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Welch Mfg. Co.: Catalogue of Superior American Clocks
O/P. 64 pages. illus., recent reprint. A facsimile reprint of an original catalogue published in 1900 by the E. N. Welch Mfg. Co. The catalogue shows wall and table clocks as well as views of their old factory (destroyed by fire in 1899) and the new factory built in 1900. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K2989 - BX9)

Price: 10.00

Wilkinson (T.J.): The Escapement and Train of American Watches
O/P. 378 pages, 2nd edition, [1928 but see below]. A practical and encyclopedic treatise and text book on the lever escapement and its use in American Watches. A fine copy with fine jacket. (Note: although not stated, this book is a recent reprint). (Ref: K2889 - L2)

Price: 50.00

Willard (J.W.): Simon Willard and his Clocks
O/P. 134 pages, 38 plates, new edition, 1962. This book by Simon Willard's great grandson was first published in 1911 with the title A History of Simon Willard, Inventor and Clockmaker. The book describes the life and work of the Willard family and their apprentices. A good copy with bruised corners and poor dust jacket - but still a lot nicer than the later paperback reprint. (Ref: K3336 - T3)

Price: 20.00

Wood (S.B.C.), Kramer (S.E.): Clockmakers of Lancaster County and their Clocks 1750 - 1850
O/P. 224 pages, illustrated, 1977. A detailed study of the longcase clocks (dials, cases and movements) made in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania together with a directory of their makers. A good book on this early American period. A good copy with good dust jacket (3 small tears). (Ref: K2933 - L3)

Price: 35.00


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