Ɵ HOROLOGICAL REFERENCE BOOKS ON AMERICAN AND ELECTRICAL HOROLOGY
Harrold, Michael C. AMERICAN WATCHMAKING, A Technical History of the American Watch Industry 1850-1930 National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Columbia PA 1984, softbound; Daniels, George English & American Watches Abelard-Shuman, London, New York and Toronto 1967, dj; Battison, Edwin A. THE AUBURNDALE WATCH COMPANY: First American Attempt toward the Dollar Watch (excerpt) Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC 1959, softbound; Tyler, E.J. AMERICAN CLOCKS FOR THE COLLECTOR Robert Hale, London 1981, dj; Towsend, George ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DOLLAR WATCHES published by the author, Arlington VA undated, softbound; Towsend, George almost Everything you wanted to know about American Watches and Didn't Know Who To Ask published by the author, signed by the author to Robert Foulkes, Arlington VA 1970, softbound; Palmer, Brooks THE BOOK OF AMERICAN CLOCKS The Macmillan Company, New York 1950, dj; Aked, Charles K. A CONSPECTUS OF ELECTRICAL TIMEKEEPING The Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst 1976, softbound; Aked, Charles K. Electrifying Time exhibition catalogue, The Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst 1976, softbound; Miles, Robert H.A. (translator) The BULLE-CLOCK of Favre Bulle, PRACTICAL MANUAL for the use of Clockmakers and Jewellers The Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst 1995, softbound (2 copies); Miles, Robert H.A. and Ridout, Martin (translators) BRILLIE Electric Clocks, Product Catalogues, Installation & Set-up, Fault-Finding The Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst 2007, softbound; together with seven futher sundry publications; together with a George III thirty-hour longcase clock movement and dial , Jonathan Natan Sickell, Knightsbridge circa 1770 with four pillar countwheel bell striking two-handed movement with anchor escapement for regulation by seconds pendulum and 11 inch square brass dial signed Jn'o Nathan Sickell, KINGSBRIDGE to the river landscape engraved silvered centre within applied Roman numeral chapter ring with Arabic five minutes to outer track, with scroll-pierced steel hands and gilt rococo scroll cast spandrels to angles (no pendulum or weights) and a Victorian fusee dial timepiece dial and case only, unsigned, late 19 th century, with 12 inch dial (lacking glass and side door), (20).
The movement and dial 16.5cm (6.5ins) deep overall; the dial timepiece case 37cm (14.5ins) diameter, 15cm (6ins) deep overall.
Provenance: The horological library of Lawrance Hurst.