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Clocks & Watches

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  • A Man & His Watch

    Iconic Watches and Stories from the Men Who Wore Them

    by Matt Hranek

    “I’ve paged through stacks of books on the history of watches. . . . But I hadn’t come across a book that actually moved me until I picked up A Man and His Watch. The volume is filled with heartfelt stories.”—T: The New York Times Style Magazine"There are a bunch of beautifully illustrated watch books out there, but A Man & His Watch by Matt Hranek is more than that. It speaks to the nature of ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Clock Repairing and Making - A Practical Handbook Dealing With The Tools, Materials and Methods Used in Cleaning and Repairing all Kinds of English and Foreign Timepieces, Striking and Chiming and the Making of English Clocks

    by F. J. Garrard

    This vintage book contains a detailed guide to general clock maintenance. It was designed to furnish practical information and comprehensive instructions to those wishing to clean, repair and make all kinds of clocks. As well as detailed and precise descriptions, there are illustrations that deal with everything from the workings of chimes to the complete construction of clocks. Contents include: ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • The World of Rolex

    Discover 100 Years of Rolex Chronometers and Rolex Oyster Watches

    by WatchTime.com

    series Guidebook for luxury watches
    One hundred years ago, in 1914, the Kew Observatory in Great Britain granted a "Class A" chronometer certificate to a wristwatch for the very first time. This was a major achievement for the timepiece in question, a tiny Rolex watch, and it also marked the advent of the modern precision wristwatch. Discover 100 Years of Rolex Chronometers and Rolex Oyster Watches with this e-book. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Clock Makers and Clock Manufacture in the North East of England - Celebrated Clock Manufacturers from the Golden Age of Northern Horology

    by Anon

    This vintage text contains a comprehensive guide to the clock makers and clock manufacture in the north east of England, being a discussion of celebrated clock manufacture from the golden age of northern horology. Containing a wealth of interesting historical information and a plethora of detailed illustrations, this volume will appeal to those with a keen interest in the history and development ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Car Detailing

    Professional Secrets To Car Valet, Car Polish, Car Detailing Kit, Car Detailing Tools, Car Detailing Products

    by Eric Fielding

    With this easy to use manual, discover trade secrets to car detailing, car valet, car polish, car detailing kit, car detailing tools, car detailing products. ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • The Art of Watch Repair - Including Descriptions of the Watch Movement, Parts of the Watch, and Common Stoppages of Wrist Watches

    by Anon

    This vintage text contains a detailed guide to watch repair, with descriptions of the watch movement, parts of the watch, and common stoppages of wrist watches. The aim of this text is to describe as clearly as possible how the watch works and how to repair and keep it in order. Complete with step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations, this volume is ideal for anyone with an interest in ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • The CLOCK REPAIRER'S MANUAL

    by Mick Watters

    In The Clock Repairer's Manual, Mick Watters explains how to approach all aspects of clock repair, maintenance and cleaning with confidence. For anyone who has ever considered clock repair as a hobby or a profession, as well as those under initial training and for the existing repairer, this comprehensively illustrated and detailed manual will be a useful reference.Topics covered include the ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Tools and Materials of the Watchmaker - A Guide to the Amateur Watchmaker's Toolkit - Including How to make your own Tools

    by Anon

    This antiquarian book contains a short treatise on the tools and materials of the watchmaker, being an accessible guide to the constituents of the amateur watchmaker's toolkit complete with information on how to make your own tools. Written in simple, understandable language and full of useful information and handy tips, this guide is ideal for the novice watchmaker, and would make for a great ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • A Beginner's Guide to the Mechanics of Wrist and Pocket Watches - Including the History of Their Development and Some Famous Watch Makers

    by Anon

    This antiquarian volume contains a beginner's guide to watches, being an accessible and simplified description of the mechanics of wrist and pocket watches together with information on the history of their development. Written in clear, plain language and full of useful hints and clear explanations, this text is ideal for those with an interest in the workings of timepieces but who have little ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Gaunt's Time (2nd Edition)

    by Marion Miller

    Gaunt's Time had a meaning for blossoming colonial Victoria akin to that of Greenwich Time for those "back home" in England. But to remember Thomas Gaunt only as a clock maker is to do him a great disservice, for he was well known throughout the colonies - and the greater western world - as a maker of fine scientific instruments, jewellery and precious ware. His contribution to the daily lives of ... Read more

    $18.85 AUD

  • Luxury Watches

    A purchasing guide

    by Leonard Lowe

    series Luxury Watches #1
    ★★★★ »Good reference for those considering a luxury watch: Good overview of luxury watch manufacturers and significance of each. Reviews some leading models. Covers reasons to invest in a luxury watch…«★★★★★ »I enjoyed the book and now must rob a bank to afford a Rolex or Patek-Philippe.«★★★★ »The information contained in this book is quite useful.★★★★ »That was an interesting book. I am ready to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Beautiful Antique Clocks from Around the World - Descriptions, Stories, and the History of These Beautiful Clocks

    by Anon

    This vintage book comprises a guide to some of the world's most beautiful antique clocks, complete with detailed descriptions, interesting stories, and comments on the history of these wonderful pieces. An interesting and informative guide, this book will appeal to those with a keen interest in historical clocks of note, and it is a book not to be missed by the discerning collector. The chapters ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • Counterfeit Luxury Watches

