Courtenay Ilbert Archive

La Fabrication Horlogerie aux Etats-Unis

Catalogue no: 1174
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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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Factors Minimum Prices for Shopkeepers and Dealers

Catalogue no: 1173
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 19 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Mar. 2nd, 1891
Editor: Publisher: Waltham Watch Co.
Dimensions: 165mm x 100mm Condition: Good
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Published by the Waltham Co, this small booklet is, "For Factors Use Only". Title page as follows; For Factors Use Only Factors Minimum Prices for Shopkeepers and Dealers According to Agreement July 1st, 1890. Subject to 2, 1/2% Cash March 2nd, 1891 The booklet lists the entire range of Waltham watches over 12 pages, with the minimum retail price allowed by Waltham under the agreement of 1/7/1890. p. 15, "Important Notice". Informs factors how to purchase genuine spare parts and warns watchmakers against the use of imitation material.
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The History of the Jules Jurgensen Watches

Catalogue no: 1165
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 33 Illustrations: 24 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1925
Editor: Publisher: Jules Jurgensen
Dimensions: 140mm x 105mm Condition: Good
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A booklet produced by Jurgensen, their card being pasted inside front cover; "With the compliments of Chronometrie Jules Jurgensen. Bienne, Switzerland" The history and achievements of the business is described in 7 pages. The rest of the booklet is devoted to photographs of individuals, premises, the Jurgensen Museum and watches. C. Ilbert has written in pencil on front cover; c.1914. However, the latest watch illustrated inside is 1925.
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Advertisement of the Adoption of a Trade Mark by E. Dent & Co., Watch, Chronometer, Astronomical and Turret Clock Manufacturers

Catalogue no: 1163
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 29 Illustrations: 16 Language(s): English Publication date: 1879
Editor: Publisher: E.Dent & Co.
Dimensions: 240mm x 150mm Condition: Fragile, cover torn at spine
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A pamphlet issued, "In Pursuance of the Trades Marks' Act, 1875" "Messrs. E. Dent & Co. beg to notify to their friends and the public, that for the purpose of preventing fraudulent imitation of the horological and other instruments of their manufacture, they have found it necessary to protect them by a distinctive "Mark", and have, therefore, under the above Act, registered the device DENT (within triangle). Every instrument constructed by them, after and including No. 38,000, has this "Mark", and without it any instrument will be spurious."
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Prices of Watches and Clocks Manufactured by James McCabe, Royal Exchange, Cornhill, London

Catalogue no: 1164
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Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 4 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1860
Editor: Publisher: James McCabe
Dimensions: 280mm x 210mm Condition: Fragile, page(s?) missing
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Remains of a price list that may have been part of a larger catalogue. Prices given for 35 watches and 9 clocks. A break in the nubering idicates a missing page or pages. Illustration of four watch sizes, 4,6,8 and 10. List ends with a "Caution to Purchasers" as follows; "Watches of a very inferior quality NOT made by James McCabe, but fraudulently marked with his name, are now being offered for sale in India and elsewhere; Purchasers are therefore advised to exercise caution, and to buy only of repectable traders."
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Two Photographs of a Continental Clock

Catalogue no: 1155
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Total pages: Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: 1952
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Dimensions: 110mm x 80mm Condition: Good
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A small card folder containing two photographs of a very small continental pendulum controlled clock under a glass dome (cracked). Note inside by Ilbert, "From S.A.Bedini, July 1952"
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A List of the Liverymen of the Company of Clockmakers

Catalogue no: 1154
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Unknown
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Dimensions: 335mm x 210mm Condition: Good
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A List of such of the Freemen of London as are Liverymen of the Company of Clockmakers, Entitled to Vote at Elections in Common Hall Undated but probably first half of 20th century.
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Comparison Graph showing Watch Output of Tompion, Graham, Quare, Ellicott and Mudge

Catalogue no: 1153
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Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Unknown
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Dimensions: 370mm x 240mm Condition: Good
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A rather confusing comparison graph with details and comments on these makers.
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Pencil Sketches of Watch Pillars and Clock Hands

Catalogue no: 1152
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Author(s): G.H.Baillie
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: Yes Language(s): English Publication date: unknown
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Dimensions: 330mm x 240mm Condition: good
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Pencil sketches on graph paper. Note on rear, "G.H.Baillie's Sketches of Watch Pillars and Traces of Hands" There are 19 sketches of pillars and 10 traces of hands fo single handed clocks Included is a bookplate (90mm x 60mm) with crest of Baillie family and the name Granville Hugh Baillie.
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Indenture

Catalogue no: 1151
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Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1801
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Dimensions: 200mm x 200mm Condition: Good
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An Indenture giving the following apprenticeship details: "This Indenture Witnesseth, That Davis Delauney, Son od David Delauney of Pelham Street in the Parish of Christ Church Spitalfields, Weaver, doth put himself apprentice to John Clavering Lowrie of Stoke Newington, Watchmaker, to learn his Art," etc. Cost of apprenticeship 20 pounds, paid for by a charity Date of commencement, 9th June, 1801
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