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Schulz (W.): L'Horologer A L'tabli - guide pratique du rparateur et du repasseur
O/P. 428 pages, 268 figs., 3rd edition, 1908. A well known practical guide to the repair of watches, so popular that at least 11 editions were published. A complete and clean copy, pages a bit yellowed with age, now in an acceptable cloth binding, author and title handwritten on spine. [French language] (Ref: K3103 - L2)

Price: 50.00

Schwanatus (W.) & Fenimore (W.): Repairing Watch Cases

Schwanatus (W.) & Fenimore (W.): Repairing Watch Cases
NEW. 34 pages, 2001. A facsimile reprint of an item first published in 1909. The senior author was an American case maker and topics covered include repairing joints; removing dents from the case, rims and bottoms; closing the case; soldering and case springs. The advice is aimed at those with some proficiency in metal work. Card covers. (Ref: N529)

Price: 6.50

Schwaringer (F.M.) & Walther (S.): Uhrenmuseum Wien
O/P. 186 pages + 24 colour plates, no date. A catalogue, with lots of b&w and colour illustrations, of the contents of the Clock Museum in Vienna. Good copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K4048 0 K1)

Price: 5.00

Schwegler (M.D.): Indicateur Suisse
O/P. 758 pages, 78th edition, 1991. A comprehensive address and reference guide to the Swiss Watch Industry, listing manufacturers and retailers as well as peripheral industries such as jewellers, electronics, micro-technology and machine tools. The guide is complete with lists of trademarks and the owners of the trademarks. Very good copy, card covers. [French, German, English, Italian and Spanish languages] (Ref: K4445 - CR1)

Price: 9.00

[Scientific Instrument Society]: Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society
O/P. 13 bulletins (number 67 - 79) issued quarterly between December 2000 and December 2003 containing lots of interesting articles on scientific instruments, book reviews, news etc. Good condition, card covers. (Ref: K4009- R3)

Price: 40.00

Science Museum: British Clockmakers' Heritage Exhibition
O/P. 93 pages plus adverts, 1952. The catalogue of the 391 exhibits of the exhibition held at the Science Museum, London. Small format, un-illustrated. Card covers now worn. (Ref: K277 - X1)

Price: 4.00

Science Museum: Time Measurement - Parts 1 and 2
O/P. 2 volumes: Part 1: Historical Review. 56 pages, 11 plates, 3rd edition, 1947; Part 2: Descriptive catalogue: 95 pages, 10 plates, 2nd edition 1950. An introduction to the 370 horological items located in the London Science Museum in 1950. Good condition, card covers. (Ref: K278 - BX6)

Price: 9.00

Science Museum: Time Measurement - Historical Review
O/P. 62 pages, 12 plates, 4th edition, reprinted 1970. An introduction to the horological items located in the London Science Museum. Very good condition, card covers now a little stained. (Ref: K787 - BX6)

Price: 5.00

Science Museum: Time Measurement Part 2 - Descriptive Catalogue
O/P. Part 2: Descriptive catalogue: 95 pages, 10 plates, 2nd edition 1950. An introduction to the 370 horological items located in the London Science Museum in 1950. Card covers with wear to top and bottom of spine. (Ref: K786 - X1)

Price: 4.00

[Science Research Council]: : Royal Greenwich Observatory
O/P. 25 pages, illus, no date. Published in the 1970's this booklet describes the work of the RGO at Herstmonceux Castle, the Observatory's location since 1948. Good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K3691 - BX 11)

Price: 7.00

[Scriptar]: Repairing Quartz LCD and Analog Watches Volume 2
O/P. 192 pages, illustrated, 1979. This manual on quartz watch repair covers 43 calibres (not in vol. 1) of LED, LCD and analog watches current at the time of publication. A good copy of the hardback edition. (Ref: K642 - CR11)

Price: 35.00

[Scriptar]: Repairing Quartz LCD and Analog Watches Volume 3
O/P. 175 pages, illustrated, 1980. This manual on quartz watch repair covers 17 calibres (not in previous volumes) of LCD and analog watches current at the time of publication. A very good copy of the hardback edition. (Ref: K1579 - CR11)

Price: 35.00

[Seiko]: Value Checking List, Lassale, Seiko, Pulsar, Alba, Lorus Quartz Watches August 1998
O/P. 26 pages, 1998. "Value Checking" is a list of current consumption, coil resistance, battery number, etc., for use when testing each calibre of Seiko quartz wristwatches. Very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4838 - BX17)

Price: 5.00

[Seiko]: Value Checking List, Lassale, Seiko, Pulsar, Alba, Lorus Quartz Watches June 1999
O/P. 28 pages, 1999. "Value Checking" is a list of current consumption, coil resistance, battery number, etc., for use when testing each calibre of Seiko quartz wristwatches. Very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4839 - BX9)

Price: 5.00

Seitz & Co.: Guide for Users of Synthetic Jewels
O/P. 76 pages, illustrated, no date (circa 1970?). Seitz & Cie are Swiss manufacturers of watch jewels and watchmaker's tools. A useful brochure on synthetic jewels, their properties, and how they are made and tested. Very good copy, card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K4840 - N2)

Price: 10.00

Selby (I. de L.): Wristwatches
O/P. 80 pages, illustrated in colour, 1994. An introductory collector's guide to identifying, buying and enjoying new and vintage wristwatches. The hardback edition, good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K3215 - T3)

Price: 7.00

Sellink (J.L.):  Dutch Antique Domestic Clocks,  ca. 1670 - 1870 and some related examples

Sellink (J.L.): Dutch Antique Domestic Clocks, ca. 1670 - 1870 and some related examples
O/P. 367 pages, illus., copy 389 of 1000 copies, 1973. A useful, well illustrated, reference book on 200 years of Dutch clockmaking illustrated with important examples from the Oegstgeest Museum. The book includes fine Amsterdam longcase clocks as well as Hague Clocks, staartkloks and stoelkloks. This book is now hard to find. A very good copy with good dust jacket.

***Automatic 10% discount at the checkout on this book.***

(Ref: K1242 - G6)

Price: 195.00

Sermier (C.) & Papi (G.): High-End Horological Finishing and Decoration
O/P. 128 pages, illustrated, 2006. Published by Audemars Piguet this book explains the various techniques of movement and watch finishing - bevelling, polishing, chamfering, engraving, engine-turning, spotting, snailing, graining, electroplating, etc. The use of these techniques by master craftsmen separates "high -end" hand finished watches from the purely machine made product. (Ref: N3463)

Price: 99.50

Serres (M.) et al:  Van Cleef & Arpels: The Poetry of Time (to order)

Serres (M.) et al: : Van Cleef & Arpels: The Poetry of Time
O/P. 216 pages, 211 illustrations, 2009. This book explores the beautiful watches created by this famous jeweller. Combining the spirit of invention with the love of precious gems, Van Cleef & Arpels create watches with delicate and elegant lines, pushing imagination and ingenuity to the forefront to create beautiful items of jewellery.

** Available to order - not in stock, but we can get it from the publisher in 3 or 4 days **

(Ref: P2162)
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Price: 50.00

Setchell (J.R.M.): Clockmaking in York: An Overview
O/P. 9 pages, 7 figs, [ 1993 ]. An interesting paper published by the author; it was also published in Antiquarian Horology. A good copy with inscription, signed by author, on front cover. Paper covers. (Ref: K3900 - BX4)

Price: 10.00


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