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The Country life international dictionary of clocks

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clocks and watches -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCountry life.
    Statementconsultant editor Alan Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Alan, 1925-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS540.7 .C68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination350 p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4747403M
    ISBN 100399123385
    LC Control Number78065713

    Country Life International Dictionary of Clocks, Alan Smith,, pp. Old Clocks & Watches and their Makers, Britten, Fifth ed. , pp. loose cover. The public spaces and buildings of the United States are home to many thousands of timepieces—bells, time balls, and clock faces—that tower over urban streets, peek out from lobbies, and gleam in store windows. And in the streets and squares beneath them, men, women, and children wear wristwatches of all kinds. Americans have decorated their homes with clocks and included them in their.

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    Country Life Book of Clocks, The | Edward T. Joy | | Coubtry Life Ltd London Country Life Book of Watches, The | T. P. Camerer Cuss | | Coubtry Life Ltd London Country Life International Dictionary of Clocks, The | Alan Smith | | G.P. Putnam's Sons. Kembery Antique Clocks - Books Stock. Text last updated 5th May A selection of Watch and Clock reference books - your essential guides to learning more about them! Edward T Joy - The Country Life Book Of Clocks. Hardback. A good general read covering most types. 97 pages £ 8 (US$ 10) (Euro 9) Click here to view detailed image 1.


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Thank you, Ralph. There it is in my book Country Life International Dictionary of Clocksunder "Zappler: A miniaturisation of the standing Telleruhr made in Austria. They are only about 2 in.

high. The name is derived from the rapidly moving pendulum suggesting the German 'fidget.'" Elsewhere the book says they had a form of tic-tac escapement. A hydrogen-wound clock is described in the Country Life International Dictionary of Clocks: "It consists of an open-centred dial exposing the mechanism, with a pin-pallet escapement and ornate gilt pendulum bob, the clock movement being mounted on supports fixed to a large red glass cylinder.

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