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This post was written by Daniela Corda Over summer 2018, Matthew Read, Director, Bowes Centre, and I were commissioned to condition survey, part disassemble, pack for transportation, and reassemble an eighteenth-century automaton clock on behalf of York Museums … Continue reading
This post was written by David Read, Society Member In the world of watch collectors there are many who dislike finding that a pocket watch case has been engraved with the owner’s name, or to record it … Continue reading
This post was written by Daniela Corda, student at West Dean College As a Post Graduate Diploma student of the Conservation of Clocks program at West Dean College, one of my recent projects has been to restore safe … Continue reading
This post was written by Society member Anna-Rose Kirk Clocks and watches are the most tattooed image at the moment according to Vice magazine and tattoo artists are sick of … Continue reading
This post was written by Tabea Rude, Member of the AHS Popular and well known examples of compound pendulums in horology are found in French novelty clocks. They can be camouflaged as an innocent sailor, as in the mantel … Continue reading
This post was written by Laura Turner and Rebecca Struthers of the Wristwatch Group. The Antiquarian Horological Society is pleased to announce the formation of a new specialist group focusing on the emergence and development of the wristwatch. … Continue reading