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Books - 400-Day (Anniversary) Clock Repair Guides
How to identify & fix these clocks
Books - Atmos Books
Repair guide & tips on the repair of this venerable clock
Books - Battery Identification & Cross-Reference Guide
Latest edition of the AWI booklet identifying all watch, clock & other batteries
Books - Bergeon & Hermle Parts Catalogs
Current catalogs from the popular Swiss & German companies
Books - Black Forest Clock Books
History & repair of German cuckoo & other mechanical clocks & their manufacturers
Books - Books on tools, lathes, plating & miscellaneous
How to use & make tools, use of lathes, understanding plating, etc.
Books - Clocks-Price & Identification Guides
How to identify & value all types of clocks by type, trademark, age, condition, etc.
Books - Clocks: Repair & How-To Books
An extensive selection for fixing all types of clocks for the beginner or the experienced clockmaker
Books - Electric Clock Books
History information & helpful identification tips on battery & electrical clocks
Books - Watches & Pocket Watches-Price & Repair Guides
How to identify, price & repair watches

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Description: Simplifies an often confusing adjustment on Hermle chiming movements with the ANSO (Auto Night Shut Off) feature. 10-page soft cover illustrated booklet.
Item #: 33653
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Price: $6.75
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Description: Current catalog #42 is 172 pages with over 9000 items. NOTE: Catalog is FREE with your parts order only.
Item #: 11501
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Description: Book #7 of the Clockmakers Newsletter Workshop Series covers repairs made to clock mechanisms produced by 3 of America’s largest 19th century manufacturers. Sections include tension springs,...More Details »
Item #: 32964
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Price: $38.00
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Description: Book #8 of the Clockmakers Newsletter Workshop Series features clock mechanisms produced by 3 of America’s largest 19th century manufacturers. Covers repairs to round strike & round chime...More Details »
Item #: 32965
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Price: $38.00
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Description: For the watch maker, clock maker & model maker. 60-page, illustrated soft cover booklet provides a brief history, discusses measuring tools, means to identify metric and inch threads, instructions on making taps & drills, etc.
Item #: 32937
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Price: $14.00
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Description: Illustrated 12-page booklet examines the installation & adjustment of stop works which limit the raising height of clock weights. By Willam Bilger
Item #: 32936
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Price: $4.75
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Description: Illustrated 11-page booklet with detailed instructions on disassembly, adjusting, cleaning & lubricating.
Item #: 32885
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Price: $6.75
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Description: Illustrated 17-page booklet with detailed instructions on disassembly, adjusting, cleaning & lubricating.
Item #: 32887
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Price: $6.75
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Description: Illustrated 13-page booklet with detailed instructions on disassembly, adjusting, cleaning & lubricating.
Item #: 32935
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Price: $6.75
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Description: Guide instructs how to disassemble, clean, repair & lubricate old verge watches. Illustrated 48-page soft cover booklet.
Item #: 32879
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Price: $14.00
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Description: Covers the most popular movements produced by Seth Thomas (#89, #113, #124, Sonora Chime, Ship's Bell, Hour-Striking only, Hour & Half-Hour Striking, Non-Striking) and Alarms, Long Alarms and the...More Details »
Item #: 32857
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Price: $38.00
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Description: Lists auction prices recently paid for for a wide variety of clocks, including grandfather, bracket, mantel, skeleton, novelty & electric. Also includes chronometers & barographs. Indicates...More Details »
Item #: 32778
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Price: $26.50
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Description: Essential reference work for woodturners. Indicates necessary accessories, use of cutting & decorative tools, screw threading & templates for both antique & modern lathes. Fully illustrated,...More Details »
Item #: 32454
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Price: $43.50
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Description: Instructions on converting your lathe to a mill. Details on milling cutters, tooth geometry, speeds, feeds & cutter holding, workholding, milling attachments, indexing & dividing procedures, etc. Soft cover. 126 pages. 2003.
Item #: 32456
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Price: $17.50
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Description: Overview of grinding, lapping, honing & polishing of metal. Includes materials used to make grinding wheels, belts & papers. Describes off-hand grinders, mini hand drill/grinders, & toolpost...More Details »
Item #: 32457
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Price: $17.50
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Description: Discusses machine selection & tools for various machining (general machining, taper turning, threading & boring). Includes info on power supplies & use of digital accessories. Suitable for both...More Details »
Item #: 32458
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Price: $17.50
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Description: Comprehensive intro covers the technology & components, machining operations & facilities that enable the novice experienced operator to quickly achieve proficiency on compact lathes, such as...More Details »
Item #: 32451
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Price: $22.50
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Description: Step-by-step instructions with pictures, parts lists & diagrams. Includes information on cleaning & lubricating. Soft cover 30-page booklet.
