Marvin Whitney began his extensive research for this book in the mid-eighties. He took advantage of archive records in Washington, D.C. and travelled extensively in New York, Pennsylvania, an New England searching out little-known facts. In 1986 Mr. Whitney began to reduce his voluminous notes and sketches to formally written articles about these timepieces, and authored a long-running series, "The Ship's Chronometer," in the Horological Times. This was followed by his popular series, "Military Time". There are 32 chapters which make up this book. The book contains hundreds of photographs and many illustrations and diagrams. This book is probably the most complete compilation on military timepieces to date.
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Book Description AWI Press, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. New copy with dust jacket. 667 pages, illustrated, 1992. Now in print again. A detailed survey of American and European deck watches, marine clocks, chronometers, elapsed time clocks, etc., used by the military onboard ships and aircraft. The products of Hamilton, Elgin, Chelsea, Waltham, Breitling and many other companies are included. Specialist timepieces for use in tanks and by divers, as well as stopwatches, and wristwatches are all discussed. This is a large heavy book (2.06 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N933
Book Description Amer Watchmakers Inst, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110918845149
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