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  • Antique British Clocks

    Brian Loomes

    This book is the only one of its kind to deal extensively with the buying and selling of antique British clocks, revealing commercial knowledge acquired by the author over more... £27.50 Add to cart

  • Chronometer Makers of the World

    Tony Mercer

    The development of the marine chronometer is irrevocably linked to the intense rivalry and war among the British, French, Dutch and Spanish in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries for domination... £42.00 Add to cart

  • Clock and Watch Escapements

    W.J. Gazeley

    W.J. Gazeley’s “Clock and Watch Escapements” is widely regarded as a classic horological text. Basing the book on a lifetime’s experience in the clock and watch-making trade, the author provides... £27.00 Add to cart

  • Clock and Watch Repairing

    Donald de Carle

    This profusely illustrated volume forms a step-by-step instruction manual on the repair of mechanical clocks and watches. Donald de Carle was a Fellow of the British Horological Institute, and the... £18.99 Add to cart

  • Complicated Watches and Their Repair

    Donald de Carle

    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... £18.50 Add to cart

  • De Carle’s Watch and Clock Encyclopedia

    Donald de Carle

    First published in 1950, De Carle’s encyclopaedia is still the definitive practical reference book on clocks and watches. The book has an immense amount of knowledge compressed into an easily... £21.99 Add to cart

  • Practical Clock Repairing

    Donald de Carle

    The repair of clocks calls for a variety of skills and crafts, few of which can be ‘picked up’ by bench work alone. In the horological trade, it is technical... £18.99 Add to cart

  • Practical Watch Adjusting

    Donald de Carle

    “No writer can have added more volumes to the horological bookshelf than Donald de Carle, and his careful and detailed approach to the technical side of the craft has done... £17.50 Add to cart

  • Repairing Old Clocks and Watches

    Anthony J. Whiten

    Amateur repairers of clocks and watches grow in number every year as they discover the delights and challenges of the horological hobby. Often an initiate will begin with one of... £20.00 Add to cart

  • Restoring Grandfather Clocks

    The grandfather clock, an entirely new kind of furniture, first appeared in the late seventeenth century. From then on, with its long case to protect pendulum and weights, its rugged... £27.00 Add to cart

  • The American Pocket Watch

    Christopher Barrow

    American machine-made pocket watches first appeared in the 1850s and were so well-made that by the 1890s they had come to dominate the international watch market. The secret of their... £20.00 Add to cart

  • The Carriage Clock

    Laurie Penman

    This truly comprehensive and practical new work is the first book to be devoted solely to the repair and restoration of the carriage clock, and as such will be greatly... £29.50 Add to cart