Complete Guide to Watch Repair - Barrels
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This antiquarian volume contains a comprehensive guide to clock repair, with information on barrels, fuses, mainsprings, balance springs, pivots, depths, train wheels, and common stoppages of watches. Written in clear, plain language and profusely illustrated with simple, useful illustrations, this text will be of considerable utility to those with an interest in watch maintenance, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this book include: A History of Clocks and Watches; The Materials Used In The Construction And Repair Of Watches; Barrels, Fuses, Mainsprings, And Chains; Depths, Train Wheels, Etc; Escapements; Balances And Hairsprings, Adjusting And Timing; Motion Work, Hands, And Dials; Cases, and more. This vintage book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.