This watch repair book has complete directions for making and fitting new staffs from raw materials. Detailed drawings. Chapters include: The Graver; Hardening and Tempering; Kinds of Pivots and Their Shape; The Requirements of a good pivot; How to Obtain the Proper Measurements; The Grinding and Polishing; Finishing the Staff; Drilling and Fitting of New Pivots.
#WB1 - $15
This watch repair book details the evolution and intricacies of the modern American watchmakers lathe. Many diagrams and illustrations. Chapters include: History; Construction of Lathe; Construction and Use of Split Chuck; Chucks for Special Purposes; Hand and Slide Rests; Tailstock forms and uses; Cutters, Drills; Turning the Graver and Slide Rest; Polishing, Wheel Cutting Attachments.
#WB2 - $25
Very good watch repair book with over 550 instructional black-and-white illustrations and an approach that assumes no prior watch-repairing experience. For the readers in his audience, de Carle has provided well-informed discourse on every topic a watchmaker, or aspiring watchmaker, needs to know.
#WB5 - $30
A modern reprint of a definative work on watch case repair First printed in 1909, this contemporary edition has been enhanced with additional illustrations and descriptions.
#WB9 - $15
By the Hamilton Watch Co. the booklet was reprinted in 1996. Half of the booklet is dedicate to describing specific pocket and wrist watch models including both 12 and 16 size watches. There are pictures throughout the book and there are original prices.
#WB7 - $10
The Escapements: Their Action, Construction, and Proportion. An unabridged reprint of a horological classic that investigates some of the primary forms of escapements you will encounter as you work with clocks: anchors, cylinders, deadbeat, chronometer, duplex, verge, pin pallet, and pin wheel
#WB4 - $20
This booklet is a must have to get the proper battery for your watch. A complete reference to both old and new battery type numbers. Provides conversions and cross reference tables, specifications, dimensions and substitutions.
#WB8 - $15
Original factory reprint of valuable information on the Waltham movements. This short booklet covers important aspects of repairing old Waltham pocketwatches. Itincludes some insightful calculations and methods on restoring these timepeices.
#WB3 - $14