Item #: 32491
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Price: $6.75
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Description: Suggestions on obtaining items to sell and how to set up an eBay store to create an income stream. Soft cover 18-page booklet.
Item #: 32495
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Price: $4.75
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Description: Soft cover 14-page booklet includes pictures & diagrams depicting the different gravers, how to hold a graver, sharpening techniques, etc.
Item #: 32500
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Price: $4.75
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Description: Complete easy-to-follow instructions with diagrams & pictures. Soft cover 8-page booklet.
Item #: 32499
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Price: $4.75
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Description: Soft cover 10-page booklet outlines disassembly & reassemly with accomanying pictures & diagrams.
Item #: 32498
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Price: $4.75
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Description: Save money with this handy, illustrated guide to make your own. Also addresses the proper use of the tool. Soft cover 18-page booklet.
Item #: 32497
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Price: $4.75
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Description: Describes in detail how the count wheel system functions in American 2-train time & strike clocks. Amply illustrated with diagrams. Also includes troubleshooting section. Soft cover 33-page booklet.
Item #: 32494
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Price: $7.25
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Description: Describes how this system determines the number of hours to strike. Includes many helpful diagrams. Soft cover 22-page booklet.
Item #: 32493
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Price: $4.75
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Description: Great for the clock repairer who is more familiar with the cuckoo movement, but not the music box. Includes parts identification and diagrams. Soft cover 30-page booklet.
Item #: 32488
Condition: New
Price: $6.75
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Description: Using the common Hermle #340-020 movement, this guide explains the parts & functions of chiming clocks. With photos, diagrams & parts identification. Soft cover 20-page booklet.
Item #: 32496
Condition: New
Price: $4.75
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Description: Great advice on how to start, suggesting where to learn the trade, how to set up a shop & attracting customers, estimating costs & what to charge. Soft cover 35-page booklet.
Item #: 32487
Condition: New
Price: $7.75
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Description: Sections on disassembly, escapements, suspensions, putting a clock in beat, troubleshooting, etc. With pictures & diagrams. Soft cover 41-page booklet.
Item #: 32489
Condition: New
Price: $9.00
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Description: Sof cover 30-page booklet addresses all repair instruction & parts details for this iconic clock, one of the most popular in history. Amply illustrated.
Item #: 32490
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Price: $6.75
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Description: With hints, tips secrets & shortcuts for the beginner to the professional repairman. Includes sections on tools required, disassembly, cleaning & re-assembly, music box repair, etc. Generously...More Details »
Item #: 32501
Condition: New
Price: $29.50
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Description: Specifies tools required, step-by-step instructions on disassembly using a common Elgin pocket watch as an example, cleaning & reassembly. Part II of this booklet includes a Pocket Watch Repair...More Details »
Item #: 32502
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Price: $21.50
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Description: Describes how to convert a simple desk into a watchmaker's or clockmaker's bench. Soft cover 10-page booklet.
Item #: 32492
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Price: $4.75
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Description: Covers English-style bell strike movements, made until the mid-19th century. Chapters on German grandfather clock movements by Urgos, Hermle, Kieninger and others. Addresses pivots, bushings,...More Details »
Item #: 32469
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Price: $35.00
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Description: Covers English-style bell strike movements, made until the mid-19th century. Chapters on German grandfather clock movements by Urgos, Hermle, Kieninger and others. Addresses pivots, bushings,...More Details »
Item #: 32470
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Price: $33.00
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Description: 16-page soft cover booklet provides simple plan to build a handy tool to wind loop-end mainsprings. Complete instructions.
Item #: 32319
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Price: $7.00
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #33. Introduces horology to the beginner. Includes terminology, clock construction including formulas, clock trains, wheel layour and escapements, cases,...More Details »
Item #: 32205
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Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #42. Provides technical information commonly needed in the workshop. Details on drills, turning tools, end & slot mills, grinding wheels, collets &...More Details »
Item #: 32206
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Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #3. Detailed information on internal & external threading, thread forms, pitch & diameter. Generously illustrated. Includes formulas & tables. Soft cover. 173 pages. Published 2002.
