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The following books have been added to our booklist in September 2018:


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Bates (K.): Clockmakers of Northumberland and Durham

Bates (K.): Clockmakers of Northumberland and Durham
O/P. 303 pages, 126 plates, signed by author, an edition of 1000 numbered copies, 1980. A useful reference book on the clockmakers of these two English counties. New copies, but old stock, recently purchased direct from the publisher. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4472)
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Price: 45.00
Bates (K.): Early Clock and Watchmakers of the Blacksmiths' Company

Bates (K.): Early Clock and Watchmakers of the Blacksmiths' Company
NEW. 490 pages, 400 illustrations, 2018. Many early clockmakers were members of the Blacksmiths' Company before the Clockmakers Company was founded in 1631. This is a well researched account of the clock and watch making trades in the Blacksmiths' Company and the rivalry between the two companies in the late 17th and 18th century. The book includes a directory of more than 1500 clock and watchmakers trained in the Blacksmiths' Company. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4470)
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Price: 95.00

Breitling: Breitling Sales Handbook (parts 1 & 2)
O/P. A handbook, produced circa 2005, to inform specialist retailers about Breitling watches and the Breitling brand. Part 1 covers the Navitimer, Windrider, Professional, Aeromarine and 'Breitling for Bentley' ranges of watches with details of functions, special features, dial options, straps, etc. Part 2 covers 'Useful Tips for Caring for your Watch', 'Special Characteristics', Technology, and a brief history of the brand. A wealth of information for the enthusiast. Two volumes, spiral bound in hard covers, housed in original slipcase, all in very good condition. (Ref: K1430 - H5)

Price: 45.00

Crom (T.R.): Early Lancashire Horological Tools and their Makers

Crom (T.R.): Early Lancashire Horological Tools and their Makers
O/P. 275 pages, 282 figs., 1994. The last of Ted Crom's books on horological tools containing a wealth of information not available elsewhere. The makers include Wyke & Green, Daniel Mather, the Jones family, Thurston Lassell, the Leyland family, William Whitmore and several more. Ted Crom's lasting memorial to the horological world is these 4 books on horological tools - well researched, comprehensive and definitive. The three books with 'Tools' in the title are uniform in size and binding, brown cloth with gilt lettering. Essential reading. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, in fine condition.

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(Ref: K2101)

Price: 195.00
Crom (T.R.): Horological and Other  Shop Tools 1700 to 1900

Crom (T.R.): Horological and Other Shop Tools 1700 to 1900
O/P. 388 pages, 754 figs, 1987. This book is a supplement and companion volume to Horological Shop Tools with more information on tools and tool makers including reprints of catalogues by Swiss, English and American makers. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, in fine condition.

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(Ref: K2102)

Price: 195.00
Crom (T.R.): Horological Shop Tools 1700 to 1900

Crom (T.R.): Horological Shop Tools 1700 to 1900
O/P. 678 pages, 1302 illustrations, 1980. This excellent volume is the standard work on horological tools by an expert who has researched the subject thoroughly in Europe and America. This superb book is recommended to all who are interested in the subject. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, in fine condition.

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(Ref: K744)

Price: 195.00
Crom (T.R.): Horological Wheel Cutting Engines 1700 to 1900

Crom (T.R.): Horological Wheel Cutting Engines 1700 to 1900
O/P. 150 pages, 142 figs., 2nd impression, 1976. A well researched and comprehensive study of English, European and American wheel cutting engines. The book includes engines for cutting clock and watch wheels. The hardback edition. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, very good condition - a few pages at each end of the book lightly stained. (Ref: K347)

Price: 75.00

Elgin: Watch Materials Catalog
O/P. A large catalogue of Watch materials for 'all obsolete and current sizes and grades' of Elgin watches, published circa 1950. A rare catalogue of use to enthusiasts and restorers. A good copy, in original Elgin ring binder. (Ref: K4476 - H1)

Price: 35.00

[EMCO]: Emco Unimat 3 Instruction Book
O/P. 56 + 32 pages, circa 1980's. An instruction book issued for the Emco Unimat 3 explaining how to use it as a lathe and as a drilling and milling machine. The book also contains spare part diagrams and parts lists as well as how to use the available accessories. A good copy. [English and German language]. (Ref: K4478 - BX2)

