This book is for amateurs, with the author describing how to make alterations out of simple and easily obtainable materials, or how to avoid the necessity for expensivetools at all. He also describes how to dismantle and assemble movements, what may go wrong with them, and how to set faults right. He tells you how to oil the right parts and how to ...
This book is for amateurs, with the author describing how to make alterations out of simple and easily obtainable materials, or how to avoid the necessity for expensivetools at all. He also describes how to dismantle and assemble movements, what may go wrong with them, and how to set faults right. He tells you how to oil the right parts and how to restore cases in all stages of decay. The book is illustrated with over 270 line drawings specially drawn to the author's specification, ranging from step-by-step demonstrations of how to do things, to diagrams of movements identifying each part and its position in the movement."
Degen, Joel. New in new dust jacket. Perfect copy. Sewn binding. Black cloth over boards, eight and three-quarter by five and three-quarter inches. 280 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Written for the amateur clock collector or hobbiest. Simple repair methods; making equipment; dismantling; cleaning; escapement, hairsprings; wheels, pivots, pillars, jewels; keyless work; oiling; verge watch, cylinder watch; types of clocks; Dates; HIstory; Index. How to avoid mistakes. Over 270 line drawings.
Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Dark green hardback in very good shape with no snags or splits, just mildly rubbed. Contents clean and bright, not showing any pen-marks. Not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Size: 8vo (220mm x 145mm). Collation: pp. viii, 280. Thoroughly illustrated with plans and diagrams. No dustjacket, even so a tidy book in very presentable condition.
Degen, Joel. Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 288 p. Contains: Illustrations.
Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority.
Degen, Joel. Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo. viii, 280pp, index, 270+ line drawings. Or green cloth in jacket. Some minor edge wear to jacket with 2cm tear at top of front spine fold. Lacking front free endpaper. Guide for amateur clock and watch repairers with instructions for making your own tools, dismantling and assembling movements, restoration and more.
Fair. Book and Dust Jacket have noticeable wear, but still very usable. Ex-library with usual distinguishments (stamps, stickers, etc. ) SHIPS WITHIN 24 HOURS! Tracking Provided. DHL processing & USPS delivery for an average of 3-5 Day Standard & 2-3 Day Expedited! FREE INSURANCE! Fast & Personal Support! Careful Packaging. No Hassle, Full Refund Return Policy!
Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. First American printing, near fine in near fine jacket with just a trace of edge wear and soil. 280 pages illustrated with over 270 line drawings. Nice copy of this book "written specifically for the initiate, to guide the amateur horologist step-by-step through the techniques and problems of repairing old clocks and watches".
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