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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, January 2013

All the best for 2013! The year is well on its way and the December festivities are but a distant memory. As horologists, clock and watch enthusiasts and makers we don’t mind though do we? Our passion is about observing … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, January 2012

In a new six part series on hints and tips, John Moorhouse MBHI discusses what to look out for when buying a watch and clockmakers’ lathe. In this month and next month’s issues he discusses types and sizes, condition, accessories, … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, November 2011.

In his article “Nag’s Head Striking” on page 494, John Robey points to the interesting fact that a Nag’s Head is called a “Storchenschnabel/Storchschnabel” or Stork’s beak/Pelican’s beak in German, and a “Bokkepoot” or Goat’s foot/Deer’s foot in Dutch. Recommend on Facebook … Continue reading

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