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Bulletin No. 110. De L'Ornementation de L'Hologerie et de la Bijouterie par La Peinture sur Email et du Renouvellement de la Convention Franco-Suisse

Catalogue no: 1401
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): M. Brocher-Veret
Total pages: 21 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: Juin 1877
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Dimensions: 230mm x 145mm Condition: Fragile with some tears
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Report of a lecture "Communication faite a la Classe d'Industrie de la Societe des Arts, le 19 fevrier 1877". Detailing the state of the swiss industry and its relations with other horological countries including the USA.
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Projet de Souscription pour L'Establissement De Regulateurs, Marchant Une Annee Sans Etre Remontes

Catalogue no: 1400
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Aime Jacob
Total pages: 5 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1820?
Editor: Publisher: Aime Jacob
Dimensions: 250mm x 200mm Condition: Fragile with some staining and tears
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An advertising pamphlet promoting the building of year duration regulator timepieces to be paid by subscription., the price being 600 francs. "On souscrit chez l'auteur, boulevart Montmartre, No.1" There are two almost identical pamphlets glued together by Ilbert. The text is virtually the same in each but with the addition of an illustration of the longcase regulator in only one. In the title, Aime Jacob describes himself as "Ancien eleve du gouvernment, de L. Berthoud et de Breguet".
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Elements Usuels et Pratiques du Reglage des Montres

Catalogue no: 1398
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Georges Anquetin
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: 1891
Editor: Publisher: Revue Chronometrique
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: A little tired, cover torn and discoloured
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An extract from the Revue Chronometrique, published separately in Paris, En Vente Chez L'Auteur, 77, Rue d'Aboukir Cover and first page stamped "Almanach des Horlogers, rue de la Prairie, 21, Geneve" Pamphlet is divided into 4 sections undr the following titles; Des conditions du balacier De la pose du spiral plat Pose du spiral coude Notes; There are 22 separate notes on the management of the balance and balance spring Ends with chart "Feuille de Reglage"
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L'Heure

Catalogue no: 1397
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): L. Leroy
Total pages: 26 Illustrations: 12 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1920
Editor: Publisher: Fabrique D'Horlogerie, L.Leroy & Cie
Dimensions: 240mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Pamphlet written for the Leroy Company, "Horloger de la Marine et de l'Observatoire, Artiste adjoint au Bureau des Longitudes" A detailed account of the contribution of Leroy & Cie in the field of precision timekeeping including; Historical background, Tank regulators, ( 4 photographs of Pendule a pression constante), Transmission of time by telegraph, Chronometers and pocket chronometers Explorer's watches Also includes; Poste Distributeur de Signaux Horaires Brillie-Leroy installe a l'Observatoire de Paris, diagram with photographs.
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Fabrique D'Horlogerie de Besancon

Catalogue no: 1396
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1864
Editor: Publisher: La Franche-Compte
Dimensions: 210mm x 130mm Condition: Good, no cover, slight yellowing
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A separately published extract from the journal, "La Franche-Compte", notifying the public of the importance of this industry; "La fabrique d'horlogerie de Besancon est la seule qui existe en France." Details are given of Besancon watch production between 1843 and 1863 including a breakdown chart of the years 1860-63. Ends with a plea to the government of the Emperor (Napoleon 111) to invest in this industry
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L'Astrolabe Lineaire D'Al-Tusi

Catalogue no: 1394
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Henri Michel
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 3 Language(s): French Publication date: 1943
Editor: Publisher: Editions L'Avenir
Dimensions: 240mm x 190mm Condition: Good
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A separately printed extract fro the bulletin "Ciel et Terr", no. 3-4, 1943 A short work on this astralabe divided into sections under the following headings; Trace de L'Astralabe D'Al-Tusi Usage de L'Astralabe Lineaire Mesure de la Hauteur du Soleil Mesure de l'arc diurne Determination de l'heure
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Notice sur les Travaux D'Hologerie de Modeste Anquetin

Catalogue no: 1393
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Modeste Anquetin
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: 1865
Editor: Publisher: Modeste Anquetin
Dimensions: 230mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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A flyer published by Anquetin to advertise his entries to the 1865 exhibition at the Palais de L'Industrie (Chaps-Elysees). Includes a good puff for his business and words of appreciation from the press. Among the 16 clocks and watches described are 2 regulators, 2 "demi-chronometers", and several watches
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Dimensions des Roues et Pignons D'Hologerie

Catalogue no: 1392
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): M.Alf.Pfister
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: May, 1905
Editor: Publisher: Journal Suisse d'Horlogerie
Dimensions: 500mm x 310mm Condition: Good
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A wall chart giving dimensions of wheels and pinions, calculations and which fraise cutter to use
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Dimensions du Ressort-Moteur

Catalogue no: 1391
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Grosclaude de Geneve
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: 1879 and 1908
Editor: Publisher: Journal Suisse d'Horlogerie
Dimensions: 490mm x 310mm Condition: Good
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Two poster size pages giving all dimensions of watch springs. 2nd page (1908) also gives examples of Applications when sizing a spring
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Etude sur les Coditions Actuelles de la Fabrication de L'Horlogerie a Geneve, Bulletin No. 109

Catalogue no: 1390
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): M.Thury Professeur
Total pages: 15 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: Jan., 1877
Editor: Publisher: Section D'Hologerie, Societe des Arts
Dimensions: 225mm x 145mm Condition: Slightly dog-eared with some tears, pages uncut
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Details of a lecture given by Thury to the Section d'horlogerie, Classe d'Industrie de la Societe des Arts, 14th Decembre 1876. Lecture concerns the present industrial situation (qui n'est pas tres-bonne) and the ways to improve it.
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