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Monthly Archives: May 2013
This post was written by Tim Hughes, student on the Clocks course at West Dean College. The work of Henry Hindley of York was researched by Rodney Law and published in Antiquarian Horology (1971/2). The article describes two … Continue reading
Collectors of Enicar watches may be intrigued by a story I recently uncovered. The life of this popular Swiss brand (1913–1988) took in two world wars and the quartz revolution of late 1960s. The name Enicar derives simply … Continue reading
Browsing the Digital Gallery of the New York Public Library I found a collection of cigarette cards, issued by tobacco manufacturers as an added incentive to buy their product. On one of these cards we see a drawing of a … Continue reading
If you live in the UK or the Republic of Ireland, I hope you enjoyed the bank holiday earlier this week. Perhaps you went with family or friends to one of the many great museums with horology collections. For … Continue reading