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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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The Standard Time Co. Ltd., Turret Clocks, Electric Systems, Time Signals, Time Balls.

Catalogue no: 1211
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 22 Illustrations: 18 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1912
Editor: Publisher: The Standard Time Co. Ltd.
Dimensions: 205mm x 135mm Condition: Good, cover torn along spine and dirty
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Catalogue accompanied by letter from Standard Time addressed to R. Gardner Esq. Part of which as follows; "We beg to call your attention to our system of supplying Greenwich Time Signals HOURLY direct from Greenwich Observatory upon a bell or Deflecting Needle. The cost is only #3.3.0 per annum---". On a separate headed paper is a list of 11 firms, "A few of the notable Chronometer makers and raters who use our system of Bell signals." The catalogue coprises the following sections; 1. Hourly Synchronising of Clocks, pp.4-5 2. Electric System, pp.6-9
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The Silent Electric Clock Co., Silent Electric Clocks

Catalogue no: 1210
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 48 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: c.1911
Editor: Publisher: The Silent Electric Clock Co.
Dimensions: 135mm x 110mm Condition: Good
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Catalogue E, 2nd Edition, dated December 1911, with descriptions, illustrations and prices. Title page as follows; "Silent Electric Clocks. The Only Perfect System" Contents as follows; 1 p. 3, Preface (A Perfectly Reliable System at a Moderate Price) 2 p. 4, The Economy of Electric Clocks 3 pp. 5-7, The Silent Dial Movement 4 pp. 8-10, The Master Clock Movement 5 pp.11-13, Turret Clocks, prices and particulars 6 p. 14, Municiple Time Service 7 pp. 15-16, Synchronisers and Striking Mechanisms 8 pp. 17-18, Ships' Clocks 9 pp. 19-30, Dials, prices and particulars
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The Princeps Electrical Clock

Catalogue no: 1209
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 24 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): English Publication date: c.1924
Editor: Publisher: Prince's Electrical Clocks Ltd.
Dimensions: 220mm x 140mm Condition: Good, cover a little tired
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Catalogue with separate Price List inserted. Pages 3-9 is devoted to information about the Princeps company and the Princeps System. Page 10-23 is a descriptive catalogue with photographs of the range of Princeps Master Clocks and Slave Dials. Unlike many master clock systems which were designed for factory or office use, the Princeps range has a much more domestic feel with longcase, bracket and mantel examples The "Complete Princeps System" uses a seconds pendulum Master. The "Princeps Cottage System" uses a half seconds mantlepiece Master
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Synchronome Electric Time Service

Catalogue no: 1196
Dewey No: 681.11085 Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 17 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1920
Editor: Publisher: The Synchronome Company, Ltd.
Dimensions: 220 x 140 Condition: Good
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A post Great War catalogue with prices much increased from the 1916 catalogue (BHI 1194). Title page as follows; The Synchronome Company Ltd., 32 & 34, Clerkenwell Road, London E.C. Electric Clocks. Descriptive Catalogue and Price List Includes list of "Honours" and "Contractors to". Pages 2-7, "The History of the "Synchronome" System is the history of the science of modern electrical time service." (illustrated) Pages 8-15, Catalogue and Price List (illustrated), as follows; 1. Controlling Pendulums or Master Clocks
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Synchronome Electric Time Service

Catalogue no: 1193
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 11 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1916
Editor: Publisher: The Synchronome Company, Ltd.
Dimensions: 220mm x 140mm Condition: Good
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Title page as follows; The Synchronome Company Ltd.,(within an art nouveau style illustration), 32 & 34 Clerkenwell Road, London. E.C. Patentee and Managing Director, F.Hope-Jones M.I.E.E. Electric Clocks. Descriptive Pamphlet and Price List There follows a list of government and other bodies to whom Synchronome are contractors, a list of Honours awarded, Agents in Britain and abroad. Pages 2-6 give "The History of the Synchronome System", with illustrations. Pages 3-15 consist of descriptions, illustrations and prices for the following; 1. Controlling Pendulums or Master Clocks
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Church and Turret Clocks

Catalogue no: 1192
Dewey No: Subject(s): Catalogues
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 11 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1920
Editor: Publisher: Wm. Potts & Sons Ltd.
Dimensions: 250mm x 150mm Condition: Good, slightly dog-eared
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Title page as follows; Wm. Potts & Sons Ltd., Clock Makers: Head Office: Guildford Street, Leeds. Factory: 1,2 & 3 Butts Court, Leeds, Yorks. And at 75, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-on Tyne. Pages 2-8 include testimonials and lists of locations (churches, town halls etc.) which have been supplied with a Potts clock. Pages 9-15 give descriptions and illustrations of the type of turret clocks manfactured by Potts, including the "largest clock movement in the Provinces: St. Nicholas' Cathedral, Newcastle-on Tyne." Other clocks as follows;
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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 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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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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