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Writer on Published on September 16, 2013
How to set your barometer

How to set a barometer To get the most accurate readings from your barometer it first needs to be ‘set’ so that it matches your local air pressure. This is easily done and only needs to be carried out once. Air pressure is measured in Millibars or Inches and to set your barometer all you

Writer on Published on September 5, 2013
8 Day Carriage Clocks

8 day carriage clocks 8 day carriage clocks, are traditional key wound clocks, usually of brass construction. Invented by the French in the 19th Century and rapidly taken up as a successful lucrative product with clock makers across Europe. To be more accurate, the 1st genuine carriage clock was invented in 1812, for Napoleon by

Writer on Published on August 29, 2013
How to wear a pocket watch

How to wear a pocket watch In the 1500’s large mechanical pocket watches were worn on chains around the neck but today gentlemen have more subtle ways of wearing their timepiece. In this article we look at how to wear a pocket watch in the modern era. Most of the Woodford models come with a

Writer on Published on August 27, 2013
Mechanical Pocket Watches

Mechanical Pocket Watches These mechanical pocket watches, as the name implies, are powered entirely by mechanics, in this case by a spring (called a ‘main spring’). This provides the ‘fuel’ for the watch. The energy of the spring is very carefully regulated by a fine mechanism to produce a movement equal to seconds. Winding When

Sterling Silver Pocket Watches Stand The Test Of Time

A Sterling silver pocket watch is something other pieces of jewelry are not: it is timeless. Pocket watches are the very epitome of elegance. They exude quiet wealth and charm, and give their bearer distinction. What does sterling silver mean? Sterling Silver has a purity of 92.5 percent, this makes it ideal for making precision