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"Our Silent Salesman" Ingersoll

Catalogue no: 1182
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: c.1902
Editor: Publisher: Robert H. Ingersoll & Brother
Dimensions: 210mm x 140mm Condition: Very good
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A catalogue aimed at the retailer rather than the public. "50,000 Merchants Are With Us. Why Not You?" A box on the inside cover reads; "We Want You to join our army of Distributers by sending us an order to-day. Read our Salesman through and then do it!" The first 10 pages cover more topics for the retailer to consider. Eg. "Some Reasons Why Ingersoll Watches Sell"; "Some Features of Ingersoll Advertising"; "More Reasons Why Ingersoll Watches Sell"; "Free to Dealers. The Ingersoll System of Display Signs"; "Ingersoll Helps to Selling"; "Do You Want More Trade".
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Rotherhams Watches

Catalogue no: 1181
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 25 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: 1905
Editor: Publisher: Rotherham & Sons
Dimensions: 210mm x 135mm Condition: Good
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Special Catalogue 1905. Rotherham & Sons, Watch Manufacturers, Coventry Pages 2-15 describe and illustrate 15 watches manufactured by Rotherhams with price of each. Pages 13-14 describe and illustrate two certificates issued by Rotherhams; "First Grade Adjusted Certificate", (equal to the Kew A Certificate), and "Certificate of Adjustment", (better than the Kew B Certificate). Page 16 illustrates "Interchangeable Material Supplied for Repairing all Machine-Made Watches." Page 17, details of "Honours Gained on Every Occasion of Exhibition."
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Grandfather Clocks (Maple & Co)

Catalogue no: 1179
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 10 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1900
Editor: Publisher: Maple & Co.
Dimensions: 215mm x 90mm Condition: Fragile and incomplete
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An incomplete catalogue of longcase clocks made by this firm. Front cover design in Art Nouveau style, rear cover as follows; "Maple & Co's New Galleries and Showrooms Now Open for all kinds of Clocks Including Many Specially Suitable for Wedding, Birthday or Complimentary Presents. The Finest Collection of Clocks in the World. London & Paris The incomplete catalogue describes and illustrates 10 different longcase clocks supplied by this company. Pages 7-8 missing and one page, unnumbered, from a different catalogue.
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Grandfather Clocks. R. & Co. Ltd., London and Paris

Catalogue no: 1178
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 10 Illustrations: 9 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1900
Editor: Publisher: R. & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 90mm Condition: Reasonably good, pp.5-6 missing, pp.7-8 loose
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Cover page as follows; Grandfather Clocks R. & Co. Ltd. London and Paris Wholesale and Export Only Grandfather Clocks The first page states, "The Clocks Cases are London made (except 2) and the movements of finest manufacture, the tubes and gongs of the best quality", etc. and ends, "Mercurial pendulums supplied, extra cost 10 pounds." Pasted onto front page is advert for "Richard & Co., Ltd. - Manufacturers of English and French Clocks of every description, Bronzes and Watches.- Importers of All Kinds of German Clocks and Optical Goods. Patentees of Watch Cases For Motor Cars."
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Grandfather and Bracket Clocks. English Make

Catalogue no: 1177
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 50 Illustrations: 66 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1900
Editor: Publisher: H.Williamson, Limited
Dimensions: 275mm x 110mm Condition: A little dog-eared with some tears, cover dirty and fragile
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Title page as follows; The English Clock Factory, Salisbury. Proprietors:- H.Williamson, Ltd., 81 Farringdon Road, London, E.C. Manufacturers of Grandfather, Bracket, Chime, Lantern, Turret and English Dial Clocks. Every Movement is guaranteed in perfect going order. (included is an illustration of The English Clock Company factory) The first description and illustration (p. 2) is a "Compensated Pendulum for Grandfather Clocks - Constructed on Scientific Principles", (a design influenced by Harrison).
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Antique Clocks - The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company, Ltd.,

Catalogue no: 1176
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 6 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1925
Editor: Publisher: The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company
Dimensions: 190mm x 125mm Condition: Inner pages good, cover dirty and stained
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A booklet advertising antique clocks for sale. "The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company, Ltd., to meet the demand for Genuine Antique Clocks experienced by them, have devoted special attention to the collection of Genuine Specimens of Louis XV., Louis XV1., and Empire Periods. The Company have now a fine collection on View, an inspection of which is invited. MODERATE PRICES. Five French clocks are described and illustrated and one English Mantle clock in the French style by Ganthony.
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Antique Clocks - Websters

Catalogue no: 1175
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 16 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1925
Editor: Publisher: Websters
Dimensions: 165mm x 105mm (folded), 330mm x 310mm (unfolded) Condition: Some torn or missing parts
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A triple folded leaflet advertising antique clocks for sale, the majority being bracket or table clocks. Examples by Quare, Ellicott, Frodsham, Rentzsch and Webster. Included is a short history of "The House of Webster". Much is made of the connection between William Webster and Thomas Tompion. Three illustrations showing two modern Grandmother clocks and a Mantlepiece clock by the firm.
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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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Trade Catalogue and Price List of Watches. Manufactured by the Lancashire Watch Co. Ltd., Prescot, England

Catalogue no: 1170
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Total pages: 76 Illustrations: 72 Language(s): English Publication date: Jan. 1898
Editor: Publisher: Lancashire Watch Company Ltd.
Dimensions: 200mm x 120mm Condition: Good
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An extremely detailed catalogue of the LWC, describing 36 different styles of watch produced by the company, each style with either "Excellent" or "Ordinary" quality movements. Illustartions both of the dial side and movement. Full index on final page
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Georges H. Guinand, Les Brenets, Switzerland. Chronographs, Split Seconds Chronographs, Split Timers, Chronographs Bracelets

Catalogue no: 1171
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 12 Illustrations: 12 Language(s): English Publication date: c. 1927
Editor: Publisher: Georges Henri Guinand
Dimensions: 135mm x 80mm Condition: Good
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Catalogue describes and illustrates 12 watches manufactured by Fabrique D'Horlogerie, "National Park", Georges-Hri Guinand, Les Brenets. Descriptions of watches as follows; 1. 19 Line. Chronograph with Minute Repeater 2. Movement of 19 Line. Chronograph Minute Recorder. Fine Quiality 3. Movement of 19 Line. Chronograph Minute Recorder. Extra Fine Quality 4. 19 Line. Openfaces. Split Seconds Chronograph 5. 20 Line. Hunting Split Seconds Chronograph 6. Newest 20 lines. Split Seconds Chronograph 7. Timer. 17 Line 8. Timer with Permanent Motion system. 18 line.
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