Horology Horde!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Ordered this DVD in the mail with 3.1 GB of pdf files, most are from the 19th c. and cover everything you always wanted to know about clocks, clock making and the repair of clocks and watches.
This fantastic horde of information cost me a whopping $14.00 (incl shipping)!
I found it here:
Homesteading Self Sufficiency Survival
They have lots of other collections of interesting info as well.

Here is what's on the DVD:

A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork 1875 - 114 pages.pdf
A Description of a Clepsydra or Water-Clock 1753 - 8 pages.pdf
A Portion of the Papers Relating to the Great Clock 1848 - 55 pages.pdf
A Practical Course in Horology 1944 - 193 pages.pdf
A Practical Treatise on the Balance Spring 1876 - 150 pages.pdf
A Rudimentary Treatise on Clock and Watch Making 1850 - 304 pages.pdf
A Rudimentary Treatise on Clocks, Watches and Bells for Public Purposes 1903 434 pages.pdf
A Treatise on Modern Horology in Theory and Practice 1887 - 895 pages.pdf
A Treatise on the Teeth of Wheels 1868 - 213 pages.pdf
A Ttreatise on Watch-Work, Past and Present 1873 - 320 pages.pdf
Abbott's American Watchmaker and Jeweler 1898 - 383 pages.pdf
Accutron Service Manual Series 214 - 39 pages.pdf
Accutron Service Manual Series 218 - 52 pages.pdf
American Horological Journal - Devoted to Practical Horology Vol 1 1869 - 287 pages.pdf
An Analysis of the Lever Escapement 1895 - 94 pages.pdf
Art of Engraving 1904 - 205 pages.pdf
Bangerters Inventions His Marvelous Time Clock 1911 - 92 pages.pdf
Catalogue of Waltham Watch material 1909 - 158 pages.pdf
Chats on Old Clocks 1917 - 299 pages.pdf
Clock and Watch Work 1855 - 189 pages.pdf
Clocks and Watches 1922 - 147 pages.pdf
Description of an Astronomical Clock 1837 - 2 pages.pdf
Directions for Using Bottum's Patent 1852 - 23 pages.pdf
Former Clock & Watchmakers and Their Work 1894 - 402 pages.pdf
Friction, Lubrication and the Lubricants in Horology 1896 - 93 pages.pdf
Government and Industry Interactions in the Development of Clock Technology 1981 - 22 pages.pdf
Horology - A Popular Sketch of Clock and Watch Making 1849 - 70 pages.pdf
Horology 1868 - 100 pages.pdf
How to Keep the Clock Right by Observations of the Fixed Stars 1876 - 98 pages.pdf
Isochronism of Balance-Springs 1862 - 30 pages.pdf
Kemlo's Watch-Repairer's Handbook - 1882 - 117 pages.pdf
Lessons in Horology Vol 1 1905 - 286 pages.pdf
Mechanical Philosophy, Horology, and Astronomy 1857 - 586 pages.pdf
Modern Electro Plating 1897 - 191 pages.pdf
Modern Letter Engraving in Theory and Practice - A Manual for the Use of Watchmakers 1898 - 185 pages.pdf

Modern Methods in Horology 1904 - 257 pages.pdf
Observations for Proving the Going of Mr. Ellicott's Clock 1761 - 6 pages.pdf
Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers 1904 - 744 pages.pdf
Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers 1922 - 832 pages.pdf
Old Scottish Clockmakers 1921 - 499 pages.pdf
On the Springing and Adjusting of Watches 1898 - 153 pages.pdf
Practical Course in Adjusting 1901 - 251 pages.pdf
Prize Essay on the Construction of a Simple and Mechanically Perfect Watch 1891 - 92 pages.pdf
Prize-Essay on the Detached Lever Escapement for Watches and Timepieces 1866 - 377 pages.pdf
Rules and Practice for Adjusting Watches 1920 - 121 pages.pdf
The American Watchmaker and Jeweler 1868 - 96 pages.pdf
The American Watchmaker and Jeweler 1873 - 99 pages.pdf
The Artificial Clock-Maker 1734 - 165 page.pdf
The Clock Makers' Guide to Practical Clock Work 1813 - 18 pages.pdf
The Evolution of Automatic Machinery 1896 - 148 pages.pdf
The Horological Journal Vol 11 1869 - 291 pages.pdf
The Horological Journal Vol 13 1871 - 449 pages.pdf
The Horological Journal Vol 20 1878 - 337 pages.pdf
The Horological Journal Vol 26 1883 - 64 pages.pdf
The Jewelers Review - Devoted to Horologists Volume 32 - 249 pages.pdf
The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review, Volume 23 - 731 pages.pdf
The Jewelers' circular, Volume 75, Issue 2 1917 - 1064 pages.pdf
The Jewelers' Circular, Volume 78, Issue 1 1919 - 1326 pages.pdf
The Polishing and Plating of Metals 1904 365 pages.pdf
The Tower Clock 1903 - 64 pages.pdf
The Tower Clock and How to Make It 1903 - 63 pages.pdf
The Universal Clock Adjuster 1887 - 59 pages.pdf
The Watch Adjuster's Manual 1894 - 385 pages.pdf
The Watch and Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary and Guide 1896 - 459 pages.pdf
The Watch and Clockmakers' Handbook 1881 - 177 pages.pdf
The Watch and the Clock 1883 18 pages.pdf
The Watch Balance and its Jeweling 1912 - 17 pages.pdf
The Watch Factories of America, Past and Present 1888 - 145 pages.pdf
The Watch Its Construction, Its Merits and Defects 1860 - 63 pages.pdf
The Watch Jobber's Handybook 1889 - 190 pages.pdf
The Watchmaker's and Jeweler's Hand-book 1866 - 39 pages.pdf
The Watchmakers' Hand-Book 1881 - 529 pages.pdf
The Watchmakers' Hand-Book 1881 - 564 pages.pdf
The WatchmakersLathe 1903 - 273 pages.pdf
The Wenzel Pneumatic Clock 1883 - 20 pages.pdf
Time and Time-Tellers 1875 - 199 pages.pdf
Time and Timekeepers 1842 - 203 pages.pdf
Time Telling Through The Ages 1919 - 394 pages.pdf
Tower Clocks 1911 - 72 pages.pdf
Turning and Mechanical Manipulation 1850 - 466 pages.pdf
Watch and Clock Escapements 1904 - 188 pages.pdf
Watch and Clock Making 1885 - 360 pages.pdf
Watches at Wholesale Prices 1890 - 27 pages.pdf
Watchmaker's and Jeweler's Practical Hand Book 1892 - 128 pages.pdf
Watchmakers' and Jewelers' Practical Receipt Book - A Workshop Companion 1892 - 127 pages.pdf

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