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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
Wristwatches, Pocket Watches Ordnance Maintenance TM 9-1575 By Mike Barnett
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The famous World War II book on watch repair. Many many people have learned, at least initially, how to repair watches using this book. It is a real favorite among beginners. It also has the added... More > bonus of showing how to work on many of the military watches from Elgin, Waltham, etc. This book is now produced in 8.5 x 11 size for the first time. MUCH more readable. Additionally, the pages are now WHITE. They have been carefully digitially processed at high resolution so that the cleanup from the tan pages left the quality there while making the pages perfectly white.< Less
The Gruen Watch Repairer's Reference By Mike Barnett
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An enormous compilation of Gruen reference material that can be used by any Gruen collector or Gruen watch restorer. Contains all 4 of the main Gruen Material Catalogs along with very rare versions... More > from 1921, 1926, supplements, etc. All of the Gruen published material information is contained in this book. This reference is a must for Gruen restorers and collectors interested in learning more about the movements and inner workings of Gruen watches.< Less
The Gruen Watch Repairer's Reference - Hardcover Edition By Mike Barnett
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HARD COVER edition for a lifetime of Gruen reference information. More rugged than the soft cover which often shows signs of wear after a few years of frequent use. Previously privately available... More > only, this book is now available to the public so that anyone wanting a durable, more permanent addition to their horological library can have one. An enormous compilation of Gruen reference material that can be used by any Gruen collector or Gruen watch restorer. Contains all 4 of the main Gruen Material Catalogs along with very rare versions from 1921, 1926, supplements, etc. All of the Gruen published material information is contained in this book. This reference is a must for Gruen restorers and collectors interested in learning more about the movements and inner workings of Gruen watches.< 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
Chicago School of Watchmaking (Complete Watch Repair Course in ONE BOOK) By Thomas Sweazey
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For once, a hard cover version of this amazing ENTIRE 700 page course. Never before has this course been professionally printed in a single hardcover volume, and this is the only place you will find... More > it available. The Chicago School of Watchmaking is a complete course in repair & restoration of mechanical pocket and wristwatches. This fabulous textbook was originally published as a correspondence course with individual units covering each topic. This text is the entire course consisting of over 700 pages. This is the most complete textbook of watch repair & watchmaking available. Great for both the beginner & advanced student in watchmaking. One could rank it as #2 on the absolute best watch repair books of all time, with Mr. Henry Fried's "The Watch Repairer's Manual" clearly taking the #1 spot. Please take a moment to preview a few pages to see how this text is well written.< Less
Chicago School of Watchmaking (soft cover) By Thomas Sweazey
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A complete course in repair & restoration of mechanical pocket and wristwatches. This is the first and only place you will find this course in a single, professionally bound format. This book... More > is much like a phone book in size! This fabulous textbook was originally published as a correspondence course with individual units covering each topic. This text is the ENTIRE course consisting of over 700 pages. This is the most complete textbook of watch repair & watchmaking available. Great for both the beginner & advanced student in watchmaking. One could rank as #2 on the absolute best watch repair books of all time, with Mr. Henry Fried's "The Watch Repairer's Manual" clearly taking the #1 spot. Please take a moment to preview a few pages to see how this text is well written.< Less
Gruen Materal Catalog 448 By Mike Barnett
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NOTE - when previewing, please zoom in. The dithering of the grey areas is an artifact of the viewer, the book does not look like this. The famous Gruen 448 material catalog. This is the 1948... More > version of the material catalog and has a slightly different format than other versions. For example, you get a picture of each movement in this edition. Get the same colorful cover and an interior consisting of clean, white, more durable paper than the originals. A great edition to your horological library and a must-have for any Gruen restorer or tinkerer.< Less
Waltham Watch and Clock Material Catalog 1940 Edition By Waltham Watch Company
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Waltham fans, this is a GREAT book for you! Back in print, a historical 1940 edition of the Waltham Watch and Clock Material Catalog. The catalog has been digitally process and cleaned up so that... More > it is easier to read. 82 pages in total, all crammed full of illustrations, part lists, factory part numbers, etc. Some movements can only be found in this catalog, not the later versions. Many sizes and models/grades are represented... 8-day Chronometers, 18 size, 16 size, Colonials, all the way down to the 4 ligne 400 model. Also has much information on dials, dial numbers, Waltham Premier named watches and their appropriate dials. The content is fascinating and there's plenty to absorb and reference. Certainly a great addition to any horological library.< Less
Gruen Catalog 453 By Mike Barnett
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NOTE - when previewing, please zoom in. The dithering of the grey areas is an artifact of the viewer, the book does not look like this. The famous Gruen 453 material catalog. This is the 1953... More > version of the catalog and contains information about movements created after the previous 1948 published catalog. Get the same colorful cover and an interior consisting of clean, white, more durable paper than the originals. A great edition to your horological library and a must-have for any Gruen restorer or tinkerer.< Less