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The Verge Pocket Watch: Its History, Development and Maintenance [Hardcover]

Christopher Barrow

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Book Description

Sept. 1 2012

Following the success of The Pocket Watch, which has helped many people rescue old watches from the drawers in which they have languished, comes another clear and concise guide, aimed again at the enthusiastic amateur

This book combines a fascinating history of the development of the verge pocket watch with a comprehensive step-by-step guide to cleaning and repairing a variety of English and Continental verge movements. Any reader who has a verge pocket watch hidden in a drawer and who would like to investigate its workings, perhaps with a view to getting it going again, will find that this books helps them reach that goal. It will also offer them a deeper appreciation of the beauty of both the design and technology of the verge pocket watch.


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About the Author

A member of the British Horological Society, Chris Barrow has been an electronic design engineer for almost 30 years and has been cleaning and repairing pocket watches for 20 years. He is also the author of The Pocket Watch: Restoration, Maintenance and Repair.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Good book. It seems that books that talk about ... Aug. 12 2014
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Good book. It seems that books that talk about the verge escapement are few and far between.

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