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Author Topic: Early pocket watches  (Read 1168 times)
SirValdemar
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« on: January 07, 2010, 11:00:53 pm »

I thought that this might provide some inspiration for those who are making tic toc work or considering going into watch repair.

http://gajitz.com/history-of-time-first-painting-of-a-mechanical-pocket-watch/
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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2010, 03:34:45 pm »

When this was dicusssed at the end of last year we were fascinated that the basic bits of this golden oldie were fairly similar in principle to current pocket watches. markf
http://brassgoggles.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,19534.0.html
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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2010, 01:26:13 am »

Pepys mentions his watches  a few times in his Diaries, as well..

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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2010, 07:39:11 am »

There is very similar watch that at the moment on eBay, seen here..

They are phenomenal pieces of engineering!
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