Price: 10.00

Flume (Rudolph): Flume Electronic Service-System
O/P. A large, 2 inches (5 cm), thick manual in ring binder, published 1977. The first section is on the measuring, testing and regulation of movements, the remainder is a comprehensive set of data sheets for clock and watch calibres by virtually all manufacturers. Each data sheet contains all the essential data on an individual make & calibre of movement. A very useful reference book for restorers. A very good copy. (Ref: K4309 - T1)

Price: 30.00

Flume (Rudolph): Werkzeuge fr Uhrmacher und Feinwerktechniker
O/P. 32 pages, illustrated. An undated catalogue of tools for watchmakers and other precision trades, including timers, benches, cleaning machines, lathes and a wide variety of hand tools. Sold with several supplementary sheets and two price lists (in Deutschmark) dated 1965 and 1968. A good copy. [German language] (Ref: K4483 - BX9)

Price: 9.00

Horopart: Balance Staffs
O/P. An undated (probably 1960's) catalogue of replacement balance staffs for a wide range of watch calibres together with supplementary list number 1. Good copy, card covers. [French, English, German, Spanish and Portuguese language] (Ref: K4484 - BX4)

Price: 5.00

Georg Jacob: Spezial-Katalog fr Przision und Qualitt
O/P. 106 pages, illustrated, 1938. A specialised catalogue of precision tools and quality parts and materials for clock and watchmakers and jewellers, published by Georg Jacob g.m.b.h of Leipzig. A very useful reference source to the horological tools available at the time. A very good copy, soft covers. [German language] (Ref: K4477 - BX9)

Price: 10.00

Marshall (C.E.): The Professional Watchmakers' Practical Handy Manual
O/P. Published in 1966 by the American supplier C. E. Marshall. A looseleaf manual of watch materials for a wide range of makes and calibers. Good copy in original ring binder. (Ref: K4485 - E3)

Price: 15.00

Mather (H.H.): Clock & Watch Makers of Nottinghamshire
O/P. 93 pages, 9 figs., 15 plates, 1979. A useful listing of Nottinghamshire makers, this is the only book on the county. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1041 - G5)

Price: 20.00

Moore & Wright: The Use and Care of Micrometers made by M & W
O/P. 49 pages, illustrated, no date (1960's?). A useful book giving details of how to use, care for, and adjust micrometers followed by 25 pages of tables of decimal equivalents. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4480 - BX6)

Price: 5.00

John Morris (Clerkenwell) Ltd: Catalogue of British Made Goods for the Watchmaker and Jeweller
O/P. 71 pages, illustrated. An undated catalogue (1960's?) showing a wide range of tools and materials for watchmakers, clockmakers and jewellers. Old catalogue like this are now hard to find, but contain a wealth of information about what was available 50 years ago. Good copy but punched with two holes for filing. (Ref: K4479 - BX8)

Price: 9.00

Perkins (A.B.): Antique Watch Restoration volume 1
S/H. 298 pages, illustrated, 2012. This book, by the author of the respected book The Modern Watchmakers Lathe and How To Use It, is the first of a series of three volumes on watch and clock restoration. The book is based on a lifetime's experience in the trade and will be of great use to all professional and amateur restorers. A fine copy. (Ref: K4474 - R1)

Price: 60.00

Perkins (A.B.): Antique Watch Restoration volume 2
S/H. 282 pages, illustrated, 2015. The first book in this series was very well received. This second volume concentrates on setting jewels and making jewel settings as well as making and adjusting all the main types of watch escapements, including making pallet stones and balance wheels. Another book of great use to watch restorers. A fine copy. (Ref: K4475 - E1)

Price: 60.00

Picard (Henri) & Frre: A Catalogue of Tools and Materials for Watchmakers and Clockmakers
O/P. 38 pages, illustrated, no date. A tools and materials catalogue for this well known London firm, published in the late 1970's. Good condition, card covers. (Ref: K3430 - BX7)

Price: 4.00


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