Monthly Archives: October 2012

Where on earth have you been?

    Sometimes watches have a particular association with a particular person and we know about from an inscription written somewhere on it. This particular watch, by Samuel Toulmin of the Strand in London, made in 1775, has a finely … Continue reading

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As one journey ends another begins

  It was with some sadness (weep!) that postgraduate and MA students Francoise Collanges and Brittany Cox recently fled, or rather graduated from the West Dean nest.   Over the summer period they completed their practical MA projects and accompanying 12,000 … Continue reading

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Surprising old-timers

  Several of us field enquiries that come from all over the globe, addressed to the secretary at Ticehurst, and which predictably often turn on the issue of ‘How much is my clock worth’, or ‘I found this in the … Continue reading

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