Electrical Horology

Largest Electric Clock. Extract from "Electrical Engineer"

Catalogue no: 1223
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: 7/10/1910
Editor: Publisher: Electrical Engineer
Dimensions: 330mm x 215mm Condition: Page folded with some tears
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A contemporary account of the "Waiting Train" movement manufactured by Messrs. Gent & Co, Leicester, and installed in The Royal Liver Insurance Co. building in Liverpool. Includes an illustration of the movement and another of a pair of hands with a man standing alongside for comparison.
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L'Appareillage electrique pour le Controle et l'Observation des Montres

Catalogue no: 1222
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): A. Walti
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 3 Language(s): French Publication date: 1919
Editor: E. Magron Publisher: Bibliotheque Horlogere
Dimensions: 145mm x 90mm Condition: Generally good, pages yellowed
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A small pamphlet written by Alfred Walti of the "Maison Favarger & Co., Neuchatel. Page 2 is an advertisement for Favarger & Cie., Successeurs de Hipp et de Peyer. Details given of prizes awarded and of 6 products of this company; 1. Compteurs Electro-Chronometriques. 2. Stations Centrales D'Unification Electrique de L'Heure pour Villes 3. Horloges-Meres Electriques et a Poids 4. Horloges-Meres et Secondaires avec Contacts 5. Horloges-Meres de Precision 6. Chronoscopes et Chronographes
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The Crystal Clock

Catalogue no: 1218
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): W.A.Marrison
Total pages: 11 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): English Publication date: Aug. 1930
Editor: Publisher: Bell Telephone System
Dimensions: 230mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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Transcript of lecture given by Marrison to the National Acadamy of Sciences, Washington D.C., on 29th April, 1930 Cover page reads; Bell Telephone System Technical Publications. August 1930. Monograph B-505 The Crystal Clock by W.A.Marrison, Bell Telephone Laboratories. A Description of a New Clock Utilizing the Vibration of a Quartz Crystal Instead of a Pendulum and Providing Means for the Precision Measurement of Time and Time Interval Publication includes 4 photographs and 6 diagrams On rear cover; Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated 463 West Street, New York
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The Reason Manufacturing Co. Limd. (photocopy of letter)

Catalogue no: 1217
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): (Signature undeciphered)
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): English Publication date: 9/8/1898
Editor: Publisher: The Reason Manufacturing Co.
Dimensions: 295mm x 210mm Condition: Good
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Not an original document but a photocopy of the original letter. Letter addressed to Mr G. Pheby, 53 Bramber Road, West Kensington, London W. Letter offers a job to Pheby as a lathe and vice hand at 6d. Per hour. Address of Reason Co. given as 111 & 112, Gloster Road, Brighton. Included is a present day (2010) photograph of the Reason Co. premises
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The Standard Time Co. Ltd., Estimate (Photocopies of original)

Catalogue no: 1216
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 3 Illustrations: 3 Language(s): English Publication date: 8/4/1913
Editor: Publisher: The Standard Time Co. Ltd.
Dimensions: 420mm x 300mm Condition: Good
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N.B. Not original papers but photocopies of original An Estimate from The Standard Time Co., dated April 8th, 1913, for; "Proposed Installation of Electric Clocks at Pontypridd Station." Details of the proposed installation include the following sections; Station Masters Office North End (Ladies Waiting Room) Inspectors Office South End Signal Boxes Platforms Gents. Lavatory, South End Final page gives details of electric power source. Signed for the Standard Time Co. by C.Riches. Sec. Stamped by the Taff Vale Railway, "Accepted", 9/5/1913
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The Synchronome Co. Ltd. Send you this Christmas Greeting

Catalogue no: 1214
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): Unknown (possibly Frank Hope-Jones)
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): English Publication date: 1926
Editor: Publisher: The Synchronome Company, Ltd.
Dimensions: 270mm x 190mm Condition: Good
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Both a Christmas Greeting card and propaganda for the Synchronome Company. The front page has a poem in Latin with its translation by the late K. Hope-Jones, "To mortal thought Is given no power to stay etc." Also contrasts, "two outstanding achievements of the Synchronome Co. at the opposite ends of the scale of horological effort." ie. The Liberty's clock and the installation of the second free pendulum at Greenwich. The inner pages consist of a full page colour print of the Liberty clock and a full page description.
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Synchronome Systems. John Tann Group.

Catalogue no: 1215
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 4 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1973
Editor: Publisher: Synchronome Co. Ltd.
Dimensions: 295mm x 210mm Condition: Mostly good, diagram with sellotape stains
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Folder of papers and diagrams relating to a master clock and programme unit installed in Culford School (near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk). The typewritten pages consist of the following; Programmme Controller. Instructions for Erection, Setting Up Programme and Setting to Time (Metal Case Type and Polished Hardwood Case Type. Alterations to Sounding Programme Setting Up Programme where no Programme has been Arranged The Reserve Master Clock Instructions for the erection of Reserve Master Clock Diagrams include the following; Instruction Print For Programme Controller Class Change System
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The "B.O.P" Electric Master Clock

Catalogue no: 1213
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): Adsum
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 18 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1930
Editor: Publisher: Boy's Own Paper?
Dimensions: 255mm x 200mm Condition: Good
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Consists of pages cut from two issues of a magazine, possibly the Boy's Own Paper. Describes the construction of a Hipp Toggle type master clock and slave dial using Meccano gears. Included also is a typewritten paper, "The "B.O.P." Electric Master Clock, Parts and Prices." All parts are listed but prices missing.
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Instructions for Erection and Maintenance of Smith Electric Half-Minute Impulse Clocks

Catalogue no: 1212
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1950
Editor: Publisher: English Clock Systems Limited
Dimensions: 225mm x 140mm Condition: Good
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This small booklet (1-8-43 Revised Edition) comprises the following; 1. A description of the system and its parts - Wiring, Battery, Master Clock and Slave Dials, pp.2-3 2. Installation and Maintenance - Master Clock, Regulation, Battery, Breakdowns, pp.3-6 3. A photograph of Master Clock mechanism together with a detailed drawing of same. In addition to title, also on front cover; English Clock Systems Limited. Industrial branch of Smith's English Clocks Ltd., 57-63, Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, London, N.1
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Master Clocks. The G & J Electric Clock System

Catalogue no: 1208
Dewey No: Subject(s): Electrical Horology
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 3 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1955
Editor: Publisher: Gillett & Johnston Limited
Dimensions: 220mm x 165mm Condition: Good
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Leaflet IC 200 A description with photograph (late style case) of the Gillett & Johnston Master Clock. 2nd page contains Diagrammatic Layouts of both the Master Clock Movement and the Dial Movement, together with descriptions of their operating action.
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