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About herman

Herman Holtzhausen, owner of Holtzhausen Clocks and Music boxes, is a Trade Associate and Representative of the BHI in South Africa.

Membership fees 2016

The membership fees are unchanged for 2016 except the April to December period option has changed a little bit. Joining from/to (month) Amount UK Amount Overseas January – December 2016 £100.00 £125.00 April – December 2016 £75.00 £100.00 July – … Continue reading

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Membership fees 2015

Joining from/to (month) Amount UK* Amount Overseas* January – December 2015 £100.00 £125.00 April – December 2015 £75.00 £94.00 July – December 2015 £50.00 £63.00 Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Bookmark in … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, November – January 2014

Membership fees for 2014:   Joining from/to (month) Amount UK Amount Overseas January – December 2014 £98.00 £123.00 April – December 2014 £74.00 £92.00 July – December 2014 £49.00 £62.00 Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, October 2013

Amongst many interesting articles I thought to highlight this regular one: The Horologist’s Toolbox. “Each month a different horologist describes six of their favourite tools”. This month Roger Smith FBHI speaks about his: Hand Clamping tool. Measuring eye glass. Tongs. … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, September 2013

Fascinating article by Richard Hoptroff titled “Complicated by Choice” on timepiece complications. It runs over pp. 408 and 409 making for difficult scanning. It ends on page 410.       Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, August 2013

It is with sadness that we learnt of Tony Mauer’s (FBHI) passing on 9 May 2013. We hold his wife Isabella and children in our thoughts. Tony was the first to phone and introduce himself to me when he came … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, July 2013

On the front cover of the July issue is the IWC Ingenieur Constant-Force Tourbillon! The Ingenieur is a model first created in the early ’50’s to combat magnetism in wristwatches. “The case is a composite of ceramic and platinum. The … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, June 2013

This month’s Journal content: BHI Council Nominations 2013. Remember to vote please! The Horologist’s Toolbox. First Atomic Pocket watch. The Astronomical Clock at Chartres 3. Baselworld 2013. After DLC. Auction round Up. BHI Accounts. Hamilton & Inches Exhibition. Regulars: Letters; … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, May 2013

First time I lay my clock lover’s eyes on the Junghans Meister Kalender wristwatch on page 216 I felt yes, that is as beautiful as any clock I have seen. I was amazed at the low price the Long case … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, April 2013

Did you read the article on page 168 about the Astronomical Clock at Chartes 1 – fascinating! Also see that horological book dealers, Shenton Books, sold their business to Jeffrey Formby Antiques in Gloucestershire. One can purchase online from www.formby-clocks.co.uk … Continue reading

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