Collection of 12 letters to Ilbert from Francis Buckley

Catalogue no: 1116
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Francis Buckley
Total pages: 24 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1930-33
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Dimensions: Various, 270mm x 205mm largest Condition: Good
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Letters written by Francis Buckley of Tunstead, Greenfield, Yorkshire, between 23rd Sept. 1930 and 28th March 1933. 1. 23/9/1930. Enquiry concerning Windmill watches and their numbering 2. 27/9/1930 Opinions on Windmills watches and numbering. Also attached is a separate paper with list of some Windmills watches and numbers 3. 10/10/1930. More opinions on Windmills watches, also on George Graham watches 4. 15/10/1930 More about Windmills and clock watches 5. 15/11/1930 Information about Ellicott & Co watches and Vulliamy watches. Enquiry abouit Josiah Emery 6. 20/11/1930 Opinion on Emery watch no. 257, also on Graham watches. 7. 26/11/1930 Brief postcard with thoughts on bankruptsy and watchmakers including Earnshaw and Peter Garon 8. 7/1/1931 Information and opinions on Emery watches and the lever escapement. Also watch by Charles Halley 9. 9/1/1931 Information on three Leroux watches.. Also comments on the contemporary reputation of 18th century watchmakers. Information about the collection of Abram Riley of Bramley 10. 25/2/1931 Information on Ellicott & Taylor. Secret marks to deter watch thieves and scratch marks to assist watch makers during manufacture 11. 2/5/1931 Comment on Gray/Vulliamy watch numbering. Information on Dan. & Thos. Grignion 12. 28/3/1933 Opinion on the partnership of Tompion & Banger and Tompion & Graham. Also two "lost" Banger watches
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