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Watch Repair 101 College Course Notes By Mike Barnett
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Community colleges became one of the biggest educators of watchmakers in the 1970s. This book, Watch Repair 101, contains all of the course materials from a community college course on watch repair.... More > Handouts and notes from the practicing watchmaking teachers makes this a unique resource for students today. It literally was "Watch Repair 101".< Less
Gruen Watch Model Identification Guide Vol 2 By Mike Barnett
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The Gruen Watch Model Identification Guide Volume 2 was 3 years in the works and extends the only full-color series of Gruen Model ID guides. Volume 2 used same laborious process of utilizing Gruen... More > published advertising material to obtain the images and the accompanying data. The result is a very accurate guide that's stunning to see. This is not a "Price Guide". The only prices are the ones the watches originally sold for. But the illustrations are better than anything you've seen in price guides. The book's title describes exactly what the books are for -- Gruen Watch Model Identification Guide. Use these books to identify your Gruen watch, when it was made, other variations, plus quite a bit of technical data. These books have been described as "Coffee Table" books because they're so detailed and are in color. Enjoy all of the hard work the men and women of the Gruen Company put into their timepieces.< Less
Seitz Friction Jewels Catalog By Mike Barnett
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The iconic Seitz Friction Jewels catalog that is a must if you own a Seitz jeweling tool. Almost EVERY watchmaker has owned a copy at one time or another. The catalog is printed in COLOR because... More > details matter in watchmaking, including making sure the red jewels are red in this print. Included in the book is a 2-page flier containing the "List of the friction jewels "SEITZ" in stock which are not contained in the "SEITZ" cases. The catalog demonstrates the use of the smoothing broachers (reamers), centering pump pushers, concave pushers, etc. Did you know your Seitz tool can be used to set hands??? Yes, these's 5 pushers and 3 anvils made for this that you may already own but don't know how to properly use. This catalog has instructions for all of the Seitz Jeweling products.< Less
Gruen The 1910's & 1920's Two Decades of Watches from the Daily News By Mike Barnett
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The first book of the "Decade Series" of Gruen watch identification guides. Unlike the other 3 guides, this one covers two decades the 1910s and 1920s. Gruen first started advertising in... More > 1911, but it was the 1920s when they began to run large ad campaigns. They also introduced many new technologies and watch lines in the 1920s. This book contains move 950 images of Gruen watches. It was in the newspaper that advertisements of the rarer Gruen models can be found. These models often had short lifespans that only the newspaper was able to capture. An extensive index is actually a data table containing a large amount of data on each watch including the year, number of jewels, movement type, price, the case materials, number of diamonds, etc. Along with the other books in this series, a span of 45 years, from 1910 to 1955, is represented with many 1,000s of watches identified.< Less