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Bulletin de la Classe D'Industrie et de Commerce de la Societe des Arts de Geneve, No.97

Catalogue no: 1389
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Adolphe PERROT, M.le professeur THURY
Total pages: 40 Illustrations: 0 (horological) Language(s): French Publication date: Juin, 1871
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Dimensions: 225mm x 145mm Condition: Slightly torn and dog-eared
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The Bulletin has 5 articles, 3 relating to horology, as follows; 1. Notice sur un Appareil destine a demontrer la Loi du Mouvement du Regulateur des Montres et Chronometres par M.le professeur THURY, pp.1-9, pages uncut. 2. Section D'Horlogerie. Premier Concours pour le Reglage des Chronometres, pp. 30-32.
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Chez Les Grandes Savants Francaise - (Charles-Edouard Guillaume)

Catalogue no: 1277
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Jacques Boyer
Total pages: 5 Illustrations: 12 Language(s): French Publication date: Oct., 1923
Editor: Publisher: Sciences et Voyages
Dimensions: 320mm x 250mm Condition: Fragile, some tears
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An article that describes the work and home of Guillaume, "Notre Visite Chez M. Guillaume, Laueat du Prix Nobel et Directeur du Bureau International des Poids et Mesures". Illustrated with photographs as follows; 1. Frontispiece. Portrait photograph of Charles-Eduard Guillaume 2. Guillaume in his laboratory (au travail dans son laboratoire de mesures). 3. The Nobel Prize Medal 4. The different stages in the construction of a Guillaume balance 5. Pocket chronometer with "spiral autocompensateur en elinvar decouvert par M. Guillaume.
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L'Appareillage electrique pour le Controle et l'Observation des Montres

Catalogue no: 1222
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): A. Walti
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 3 Language(s): French Publication date: 1919
Editor: E. Magron Publisher: Bibliotheque Horlogere
Dimensions: 145mm x 90mm Condition: Generally good, pages yellowed
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A small pamphlet written by Alfred Walti of the "Maison Favarger & Co., Neuchatel. Page 2 is an advertisement for Favarger & Cie., Successeurs de Hipp et de Peyer. Details given of prizes awarded and of 6 products of this company; 1. Compteurs Electro-Chronometriques. 2. Stations Centrales D'Unification Electrique de L'Heure pour Villes 3. Horloges-Meres Electriques et a Poids 4. Horloges-Meres et Secondaires avec Contacts 5. Horloges-Meres de Precision 6. Chronoscopes et Chronographes
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Fabrique D'Horlogerie. B.-H. Wagner. Collin. Chateau & Fils, Successeurs

Catalogue no: 1219
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 160 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): French Publication date: 1887
Editor: Publisher: Collin
Dimensions: 180mm x 135mm Condition: Generally good, pages yellowed, some staining
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Full Title page as follows; Fabrique D'Horlogerie B.-H.Wagner. Fondee en 1790, Rue du Cadran Collin. Chevalier de la Legion D'Honneur Chateau & Fils, Successeurs Bureaux, Magasins et Ateliers de Paris. Rue Montmartre, 118 Usine D'Ebauches de la Combe Noiret a Foncine-Le-Haut (Jura) 1887
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Mercer Chronometer Controlled Electric Clocks

Catalogue no: 1185
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English, French, Spanish Publication date: c.1955
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer Ltd.
Dimensions: 250mm x 190mm Condition: Good
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A catalogue with descriptions and photographs of the clock systems used on large passenger liners and other vessels as follows; 1. The Chronometer Control 2. Control Panels 3. Secondary Movements 4. Dial and case designs (6 pages) 5. Installing Mercer Electric Clocks 6. Chronometer Controlled Electric Clock Installations (list of shipping companies and ships)
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La Fabrication Horlogerie aux Etats-Unis

Catalogue no: 1174
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Edouard Favre-Perret
Total pages: 14 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): French Publication date: 1878
Editor: Publisher: Exhibition Universelle, Paris
Dimensions: 125mm x 90mm Condition: Good
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Small booklet published by the Waltham Company, which is a transcript of a lecture given at the time of the 1878 Exhibition. Title Page as follows; Extrait de la Conference Donnee A L'Amphitheatre du College Primaire Mardi 14 Novembre 1876 Par M. Edouard Favre-Perret Membre du Jury international al'Exhibition de Philadelpie In the lecture, the speaker compares Swiss manufacturing and output unfavorably with that of the USA. Inside front and back covers, The addresses are given for Waltham in New York, London, Chicago and Boston.
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Zenith

Catalogue no: 1172
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 24 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): French Publication date: c.1900
Editor: Publisher: Zenith
Dimensions: 210mm x 140mm Condition: Good
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Title page describes the "Montre Zenith" - "Prix tres Abordable. Precision & Solidite de la Construction. Reglage Parfait. Elegance des Formes & de la Decoration". The first 7 pages describe the different aspects of Zenith watches; "Le Rouage, L'Echappement, Les Pierres, Le Balancier, Les cadrans, Les Aiguilles, Mis a L'Heure, followed by a page illustrating the different pendants and winding buttons available and two pages showing the different thickness of cases (Assortiments Ovales avec les Diverses Formes de Couronnes). A large fold out page illustrates 38 different styles of dial.
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Chronometers

Catalogue no: 1158
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Mercer
Total pages: 21 Illustrations: 16 Language(s): English, French, German Publication date: 1921
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer
Dimensions: 280mm x 215mm Condition: Good, pages removed from rear
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Title Page; Thomas Mercer. Makers of Chronometers and Scientific Instruments, Electrical Break Circuits, Small Gears. Eywood Road, St. Albans. Brief description of the Mercer business followed by sections on Wooden Cases; Balances; Specification of Standard Instrument; Marine Chronometer Prices; Kew Certificates; Speciality; Gears, Spindles and Fine Grinding Department; Movements and Repair Department. Some cut pages at the rear indicate missing illustrations
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A receipt for an astronomical watch for the Duke of Saxe Gotha from Josiah Emery dated 7th August, 1786

Catalogue no: 1077
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Josiah Emery
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1786
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Dimensions: 200mm x 130mm Condition: Good, protected in sealed wrapper
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Handwritten in ink. The handwriting appears to be that of Josiah Emery himself and describes an astronomical watch with ruby cylinder and compesation for which the Duke of Saxe Gotha paid
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