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Finding Antique Clocks And Watches

Finding Antique Clocks And Watches

Prior Verge Fusee Pocket Watch … Germany Staiger Alarm Clock … Elgin National Pocket Watch … Seth Thomas Mantle Clock … Antique Leroy Repeater Pocket Watch What do the above have in common? Well, besides being timekeepers, all of them are examples of old,...
A Brief Introduction

A Brief Introduction

INTRODUCTION : Pocket watches have been an important part of modern civilization and developments in the watch world. Ever since the 16th Century, they have been an integral part of male fashion. These small, round timepieces represented...
What Do those Words on My Watch Mean?

What Do those Words on My Watch Mean?

Many European-made pocket watches have a wealth of information written on the dust cover and/or movement. Unfortunately, not only are the words often in a foreign language such as French, they are often highly idiomatic and not in common usage today. Many novice...
What is a “Fusee”?

What is a “Fusee”?

Early clocks were powered by heavy weights attached to long chains. Every day the weight was returned to the top of the clock, and throughout the day gravity pulled the weight down, thereby causing the gears to move. Unfortunately, this only worked if the clock was...