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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 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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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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"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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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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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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