Item #: 32207
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Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #9. Thorough treatment of joining metals with soft & hard soldering or brazing. Examines required processes, equipment, and materials. Heavily...More Details »
Item #: 32208
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Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #38. Discusses how to successfully sharpen drills, lathe tools, end mills & cutters & other workshop tools. How to make a grinding rest, sharpening...More Details »
Item #: 32209
Condition: New
Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #30. Although written for model engineers, it is fully appropriate for clockmakers. Addresses ferrous & non-ferrous metals, woods & plastics. Sections on...More Details »
Item #: 32210
Condition: New
Price: $16.50
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Description: For a 3-3/8" W x 4" H non-striking movement with 6" pendulum, commonly used in shelf clocks. Excellent details for beginners & pros on tools & materials required, instructions to produce...More Details »
Item #: 32249
Condition: New
Price: $22.00
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Description: Step-by-step instructions to build this 17th centruy type weight driven skeleton timepiece controlled by a foliot balance. Made from primarily brass & steel, with a paper dial, a single hand & an...More Details »
Item #: 32250
Condition: New
Price: $23.00
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #11. Discusses principles of depositing thin metallic layers on parts for decoration, protection, conductivity, wear resistance, etc. for the small...More Details »
Item #: 32202
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Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #12. Addresses twist drills, drill sharpening, drill chucks, tap drills, screw threads (including USA, Metric & British standards), hand & machine...More Details »
Item #: 32201
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Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #17. Discusses cutting gears on a lathe or mill. Includes information on tooth forms & sizes, rack & pinion gears, bevel wheels, making gear cutters, etc....More Details »
Item #: 32203
Condition: New
Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #1. Simplifies principles of heat treating, case hardening, tempering, quenching, case hardening and the different processes & equipment used. Contains...More Details »
Item #: 32204
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Price: $16.50
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Description: From the UK Workshop Practice Series. Book #21. Discusses traditional glues, joint design, varieties of adhesives. materials to be bonded, environmental factors, sealants, terminology, hints &...More Details »
Item #: 32200
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Price: $16.50
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Description: Articles & repair tips as appeared in CLOCKMAKERS NEWSLETTER. Covers recoil, deadbeat, half-deadbeat, platform, pin pallet & pinwheel escapements. Hairsprings & floating balances also addressed. 159 pages. Soft cover.
Item #: 32192
Condition: New
Price: $35.00
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Description: This 1996 publication covers the complete line of Seth Thomas clocks and movements. Indispensable for determining originality. Includes line drawings and photo illustrations and current market...More Details »
Item #: 15164
Condition: New
Price: $79.50
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Description: 2002 price guide for Tran Du Luys Volume #3 of American Clocks (Part #25009). NOTE: This price update is included with #25009.
Item #: 23848
Condition: New
Price: $15.00
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Description: Most current price guide update to Tran Du Luys Sessions Book, our Part #15199. NOTE: This price update is included with #15199.
Item #: 23849
Condition: New
Price: $10.00
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Description: 360 pages of information about American calendar clocks and the companies that manufactured them. Profusely illustrated hardbound book with patent drawings, original catalog illustrations and...More Details »
Item #: 25020
Condition: New
Price: $75.00
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Description: Third edition includes year 2005 price update for both volumes #1 and #2. 575 pages. Hardbound.
Item #: 25021
Condition: New
Price: $79.50
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Description: Over 2000 illustrations in black and white and color plus history along with current pricing. 584 pages with hard cover.
Item #: 25023
Condition: New
Price: $85.00
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Description: The most complete book on the subject. Perfect for the beginner and expert. Over 300 pages with 500 illustrations. Published in 2000 with a hard cover.
Item #: 15050
Condition: New
Price: $15.00
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Description: Widely regarded as one of the most famous & useful encyclopedias on watch & clock making. This is a reprint of the 11th edition (regularly updated), 1st published in 1907. Contains definitions, 400...More Details »
Item #: 31032
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Price: $16.75
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Description: By Harold Kelly.Ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to fix a watch or clock. Discusses the difference between a chronograph, an automatic watch and a stopwatch. Many illustrations. Sections on...More Details »
Item #: 32074
Condition: New
Price: $13.00
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Description: Based on Clockmakers Newsletter articles published from 1987-2008. Repair tips & projects arranged by subject for easy reference. Sections devoted to mainspring & bushing methods. Fully indexed. Soft cover. 190 pages.
Item #: 32061
Condition: New
Price: $38.00
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