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Whyte (D.): Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Scotland

Whyte (D.): Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Scotland
NEW. 334 pages, 226 figures, 2005. A good book on Scottish makers, including all the research by the author and other workers since the publication in 1921 of Smith's pioneering work Old Scottish Clockmakers 1453 - 1850. This is an essential reference book for all Scottish clock and watch enthusiasts. With dust jacket. (Ref: N725)

Price: 35.00
Wilbourn (A.S.H.) & Ellis (R.): Lincolnshire Clock, Watch and Barometer Makers

Wilbourn (A.S.H.) & Ellis (R.): Lincolnshire Clock, Watch and Barometer Makers
O/P. 196 pages, 45 plates, 2001. This book contains a lot of research hence it has a very good list of Lincolnshire makers listed alphabetically and by place. There are interesting sections on Lincolnshire clock case makers, regional stylistic features of longcases and clockmakers' wills. A very useful addition to the regional literature as nothing else exists for the county. A new copy (old stock) of the soft covers edition, still in publishers shrink wrap. (Ref: N324)

Price: 65.00
Wild (J.M.): Wheel and Pinion Cutting in Horology - a Historical and Practical Guide

Wild (J.M.): Wheel and Pinion Cutting in Horology - a Historical and Practical Guide
NEW. 253 pages, 555 photographs, reprinted 2021. The author wrote a small paperback, now out of print, on this subject many years ago which was very useful. This is a new much larger work of use to all those who restore clocks. The practical sections include the theory of gearing, making cutters, cutting wheels and pinions, crossing out wheels, mounting wheels on arbors as well as information on replacing and finishing worn pivots. With dust jacket. (Ref: N325)

Price: 29.95
Wiles (M.W.): Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches - A Practical Guide

Wiles (M.W.): Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches - A Practical Guide
NEW. 208 pages, 242 colour photographs, 42 diagrams, reprinted 2022. A book written by an experienced watch repairer aimed at the novice as well as those with more experience. Full of advice and tips it has excellent step-by-step photographs with accompanying text, demonstrating how to maintain a mechanical watch and how to identify problems and correct them. The book covers a whole range of subjects from the simple task of replacing straps to fitting a mainspring and understanding the more complicated workings of the escapement. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4000)

Price: 25.00
Wotton (P.): Anniversary Clocks

Wotton (P.): Anniversary Clocks
NEW. 56 pages, well illustrated, 2009. A useful book about these very popular clocks, covering the entire period of manufacture - from the earliest examples to those with quartz oscillators. The book has chapters on movements, pendulum assembly, cases and makers & their trade marks. Card covers. (Ref: N2191)

Price: 5.99

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