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Catalogue of the Library 1908 By British Horological Institute
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A facsimile re-edition of the 1908 catalogue of the British Horologial Institute, London
Horology at the Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments By HU-CHSI
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Includes a listing of the 100+ horological items in their collection, plus a detailed documentation of their 16 observatory grade regulators, with over 100 color illustrations.
A Horological and Mathematical Defense of Philosophical Pitch By Brendan Bombaci
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This is a short article written to copyright a pioneering idea in the realm of music theory. The problem with the concert pitch debate is that most every proposition has been subjectively reasoned,... More > with no logical justification as to why any pitch makes more sense than any other. I have discovered the origins of the second-hand in timekeeping and how it can easily relate to pitch frequencies in music to give us a further fractal breakdown of time and measurement in tonality, which music is intended to do at its most fundamental. In this argument is a bit about why Five Limit Tuning is better than Equal Temperament, especially with this concert pitch standard of C256, and also how the new pitch alters a series of stacking thirds in the chromatic scale so as to make their lowest octaves the very numerators and denominators by which every note in the chromatic scale is derived to begin with. Altogether a tight and cogent argument.< Less
Exploring the World's Preeminent Concentration of High grade Horological Artifacts By Fortunat Mueller-Maerki
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A Photodocumentation for the participants of the 2011 Horological Study Tour to London of the USA Section of AHS highlighting the museums and private collections visited on this trip.
A Course in Wristwatch Repair The Gruen Horological Text and Technical Bulletins By Mike Barnett
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The Gruen School of Watchmaking created the Gruen Horological Text in 1948 as a means of teaching students how to clean & repair wristwatches. It covers all aspects of watch repair, including... More > advanced topics such as balance poising and hairspring manipulation. Readers new to watch repair will enjoy the hands-on, step by step style of the textbook. Also included are company memos announcing new watch technologies and changes to the procedures for working on watches. Additionally, this book includes the 8 Gruen Technical Bulletins. While this is Gruen text and the Curvex movement is used in examples, it is in no way specific to Gruen watches. The techniques taught apply to all makes of wristwatches.< Less
Learn Watch Repair At Home With The Home Study Course Of The Wisconsin Institute of Horology By Mike Barnett
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This over 400 page watch repair course was developed so that you can learn mechanical, vintage watch repair at home, at your own pace. The structured course is complete and assumes the student has... More > few or no mehanical skills and takes the student from no watch repair skills to being educated highly educaed in watchmaking. This text also makes a great reference guide. Developed and revised many times over a 30 year span, the course is as relavent as it was when first authored in the first half of the 20th century. It is a classic instructional book that many watchmakers have in their horological library.< Less
Learn Watch Repair At Home With The Home Study Course Of The Wisconsin Institute of Horology By Mike Barnett
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NOW IN SOFT COVER! This over 400 page watch repair course was developed so that you can learn mechanical, vintage watch repair at home, at your own pace. The structured course is complete and... More > assumes the student has few or no mehanical skills and takes the student from no watch repair skills to being educated highly educaed in watchmaking. This text also makes a great reference guide. Developed and revised many times over a 30 year span, the course is as relavent as it was when first authored in the first half of the 20th century. It is a classic instructional book that many watchmakers have in their horological library.< Less
WATCH AND CLOCK ESCAPEMENTS A Complete Study In Theory and Practice of the Lever, Cylinder and Chronometer Escapements, Together a Brief Account of the Origin and Evolution of Escapement in Horology By The Keystone
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WATCH AND CLOCK ESCAPEMENTS - A Complete Study In Theory and Practice of the Lever, Cylinder and Chronometer Escapements, Together with a Brief Account of the Origin and Evolution of the Escapement... More > in Horology was compiled from the well-known Escapement Serials published in The Keystone 1904. This book has nearly 200 original illustrations. This vintage book has been reprinted by NovusVintage.com. Especially notable among the achievements of The Keystone in the field of horology were the three serials devoted to the lever, cylinder and chronometer escapements. This book covers in great detail: The Detached Lever Escapement The Cylinder Escapement The Chronometer Escapement History of Escapements Putting in a New Cylinder< Less