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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
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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 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: 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: 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
Condition: New
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: 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: 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
Condition: New
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: 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: 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
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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
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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: 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
Condition: New
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: 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 #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
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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
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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 #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
Condition: New
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
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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
Condition: New
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
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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
Condition: New
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: 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: 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
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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: A must for the collector and repairman. Richly illustrated. Identifies manufacturer and model of clock movements using maker names, logos, and back plate width and height. Soft cover.
Item #: 15115
Condition: New
Price: $25.00
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Description: Covers the assembly procedure for 20 American movements. There are gear tooth counts for time and strike trains, beats per hour, and mainspring specs. 20 chapters, an introduction, table of...More Details »
Item #: 25017
Condition: New
Price: $30.00
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Description: Addresses the necessary adjustments for 400-day clocks, including set-up, the suspension, letting down the mainspring, escapement adjustment, etc. Fully illustrated. Soft cover. 75 pages.
Item #: 25022
Condition: New
Price: $15.00
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Description: An illustrated step-by-step guide which demonstrates procedures to repair a Hermle #340-020 movement. Can easily be applied to all movements. Covers disassembly, troubleshooting, rebushing, repair,...More Details »
Item #: 25018
Condition: New
Price: $33.00
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Description: Sections on movement repair, repair of anchors and pin pallets, setting up the escapement, suspensions, and determining mainspring length and strength. Heavily illustrated. Published in 1994. 56 pages. Soft cover.
Item #: 29673
Condition: New
Price: $21.50
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