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Synopsis: This book is a continuation of the topics covered in Antique Watch Restoration Volume I. It goes into great detail describing the techniques for repairing and restoring antique watches. Mr. Perkins, the author of Antique Watch Restoration Volumes I and II, has more than 70 years experience in the watchmaking and clockmaking trade, starting at age 15. Archie has spent more than 40 years, part time and full time, making wheels and pinions and other parts for antique watches and clocks, and has restored antique and complicated watches. A watchmaking and clockmaking instructor for Denver Public Schools for 32 years, Archie was elected "Vocational educator of the Year" by the teachers' union in 1981. He also conducted basic and advanced lathe courses for the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI). Additionally, he served on the aWCI Board of Directors from 1985 to 1988. He has achieved the distinguished titles of Certified Master Watchmaker and Fellow of the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institue, Fellow of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, and Fellow of the British Horological Institute. For 25 years, Archie wrote the monthly column, "Technically Watches," for AWCI's Horological Times. Many of his articles were also published in the British Horological Journal, Watch and Clock Review, and the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Bulletin. Archie was co-author of The Watchmakers' staking Tool, published by K and D Staking Tool Co., 1987. He also wrote The Modern Watchmakers Lathe and How to Use IT, published by AWCI in 2003.
Title: Antique Watch Restoration Volume II
Publisher: American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute
Publication Date: 2015
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute, Harrison, Ohio, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 282 pages, illustrated, 2015. The first book in this series was very well received. This second volume concentrates on setting jewels and making jewel settings as well as making and adjusting all the main types of watch escapements, including making pallet stones and balance wheels. Another book of great use to watch restorers. This is a large heavy book (1.4 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N3684
Book Description American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0692301089