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Pocket Watch Mechanisms

Pocket Watch Mechanisms Pocket watch mechanisms have evolved over time and purpose, some for ease and simplicity and others for particular use, such as railway watches where it was essential that the time could not be altered by accident. Here is a quick overview of the main types and how they differ. Stem-wind, stem-set movements

Brass Ships Chronometer Clock by Woodford (Est. 1860)

Brass Ships Chronometer Clock by Woodford (Est. 1860) Once in a while a product will come our way we really love. The Ships Chronometer from Woodford, is such a product. One of the unsung heroes of the Woodford range, it never really gets enough exposure. It is a wonderful product, made in an engineered brass case,

Writer on Published on September 21, 2013
View our Pinterest for Carriage Clocks

Pinterest for Carriage Clocks In case you have not heard of Pinterest, it is a great way of looking for and sharing images. We are now making collections of images to cover the most interesting Carriage Clocks. Its great to share interesting images of wonderful carriage clocks on Pinterest. You don’d have to me a

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