For the first time in paperback, a profusely illustrated step-by-step instruction manual on the repair of mechanical clocks and watches Beginning with simple clocks and watches, this reference then proceeds to more complicated types, with all the tools and apparatus needed described and illustrated. Modern types of mechanical clock are mainly dealt with, but attention is also given to the movements of older long case and fusee types as many of them are now being repaired as a result of interest in antique clocks. The chapters on watch repairing deal with chronographs and repeaters as well as self-winding mechanisms. The latest developments in ultrasonic cleaning of horological movements and their electronic timing are also described and illustrated. This work is an invaluable guide for all concerned with the repair not only of clocks and watches but also of small mechanisms in general.
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Donald de Carle was a fellow and medallist of the British Horological Institute. He contributed to the Encyclopaedia Britannica and was the author of many other horological works including Complicated Watches and their Repair, Practical Clock Repairing, and Practical Watch Repairing.
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Descripción Pitman Publishing, 1959. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0273405659