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Complicated Watches and Their Repair
By Brand: Robert Hale
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780719800900, isbn: 0719800900,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Dealing with a complicated watch used to be a rare job for the watch repairer, but with the popularity of the automatic, it is almost commonplace. Furthermore, the increased interest in calendar work, alarm watches, and chronographs will undoubtedly bring more and more complicated work into the workshop. This book deals with complicated work essentially from the repairer's point of view. The action of each mechanism is briefly and clearly described, dismantling and assembly instructions are

Watches: The Ultimate Guide (Icons)
By Assouline
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ean: 9782759404162, isbn: 2759404161,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
A watch follows its owner wherever he or she goes, immediately revealing its owner s taste, financial means, and attention to the wheels of time. Over the past 10 years, watches (once merely functional tools) have become true objects of desire.Whether fashion accessories or collectors' pieces, the watches available today span all sectors, from mass-market to luxury. With an increase in the number of trademarks, collections, and styles, the market for watches is growing annually and offering

Hammond Synchronous Clocks Maintenance and Repair
By Clock Press
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ean: 9780984671809, isbn: 0984671803,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Increase the value of your Hammond clock collection with Hammond Synchronous Clocks Maintenance and Repair. Over 100 clear photos along with step-by-step instructions will help you solve the most common problems encountered with these classic time keepers. This book shows how to repair the two most common Hammond synchronous clock movement types: The Open Rotor and The Sealed Rotor. Synchronous movements are used in hundreds of Hammond clock models. This book does not cover the Hammond

The Complete Price Guide to Watches 2018
By Tinderbox Press
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ean: 9780982948774, isbn: 0982948778,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
The book endeavors to be a guide or a helpful manual which offers a wealth of materials and information regarding the identification, buying price, selling price and history of a multitude of Antique Pocket Watches and Wristwatches.It is the most reliable and convenient guide to watches available. Contains more than 7,800 photos with current information, identification, tips, history and terminology. A definitive guide for collectors and amateurs alike. (R. Gilbert).

Piaget (Memoire)
By Brand: Assouline Publishing
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mpn: 43190-665687, ean: 9782759404612, isbn: 2759404617,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Faithful to its pioneering spirit, Piaget, at the end of the 1950s, set about designing and manufacturing the ultra-thin movements that would become one of the House’s signatures and leave a lasting impression on the world of watchmaking. But Piaget was also a style: a marriage of gold and platinum, precious gems, and dials made of hard stones. Carried along the wave of extraordinary creativity that permeated the watch manufacturer in the 1970s, under the impetus of Yves G. Piaget, the

The Rolex Story
By Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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mpn: 9780764345975, ean: 9780764345975, isbn: 0764345974,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
The ''brand with the crown'' is recognized worldwide as an invaluable sports implement and luxury product. This book traces the manufacturer's development from the 1920s, when it began its steady rise to unprecedented international appeal, to the present. Explore the ingenious innovations in technology and marketing behind the prestigious company's swift success. Browse the images and devour the historical and technical details of some of Rolex's most reliable models: the Submariner, on which

Extreme Restoration: A comprehensive guide to the restoration and preservation of antique clocks
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781461039532, isbn: 1461039533,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
The definitive reference for accurate, period-correct restoration of antique American clocks. Over 690 pages of detailed how-to techniques with over 150,000 words and more than 2,500 photos and images. To ensure clarity, each chapter in Extreme Restoration may be view in full color at the Extreme Restoration web site. Additionally, a special web site has been created to show application of all techniques to a single ''project clock'' to demonstrate the dramatic results possible from beginning

Watch Repair for Beginners: An Illustrated How-To Guide for the Beginner Watch Repairer
By Skyhorse Publishing
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ean: 9781616083731, isbn: 1616083735,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
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.Skyhorse

Striking Clock Repair Guide
By Brand: Clockmakers Newsletter
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ean: 9780962476648, isbn: 0962476641,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Striking Clock Repair Guide uses the author's time-tested method of presenting detailed illustrations and step-by-step setup and repair procedures for clock mechanisms. The subject here is the striking clock. Just look at the movements covered in this book: American count wheel mechanisms by Ansonia, Seth Thomas, Ingraham, New Haven, and others; French count wheel and rack strike movements; English bell strike grandfather movement; German wall clock with count wheel strike; Hermle 130-series

100 Years of Vintage Watches: Identification and Price Guide, 2nd Edition
By Echo Point Books & Media
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ean: 9781626541191, isbn: 1626541191,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
Telling time has never been so stylish. 100 Years of Vintage Watches brings an entire century of classic watch craftsmanship to life with over 1,000 full-color photos. Detailing watches made between 1870 and 1970—the most popular century for watch collectors and aficionados—Dean Judy’s remarkable guide provides information on what and how to collect as well as what to avoid.  In addition to large, detailed photos, 100 Years of Vintage Watches offers accurate pricing information, and a

