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Abbott (H.G.): The American Watchmaker and Jeweler

Abbott (H.G.): The American Watchmaker and Jeweler
NEW. 354 pages, 288 figs., reprinted 1989. First published in 1893 this is an encyclopaedia for the horologist, jeweller, gold and silversmith containing hundreds of receipts and formulas with directions for using all the latest tools, attachments and devices for watchmakers and jewellers. These books are old stock - new unused copies with card covers (now a little wrinkled on the spine). (Ref: N1081)

Price: 15.00
Barnes (N.) & Jordan (A.): Maintaining Longcase Clocks: An Owner's Guide to Maintenance, Restoration and Conservation

Barnes (N.) & Jordan (A.): Maintaining Longcase Clocks: An Owner's Guide to Maintenance, Restoration and Conservation
NEW. 192 pages, 300 illustrations, 2013. A short introduction to longcase clocks and how to date them followed by chapters on maintenance and repair. The restoration section includes chapters on simple and more difficult procedures for movements and for cases. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3474)
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Price: 25.00
Barrow (C.): The Pocket Watch: Restoration, Maintenance and Repair

Barrow (C.): The Pocket Watch: Restoration, Maintenance and Repair
NEW. 190 pages, 92 figures, 2nd edition, 2011. A practical guide to cleaning and repairing pocket watches, using as examples six of the most typical types of watch from a period spanning the late 18th century to the early 20th century. The author takes the intelligent enthusiast through the cleaning and repair process, and aims to equip the reader with a sound basic knowledge of the process and all the tools and materials required. With dust jacket. (Ref: N1906)
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Price: 18.99
Barrow (C.): The Verge Pocket Watch Its History, Development and Maintenance

Barrow (C.): The Verge Pocket Watch Its History, Development and Maintenance
NEW. 171 pages, 99 illustrations, 2011. A concise guide for the enthusiastic amateur on the history of the verge watch and the cleaning and repair of a variety of English and Continental verge movements. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2543)
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Price: 17.99

Bradley (I.): Myford Series 7 Manual - ML7 . ML7-R . Super 7
O/P. 232 pages, figs., 2nd edition, 1982. A useful guide enabling owners to properly use their Myford lathe and the wide range of attachments available. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4899 - CR10)

Price: 7.00

Bradley (I.): The Beginner's Workshop
O/P. 241 pages, illustrated, 1975. A very useful book for the amateur with advice on planning a workshop; workshop equipment; using hand tools, tools to make; and machine tools (lathes, lathe tools, grinding, and drilling). Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K5027 - F6)

Price: 5.00

Bray (S.): Metalworking Tools and Techniques

Bray (S.): Metalworking Tools and Techniques
NEW. 176 pages, 200 illus., reprinted 2008. An excellent book explaining and illustrating the basic skills for marking out, drilling, tapping, shaping, joining, and filing. Use of the lathe and its accessories is included as well as sharpening tools and setting up a workshop. With dust jacket. (Ref: N1919)
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Price: 20.00

BHI: The Practical Lubrication of Watches and Clocks
NEW. 19 pages, illustrated, 2008. A useful guide to the types of oil required for clocks and watches with information on how and where to apply them and how much to use. Paper covers. (Ref: N4910)

Price: 3.50

Britten (F.J.): On the Springing and Adjusting of Watches
O/P. 152 pages, 75 illus., 1898. One of Britten's lesser know works, this is a detailed description of the balance spring and the compensation balance with directions for applying the spring and adjusting for isochronism and temperature. A good copy for its age, inner hinges a little loose, cloth a little marked. (Ref: K1596 - X2)

Price: 15.00

Britten (F.J.): The Watch and Clockmakers' Handbook, Dictionary and Guide
O/P. 312 pages, illus., 5th edition, 1884. One of the earlier editions of this classic work, and still of use to clock makers and restorers today. (Ref: K2882 - L1)

Price: 20.00

Britten (F.J.): The Watch & Clock Maker's Handbook, Dictionary and Guide
O/P. 384 pages, illus., 6th edition, 1886. One of the earlier editions of this clasic work, and still of use to clock makers and restorers today. A good copy for its age, internally good, wear to head (with small split) and foot of spine. (Ref: K343 - C3)

Price: 20.00

Britten (F.J.): Watch and Clockmakers' Dictionary and Guide
O/P. 499 pages, illus., 1976. A reprint of the 11th edition (originally published in 1915) of this well known handbook. Most enthusiasts have a copy of one of the editions of this work. Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K866 - B1)

Price: 14.00

Britten (F.J.): Britten's Watch & Clock Maker's Handbook Dictionary and Guide
O/P. 460 pages, 16th edition, reprinted 1987. This is the most recent and best edition which was revised by Richard Good. This is a very useful book for the workshop hence it has been updated and reprinted many times. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1378 - H7)

Price: 50.00

Britten (F.W.): The Watch Repairer's Instructor
O/P. 140 pages, 112 figs., 1944. A practical handbook on cleaning, repairing and adjusting with information on tools and materials. A good copy. (Ref: K53 - C2)

Price: 15.00

Bulova: Bulova Accutron Quartz - Service Manual for Stepping Motor Quartz (S.M.Q.) Series 242
O/P. 11 pages, illus., 1978. Service manual for the 242 series of Accutron quartz watches. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4994 - BX12)

Price: 9.00

Bulova: Bulova Accutron - Service Manual Series 230
O/P. 24 pages, illus., 1973. Service manual for the 230 series of Accutron 'tuning fork' watches. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4996 - BX15)

Price: 9.00

Camm (F.J.): Watches, Adjustment and Repair
O/P. 166 pages, 2nd edition, 1941. A practical handbook on 20th century watches for the restorer. A good copy, the dust jacket worn to top of spine. (Ref: K1104 - F5)

Price: 20.00

Camm (F.J.): Watches, Adjustment and Repair
O/P. 166 pages, 148 figs., 6th edition, 1948. A practical handbook on 20th century watches for the restorer. Good copy with light wear to boards. (Ref: K402 - C1)

Price: 10.00

Cleeve (S.): Screw Cutting in the Lathe
O/P. 173 pages, figs., reprinted 2010. An excellent book for enthusiasts to learn the principles of screw cutting in the lathe and gearing an English lead screw for metric threads. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4903 - CR10)

Price: 5.00

Conover (S.G.): How to Repair Herschede Tubular Bell Clocks
O/P. 70 pages, 44 figures,1986. A very useful book for owners and repairers of these well known clocks. A very good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K2907 - BX14)

Price: 25.00


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