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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, December 2012

The sale of the late Dr George Daniels’ CBE extraordinary horological collection was highly anticipated. Sotheby’s conducted the sale on 6 November in Bond street. The image included here is on the back page of December’s Journal. It is an … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, November 2012

The November issue reflects amongst others on the 31st Hong Kong Watch  and Clock Fair Fair 2012. As a parent of two young children the BURG Watch-phone (pictured) caught my eye. This Dutch designed watch/phone features a useful tracking capability … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, July 2012

The Hour Bell of the Palace of Westminster (Big Ben) will ring 40 times between 8:12 and 8:15 tomorrow morning 27 July to herald the start of the Olympic Games in London 2012. This will be amplified by simultaneous, nationwide bell … Continue reading

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2011 BHI visit to South Africa.

The British Horological Institute in the person of Mr. Geoff Armitage, Vice-Chairman of the BHI and Director: Standards, will be visiting South Africa from 16 November to 8 December 2011. Are you interested in meeting Geoff for purposes of being … Continue reading

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Mr. G.D. Armitage BA, MBHI, ACR.

Congratulations Geoff, on being re-elected as Vice-Chairman to the BHI. Geoff is also Director: Standards at the BHI and visited us last year when quite a few members were graded. He may be paying us a visit again later this … Continue reading

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British Horological Journal, March 2011.

This month’s cover story is on Greubel-Forsey. This English French partnership has developed the Quadruple Tourbillon, Invention Piece 2. “Stephen Forsey followed what seems to have become the standard path for the aspiring young English watchmaker. He did well in … Continue reading

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This is for you!

Dear Members and members of the BHI I sent an e-mail to all of you this morning with a link to this, our brand new site. Please keep in mind that I can quite easily create a user profile for … Continue reading

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