Watch Repairing, Cleaning and Adjusting - A Practical Handbook
Author: F.J. Garrard
Publisher: Spencer Press
Release Date: October 27, 2008
This vintage book contains a complete guide to watch repair and maintenance, with information on the materials and tools used and directions for repairing, cleaning, altering, and adjusting all kinds of English and foreign watches, repeaters, chronographs, and marine chronometers. Written in plain language and full of invaluable tips, this timeless volume will be of considerable utility to the modern reader wish an interest in watch maintenance. Contents include: "Description of a Watch Movement", "The Escapement and Balance", "The Motion Work", "Steel", "Hardening Steel", "Tempering Steel", "Brass", "Hardening Brass", "Tempering Brass", "Gold", "Silver", "German Silver", "Platinum", "Palladium", "Aluminium Bronze", "Invar", "Red-Stuff", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.