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12%OFFDonald De Carle - Practical Clock Repairing (3rd Edition) - 9780719800009 - V9780719800009
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Practical Clock Repairing (3rd Edition)

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Description for Practical Clock Repairing (3rd Edition) Hardcover. In this book, the author has dealt with the usual faults likely to develop in each type of movement in general use; from the lordly grandfather to the humble alarm. All the tools and equipment are described and illustrated, together with the ways of using them. Num Pages: 256 pages, 400 line drawings. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCC; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 147 x 25. Weight in Grams: 460.
The repair of clocks calls for a variety of skills and crafts, few of which can be 'picked up' by bench work alone. In the horological trade, it is technical practice that the 'prentice hand' is first tried out on clocks, before attempting repair work on watches. Clocks have the advantage of possessing sizeable and robust parts and of being easier to handle. But there the advantage for the repairer ends. The sizes, shapes, complications and even the nationalities of clocks appear to be without end. Every movement has detail difference and, naturally, the defects when due for repair, are ... Read more

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About Donald De Carle
Donald de Carle was a Fellow and Medallist of the British Horological Institute and Freeman of the City of London by virtue of being a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers. He contributed to the Encyclopaedia Britannica and was the author of many horological works: Clock & Watch Repairing, Complicated Watches & their Repair, Practical Watch Repairing, Practical Clock ... Read more

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