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Pook (L.P.): British Domestic Synchronous Clocks 1930 - 1980

Pook (L.P.): British Domestic Synchronous Clocks 1930 - 1980
NEW. 248 pages, illustrated, 2015. A very detailed new book with a wealth of information about British synchronous clockmakers and their clocks. Part I covers the historical background, how synchronous clocks work, details of British manufacturers, and practical advice on servicing. Part II is a gallery of the clocks with photographs and descriptions of clocks from many British manufacturers. This is essential reading for synchronous clock enthusiasts. (Ref: N3757)
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Price: 65.00
Reynolds (C.F.): A Conspectus of Clocks and Time Related Products Produced by Gent and Co. Leicester - 100 Years of Electrical Horology

Reynolds (C.F.): A Conspectus of Clocks and Time Related Products Produced by Gent and Co. Leicester - 100 Years of Electrical Horology
NEW. 239 pages, circa 300 illustrations, 2011. A detailed review of all clocks and related items produced by Gent's between the mid 1880's and 1980 when clock production ceased. Another good book for those interested in electrical horology. Card covers. (Ref: N2595)
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Price: 24.50
Reynolds (C.F.): The Great George Liver Clock on the Royal Liver Friendly Society Building Liverpool

Reynolds (C.F.): The Great George Liver Clock on the Royal Liver Friendly Society Building Liverpool
NEW. 61 pages, 44 illustrations, 2007. A history of the design, manufacture and installation of the Liver clock supplied by Gent's of Leicester. This electrically driven 'waiting train' clock, installed in 1911 has four dials, each 25 feet in diameter, on two towers. The electro-mechanical chiming system was installed in 1954. Card covers. (Ref: N2079)

Price: 17.50

Robinson (T.R.): Modern Clocks, Their Repair and Maintenance
O/P. 193 pages, 148 figures, 2nd edition, 1943. A book about clock movements produced in the 1920's and 30's with good information on electric clocks and movements of the period. The book has a chapter of drawings of electric and clockwork driven clock movements in production in 1939. Good copy, no dust jacket. (Ref: K782 - C2)

Price: 10.00

Rondeau (R.): The Watch of the Future - The Story of the Hamilton Electric Watch

Rondeau (R.): The Watch of the Future - The Story of the Hamilton Electric Watch
O/P. 182 pages, illustrated, 3rd edition, 1999. A detailed history of the world's first battery powered wristwatch from its introduction in 1957 to the end of production in 1969. All the models produced are described in detail and there are sections on collecting and repairing the Hamilton 'electrics'. A fine copy with very good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: K4949 - C1)
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Price: 42.00

Saunier (C.): Lehrbuch der Uhrmacherei in Theorie und Praxis volume 5 Part 2 only
O/P. 365 pages, 345 illustrations, 8 plates, no date [ 1915 ]. Although the title of the book is as stated above, this work is by Gustav Krumm with the title Die Electrischen Uhren. An early work on electric clocks and watches, of interest to today's enthusiasts. Good copy, boards a little loose. [German language] (Ref: K3370 - X2)

Price: 40.00

Shenton (A.F.G.): The Earth Driven Clock
O/P. 8 pages, 12 figs., signed by author, 1972. A paper on the earth driven clock designed by P. A. Bentley in 1910. Reprinted from Antiquarian Horology December 1972. A very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4759 - BX10)

Price: 10.00

Shepherd (C.): On the Application of Electro-Magnetism as a Motor for Clocks
O/P. Frontis., 23 pages, 6 figs., reprinted 1989. A reprint of the original paper by Charles Shepherd, a London chronometer maker, first published in 1851. Reprinted in an issue of Timepiece Journal. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4768 - BX10)

Price: 15.00

Smith (B.): The Synchronome Company

Smith (B.): The Synchronome Company
NEW. 48 pages, 90 illustrations, 2010. A history of the Synchronome Company from its beginnings in the early 20th century up to recent times. The book will be useful to collectors in identifying, dating and setting up their clocks. The illustrations show the company's large product range. Card covers. (Ref: N2270)
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Price: 15.00
[Smiths] compiled by Smith (B.): Smiths Domestic Clocks

[Smiths] compiled by Smith (B.): Smiths Domestic Clocks
NEW. 290 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2008. A brief history of the origins of Smiths Industries and their domestic clock making activities which started in 1931 and ceased in 1979. Smiths owned several companies and trade marks so Smiths English Clocks Ltd, the Enfield Clock Company, 'Astral' and 'Empire' are just a few of the names mentioned. The book also contains a picture gallery of over 2150 different clocks and timers produced by Smiths. A lot of clocks, but they were England's largest manufacturer of clocks at the time! Card covers. (Ref: N1918)

