The Pocket Watch: Restoration, Maintenance and Repair

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An updated and revised edition of this practical guide—the book the author wished he had on hand at the start of his 20 years 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, step by careful step, using photographs of ...

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Overview

An updated and revised edition of this practical guide—the book the author wished he had on hand at the start of his 20 years 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, step by careful step, using photographs of excellent clarity, and in lucid language, characterized by his own friendly and helpful tone. He aims to equip the reader with a sound basic knowledge not just of the process but also all the tools and materials as well as their sources.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780719803901
  • Publisher: Hale, Robert Limited
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Edition description: Revised edition
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 702,413
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

A member of the British Horological Society, Chris Barrow has been an electronic design engineer for almost 30 years. He has been cleaning and repairing pocket watches for 20 years.

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