The Wristwatch Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Mechanical Wristwatches
By Schmidt Ryan
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ean: 9781851498291, isbn: 185149829X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
A fantastic reference work for the novice or the seasoned watch enthusiastFully illustrated with 470 color photographsBrand-Agnostic. Features a vast array of timepieces from over 90 manufacturersDespite the functional obsolescence of the mechanical wristwatch (our phones and computers tell more accurate time) the early 21st Century has seen a boom in the development, production, and appreciation of all things horological. Whether it is presented to the collector as an alternative investment,

The Maintenance, Repair, Restoration, Conservation and Preservation of Turret Clocks
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781517127206, isbn: 1517127203,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
This is the first time ever that a comprehensive practical book has been published that deals with the maintaining and repairing of turret (tower) clocks. ‘The Maintenance, Repair, Restoration, Conservation and Preservation of Turret Clocks’ by Chris McKay is a unique new book that deals in a structured manner with all the aspects declared in its title. The target audience for the book is the experienced professional horologist who, from time to time, is asked to work on a turret clock. Its

Breitling Highlights
By imusti
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ean: 9780764342110, isbn: 0764342118,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Breitling is especially known for its characteristically masculine wristwatches. This distinctive design is the main reason for its great popularity since the 1930s. The book presents the most beautiful and most important models of the Breitling history. The fascinating text provides a history of the brand and historical examples. The models explored include the Navitimer, Avenger, Chronographs, Superocean, Breitling for Bentley, and Cockpit. Also included are brief histories of each wristwatch

Practical Watch Adjusting
By Brand: Robert Hale
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mpn: 200 illustrations, ean: 9780719800504, isbn: 0719800501,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Almost a companion to Donald de Carle's earlier work, Practical Watch Repairing, this book's contents include general condition of the movement; cleaning and oiling; balance pivots; fitting a flat balance spring; fitting a breguet balance spring; positional timing; further considerations when fitting a spring and observing the point of attachment; general notes on springing and timing; other methods of positional adjustment; and timing machines.Used Book in Good Condition.

Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection
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mpn: 9780500519479, ean: 9780500519479, isbn: 0500519471,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
A visual celebration of jeweled masterworks from Paris in the Art Deco eraOne Christmas Eve, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan gave his wife, Princess Catherine, an exquisite jeweled box made by Cartier in the 1920s, thus starting the most magnificent collection of objects created in the Art Deco era by jewelers, at a time when the jeweler’s art was at the height of beauty and creativity.In the 1920s, rapid changes in society and technology were rejected in art through striking contrasts of line,

The Watch Repairer's Manual
By Echo Point Books & Media
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mpn: 1, black & white illustrations, ean: 9781626549982, isbn: 1626549982,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
As The New York Times wrote after his death, Henry B. Fried was ''widely acknowledged as the dean of American watchmakers.'' In the revised, 1961 edition of his classic book The Watch Repairer's Manual, reprinted here, Fried addresses topics important to contemporary watch repairers, such as self-winding watches, waterproofing, calendar watches, alarm wristwatches, and chronographs. The Watch Repairer's Manual also includes a fine visual dictionary of exploded views in isometric, which are very

Clocks 2018 Calendar
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781973973164, isbn: 9781973973164,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
Clock lovers, rejoice! This gorgeous, full-color wall calendar includes twelve mesmerizing photographs of the works of some of the finest clockmakers in the world. Accompanied by monthly grid calendars indicating U. S. national holidays. Ample space is provided each day for noting birthdays, anniversaries, and other occasions and appointments. Measures 11'' x 17'' when open..

Jardur: The History And Its Escadrille
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: 43238-3541, ean: 9781541071919, isbn: 1541071913,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
The Jardur watch company was started by brothers Samuel and Herman Klepper in New York City, N.Y. in 1937. Samuel was a pilot and the watches he designed were for a special class of users for whom the management of time was an important element of their profession. Jardur primarliy distributed its watches and navigational flight aides exclusively to the military through post exchanges and ships stores, clear evidence that the Jardur watch company regarded their watches as professional tools.

Swatch: A Guide for Connoisseurs and Collectors
By Brand: Firefly Books
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ean: 9781552091197, isbn: 1552091198,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
In SWATCH Frank Edwards documents the origins and developments of Swatch designs, and shows some of the very best made since 1983. The core of this book is a gallery of hundreds of the most beautiful designs.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Magic of Watches: A Smart Introduction to Fine Watchmaking
By Watchprint.Com Sarl
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ean: 9782940506125, isbn: 2940506124,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
• A complete, informative primer on how watches work. Accessible for the amateur and meaty enough for the aficionado. What is a beautiful watch? How do you make a good choice? The Magic of Watches explains how and why these little objects are so precious, fascinating and exciting. The book presents paradoxes: why a one-million-dollar watch might be less precise and more fragile than one that costs 15 dollars. It comes back to the origins of the measurement of time: how did we go from the

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