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Watch Repair for Beginners

An Illustrated How-To Guide for the Beginner Watch Repairer

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

First written by the definitive expert in 1957, Watch Repair for Beginners is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know how to fix their own watch, or take up watch repair as a hobby.

Learn what horology is; the basics of watch and clock repairing; the mechanics of a clock; how the wheels work; the difference between an automatic watch, a stop watch, and a chronograph; and so much more. The table of contents includes:

  • Wheel work of pendulum clocks
  • Gearing
  • Escapements for Balance Wheel Timepieces
  • Striking Mechanisms
  • Stop Watches and Chronographs
  • Calendar Mechanisms
  • And more!

With detailed black-and-white illustrations, this timeless classic is a must-have addition to any horology lover’s collection.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (February 1, 2012)
  • Length: 296 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781616083731

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