    Guidebook for luxury watches

    by WatchTime.com

    series Guidebook for luxury watches
    Looking for cheap watches on the internet? Better think twice before making that purchase. In this e-book, we explore how sales of these counterfeit watches are hurting both collectors and the watch industry. For some watch collectors, the temptation is just too much. "I have seen quite respectable watch collectors with nice collections who couldn't get their hands on that one limited-edition ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Vintage Rolex Field Manual

    An Essential Collectors Reference Guide

    by Colin A White

    series Chevalier #1
    How to Find, Price & Buy A Vintage Rolex WatchFinding a vintage Rolex is easy. Finding one that's worth its price... that's the challenge.Fakes are getting harder to spot, and a poor restoration could end up costing you more than its price in repairs. That's a painful mistake you could avoid with the right information.Written by a seasoned collector, this guide will teach you the complex nuances ... Read more

    $39.59 AUD

  • Practical Watch Repairing

    by Donald De Carle

    This vintage text contains a comprehensive and practical guide to watch repair, with information on simple and complex repairs, cleaning, general maintenance, and much more besides. Written in clear, plain language and full of step-by-step instructions and helpful diagrams, this text is ideal for those with little previous knowledge, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collections. The ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Rolex Watches

    by Leonard Lowe

    series Luxury Watches #2
    Testimonials★★★★ Great Information: »The details in this book helped me a lot…«★★★★★ Very good book: Very good and concise book if you want to learn more about Rolex in a short time.«*★★★★★ Well worth reading and at a fair price: »This is a very useful and clearly written primer for anyone who is interested in Rolex watches. All of the modern and many of the vintage watches are covered. The ... Read more

    $16.36 AUD

  • TIC TOC: How To Make Money Selling Watches

    by Secret Entourage

    Tic Toc is an all inclusive introductory look into the world of buying, selling and trading high line watches. This guide will walk you through all you need to know to make the right watch purchases so that your purchase can be leveraged, worn and then sold for a profit.The idea of Tic Toc is to become your introduction into the world of timepieces and act as a reference tool for industry tips ... Read more

    $16.33 AUD

  • Modern Methods in Horology

    by Grant Hood

    This vintage book contains a complete guide to contemporary methods and techniques employed in horology and clockmaking. It was originally designed for the edification of young watchmakers and contains a wealth of useful information presented clearly and in simple language. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in horology, and it would make for a useful addition to ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Maintaining Longcase Clocks

    An Owner's Guide to Maintenance, Restoration and Conservation

    by Nigel Barnes and 1 more

    Longcase clocks were invidually hand-made during the golden age of change that took place between the late seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries. Longcase clocks with their seventeenth century clock-making technology were innovative and incorporated an accurate pendulum clock within an attractive piece of domestic furnishing. This invaluable book is essential reading for all those who own and ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • Practical Clock Repairing

    by Donald De Carle and 1 more

    The repair of clocks calls for a variety of skills and crafts, few of which can be 'picked up' by bench work alone. In the horological trade, it is technical practice that the 'prentice hand' is first tried out on clocks, before attempting repair work on watches. Clocks have the advantage of possessing sizeable and robust parts and of being easier to handle. But there the advantage for the ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Build The Ultimate Watch Collection

    by Jason Heaton

    If you’ve been bitten by the watch-collecting bug, Jason Heaton’s book is here to help you identify what you’re looking for and strategize your collection. In seven chapters, Heaton introduces the key watch categories and reveals the most perfect example of each type. Your watch collection begins here. ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Clockmaking in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century

    The Industrialized Manufacture of Domestic Mechanical Clocks

    by John Glanville

    Over a decade John Glanville and Bill Wolmuth undertook an important horological project for the British Museum. This involved establishing a representative collection, for the Museum, of twentieth-century domestic mechanical clocks made in England and Wales using industrialized manufacturing methods. This remarkable book is the culmination of their efforts. Wide-ranging in its coverage, it will ... Read more

    $63.57 AUD

  • The Pocket Watch - The History and Stories Surrounding the First Pocket Watches

    by Anon

    This vintage book contains a concise yet detailed discussion of the pocket watch, being a short essay on the history of the pocket watch with information on early designers, important people, its development, and much more. Written in clear, plain language and full of interesting information on the subject, this book will be of considerable value to those with an interest in the history and ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Watch Repairing, Cleaning and Adjusting - A Practical Handbook

    by F. J. Garrard

    This vintage book contains a complete guide to watch repair and maintenance, with information on the materials and tools used and directions for repairing, cleaning, altering, and adjusting all kinds of English and foreign watches, repeaters, chronographs, and marine chronometers. Written in plain language and full of invaluable tips, this timeless volume will be of considerable utility to the ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD