomic clocks. Escapements, the mechanisms that drive pendulums, are a delight to the geometrical mind as well as a delicate and subtle challenge to the mechanical engineer.

Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches

Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches
  • Author : Mark W Wiles
  • Publisher : The Crowood Press
  • Release Date : 2016-07-15
  • ISBN : 9781785001567
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This invaluable, practical book is written by a watch repairer with over twenty years' experience. It is aimed principally at the novice mechanical watch repairer, although those with more experience will also find it most useful. Brimming with advice and useful tips, it provides step-by-step photographs with accompanying text and demonstrates how to maintain a mechanical watch, and how to identify problems and correct them. The author discusses the theory behind how a watch works and reveals how to take

Wheel and Pinion Cutting in Horology

Wheel and Pinion Cutting in Horology
  • Author : J. Malcolm Wild
  • Publisher : Crowood Press (UK)
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 1861262450
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Many clock repairers carry out excellent work but avoid cutting their own wheels and pinions, fearing it is too complicated and involved. This book, written by an experienced clock and tool maker, dispels those fears and gives a step-by-step guide to an extremely satisfying aspect of horology. This book is written for both the amateur and professional involved in the making and restoring of clocks, and for anyone who intends to start building up a workshop and requires a guide

The Science of Clocks and Watches

The Science of Clocks and Watches
  • Author : Arthur Lionel Rawlings
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1944
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105030663129
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Making Clocks

Making Clocks
  • Author : Stan Bray
  • Publisher : Specialist Interest Model Books Limited
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 1854862146
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An introduction to the world of horology for the complete beginner. It explains the terminology of the clockmaker and provides general details of clock construction including layout of wheels and escapements, all of which are described and illustrated. The making of wheels, pinions, escapements, plates, pendulums, weights, cases, hands and faces is discussed. The necessary tools and equipment are described, with details of how to make specialised items and choice of most suitable materials for their construction.

A Practical Course in Horology

A Practical Course in Horology
  • Author : Harold C. Kelly
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2017-08-25
  • ISBN : 9781473339507
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This vintage book contains a complete guide to horology. Horology is the science of measuring time and constructing timepieces. This volume contains information on all aspects ranging from basic principles to oiling, cleaning, adjusting, and much more. Written in simple language and profusely illustrated, "A Practical Course in Horology" will be of considerable utility to novices and apprentices. Contents include: "General Principles", "Wheel Work", "Gearing", "The Lever Escapement", "The Controlling Mechanism", "Practical Repairing", "Train Problems", "Jeweling", "Making a Balance Staff", "

A Guide to Electrical Horology

A Guide to Electrical Horology
  • Author : Martin Swetsky
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 1412004217
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An electrical shock, as the name implies, involves the use of electricity in some fashion, but in what manner? An electrical motor connected to the power lines, perhaps? How about an electromagnet reacting with a permanent magnet to utilize the forces of attraction and repulsion to provide the driving force? And what of the use of a solenoid or electromagnet to lift a weight or to wind a spring? All of these are, unquestionably, descriptions of the uses of electricity

Harrison Decoded

Harrison Decoded
  • Author : Rory McEvoy,Jonathan Betts
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-04-28
  • ISBN : 9780198816812
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Brings together the output of a forty-year collaborative research project that unpicked and put into practice the fine details of John Harrison's extraordinary pendulum clock system. Harrison predicted that his unique method of making pendulum clocks could provide as much as one-hundred-times the stability of those made by his contemporaries. However, his final publication, which promised to describe the system, was a chaotic jumble of information, much of which had nothing to do with clockwork. One contemporary reviewer of Harrison's

Practical Watch Repairing

Practical Watch Repairing
  • Author : Donald De Carle
  • Publisher : The Crowood Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-07
  • ISBN : 9780719831065
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Here is a unique book. It describes the theories and processes of repairing and adjusting the modern watch in precise and meticulous detail: a thing which has never been done so completely before in the many books on the same subject. As a text book it is a revelation. Taking nothing for granted, except the ability to read and comprehend a simple description of mechanical processes, de Carle takes his reader through every stage and every operation of watch repairing ...

Early English Clocks

Early English Clocks
  • Author : Percy G. Dawson,C. B. Drover,Daniel W. Parkes
  • Publisher : Antique Collectors Club Limited
  • Release Date : 1982
  • ISBN : UOM:39015008828652
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The story of English clocks from their beginnings to the first decade of the eithteenth century written by three acknowledged experts.