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F. Barker & Son, Specialists in Barometers, Compasses, Sun-Dials, Wind Vanes, Etc.

Catalogue no: 1191
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 64 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: c.1900
Editor: Publisher: F.Barker & Son
Dimensions: 215mm x 140mm Condition: Good, cover separated, rust around staples
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Catalogue of F.Barker & Son, (Estab. 1848), Sun-Dial House, 12, Clerkenwell Road, London. Title page describes the company as; "Manufacturers of Scientific Instruments of Every Description. Makers to The Admiralty, India Office, War Office, Government Laboratory, London County Council, etc." Title page also lists 64 different instruments supplied by the company (including Clocks of All Descriptions and Chronometers, Marine).
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Mercer Grease Seals

Catalogue no: 1190
Dewey No: Subject(s): Other
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 4 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1950
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer Ltd.
Dimensions: 205mm x 125mm Condition: Good
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A promotional leaflet for the Mercer Grease Seal, a variant of the ball race bearing.. Although not directly relevant to horology, the grease seal is another product from this versatile chronometer manufacturer.
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Mercer Dial Gauges

Catalogue no: 1186
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 64 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: c.1950
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer Ltd.
Dimensions: 22omm x 140mm Condition: Good
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A catalogue with descriptions, photographs and prices for the wide range of dial gauges manufactured by Mercer including special orders for specific purposes. First two pages give an overview of the Mercer Dial Gauge with photographs of Mercer employees manufacturing them. Section on "Care of your Mercer Gauge" plus a diagram of the internal movement of an "Alpha" type gauge. Included is a type written insert, "Revised Price List for 9/11/1953, covering the "Verdict" Dial Test Indicators
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Precision Measuring. Mercer

Catalogue no: 1188
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 8 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: c.1955
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer Ltd.
Dimensions: 215mm x 95mm Condition: Good
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A promotional leaflet listing and illustrating the range of gauges manufactured by Mercer. The list as follows; Dial Gauges; Dial Gauge Accessories; Dial test Indicators; Dial Micrometers; Precimeter Comparators; Magnetic Bases; The "Pneugauge"; Cylinder Gauges; Crankshaft Gauges; Boring Bar Gauges; Extensometers Dial Gauge movement illustrated on rear page
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Mercer Pneugauge. Technical Information

Catalogue no: 1189
Dewey No: Subject(s): Other
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 10 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1950
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer Ltd.
Dimensions: 330mm x 215mm Condition: Reasonable, a bit frayed.
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Promotional Leaflet describing new product as follows; "The Gauge Division of Messrs. Thomas Mercer Limited have pleasure in introducing the Mercer "Pneugauge", and air operated gauge of modern design embodying new features." The leaflet is attached to a typewritten Technical Information document of eight pages including 3 of diagrams. Although not directly concerned with horology, it emphasises the remarkably versatile nature of this firm of chronometer makers.
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Mercer Dial Gauge. Spare Parts List (Second Edition)

Catalogue no: 1187
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 12 Illustrations: 5 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1955
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer Ltd.
Dimensions: 250mm x 190mm Condition: Good
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Component Lists and Drawings of the Models "Alpha", "Beta", "Gamma" 80 and 90 Dial Gauges and the Models 7822 and 226 Cylinder Gauges. Contains 5 exploded diagrams of Dial Gauges and parts of Gauges. Final page is "Care and Use of Mercer Dial Gauges"
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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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Maples Long Clocks

Catalogue no: 1180
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 12 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1900
Editor: Publisher: Maple & Co.
Dimensions: 215mm x 95mm Condition: Incomplete, pages cut and removed, rear cover stained
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An incomplete catalogue from this famous furniture supplier. Front covr reads as follows; Maple's Long Clocks. London, Paris, Buenos Aires Contains 10 pages of descriptions, prices and illustrations of longcase clocks made and supplied by this company. Pages 3-4 and 13-14 missing. Illustrations in pages 5-6 cut out.
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Mercer

Catalogue no: 1184
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 26 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: 1953
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer Ltd.
Dimensions: 220mm x 150mm Condition: Good, hard covers slightly stained
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Identical publication to Cat. No. 1183 (see for details). Price list excluded
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Mercer

Catalogue no: 1183
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 26 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: 1953
Editor: Publisher: Thomas Mercer Ltd.
Dimensions: 220mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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1953 hardback catalogue with separate typed price list. Foreward gives background to the company with photographs of Thomas and Frank Mercer. Remainder of catalogue gives details with photographs of the following; 2 Day marine Chronometer 8 Day marine Chronometer The Survey Chronometer Chronograph Model T.P.A. Chronographn Model D.R.A. Scientific Chronometers H.C.H.3 & H.C.H.4 Electrical Contacts in Chronometers The Hertford Chronometer Clocks 8 Day Chronometer Clocks Mercer Marine Chronometers, Maintenance and Regulation Marine Clocks and Barometers Marine Clocks M.L.51 & M.L. 52
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