Price: 20.00

Smith (W.O.): Hamilton Electric Watch Repair Manual
O/P. 98 pages, figs., 1958. This manual for the 5/0 size, model 500 watch was written by the Director of the Western Pennsylvania Horological Institute, with the cooperation of the Hamilton Watch Company. A very good copy. (Ref: K2851 - Q)

Price: 25.00

Standard Electric Time Co.: Standard Electric Time Systems - Catalogue 33

Standard Electric Time Co.: Standard Electric Time Systems - Catalogue 33
NEW. 64 pages, illustrated, 1994. This is a reprint of a catalogue issued circa 1914 by The Standard Electric Time Company of Springfield, Massachusetts. The company made electric master and slave clocks systems for public buildings, industry and commerce. Card covers. (Ref: N1805)

Price: 9.00
Synchronome: Printed Summer Time Label (1944)

Synchronome: Printed Summer Time Label
O/P. A printed card used by The Synchromome Co. Ltd to remind clock owners to advance their master clock by one hour so as to show Summer Time. The printed card measures 8.2 x 2.8 inches (20.8 x 7.3 cm) and was for use on April 2nd 1944. An interesting piece of ephemera, good condition.
(Ref: PH7)
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Price: 25.00
Synchronome: Printed Summer Time Label (1945)

Synchronome: Printed Summer Time Label
O/P. A printed card used by The Synchromome Co. Ltd to remind clock owners to advance their master clock by one hour so as to show Summer Time. The printed card measures 8.2 x 2.8 inches (20.8 x 7.3 cm) and was for use on April 2nd 1945. An interesting piece of ephemera, now stained, with some loss to edges and a small tear.
(Ref: PH8)
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Price: 15.00
Synchronome Syndicate Ltd: Some Applications of the

Synchronome Syndicate Ltd: Some Applications of the "Synchronome" System of Electric Time Service with Opinions Thereon
O/P. 19 pages, illustrated, circa 1900. A marketing brochure for the Synchronome System, with examples of its use in banks, office, schools, hotels and private houses. A very good copy of a very rare booklet, the only one I have ever seen. (Ref: K4890 - BX7)
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Price: 95.00

The Sun Electrical Co. Ltd: Modern Electric Clocks from Sunco
O/P. 12 pages, illustrated, November 1934. A priced catalogue of synchronous electric domestic clocks by Smith's, Ferranti and an unnamed maker. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4792 - BX14)

Price: 10.00

Touchet (P.): A Practical Manual of Electric and Electronic Horology
O/P. 43 pages, figs., first English language edition, 1963. The author was head of Research and Production at JAZ S.A. so the book is a useful practical manual on Jaz and Japy battery driven movements. A good copy, card covers a little worn and faded. (Ref: K2901 - BX8)

Price: 45.00

Touchet (P.): A Practical Manual of Electric and Electronic Horology
O/P. 58 pages, figs., English language edition, 1964. The author was head of Research and Production at JAZ S.A. so the book is a useful practical manual on Jaz and Japy battery driven movements. This edition has additional chapters on the AR and AV Movements and Practical Service Hints. A good copy, card covers a little worn and faded. (Ref: K4421 - E3)

Price: 45.00

Trueb (L.F.), Ramm (G.) & Wenzig (P.): Electrifying the Wristwatch

Trueb (L.F.), Ramm (G.) & Wenzig (P.): Electrifying the Wristwatch
NEW. 320 pages, 580 illustrations, 2013. The first part of the book is about electrical clocks and watches made between 1840 and 1970, including frequency standards and the first quartz clocks. The second part charts the development of quartz wristwatches around the world, a technical revolution which decimated the mechanical watch industry. This is a well researched book giving a detailed account of the technical developments, illustrated with lots of photographs of watches and watch movements. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3440)
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Price: 95.99

Vraa (M.) & Tornvig (B.): Manden I Uret
O/P. 31 pages, illus., 1994. The Man in the Clock: Jan Hermansen looks after the clock and its bells in Copenhagen Town Hall. The quarter striking turret clock in the tower, with 4 dials, is driven by an electric motor and controlled by a master clock on the ground floor. A good copy. [Danish language, sold with English typewritten translation] (Ref: K4814 - R2)

Price: 10.00


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