By Leslie Philip Pook
This ebook enhances on hand one-make books on family synchronous clocks. it's also a historical past of technology publication that units British household synchronous clocks, their brands and expertise in their social context.
Part I covers the old history, British family synchronous clock brands and types, how synchronous clocks paintings, family synchronous clock situations, functional suggestion at the servicing of household synchronous clocks and research of the promoting and reliability of British family synchronous clocks. This research presents an evidence of the increase and eventual fall in their expertise. half II comprises galleries of a range of British family synchronous clocks and of the pursuits with which they're outfitted. there's a back and front view of every clock, including a quick description. perspectives of every circulation comprise perspectives with the flow in part dismantled, including a quick technical description of the movement.
This profusely illustrated e-book is basically for fellow lovers and relies on an intensive archive of knowledge on family synchronous clocks, their pursuits and their brands. present electric rules suggest that pro clockmakers are reluctant to fix synchronous clocks. in reality, only if they've got no longer been mistreated, synchronous clocks tend to be trustworthy, and rather effortless to maintain.
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British Domestic Synchronous Clocks 1930-1980: The Rise and Fall of a Technology (History of Mechanism and Machine Science) by Leslie Philip Pook