British Domestic Synchronous Clocks 1930-1980: The Rise and by Leslie Philip Pook

By Leslie Philip Pook

This booklet enhances to be had one-make books on family synchronous clocks. it's also a background of technological know-how booklet that units British household synchronous clocks, their brands and know-how in their social context.

Part I covers the old heritage, British household synchronous clock brands and types, how synchronous clocks paintings, household synchronous clock circumstances, functional recommendation at the servicing of household synchronous clocks and research of the selling and reliability of British family synchronous clocks. This research presents an evidence of the increase and eventual fall in their expertise. half II comprises galleries of a variety of British family synchronous clocks and of the activities with which they're equipped. there's a back and front view of every clock, including a short description. perspectives of every move comprise perspectives with the circulate partially dismantled, including a quick technical description of the movement.

This profusely illustrated ebook is essentially for fellow lovers and is predicated on an intensive archive of knowledge on household synchronous clocks, their activities and their brands. present electric rules suggest that pro clockmakers are reluctant to fix synchronous clocks. in truth, only if they've got no longer been mistreated, synchronous clocks tend to be trustworthy, and rather effortless to maintain. 

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