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The term "Foreign" was applied to goods imported into the UK to comply with the UK Import Act of 1926
Is that US or Imperial measure?
$20 would get between three and four pints of beer in the UK
The UK pint is Imperial measue ie 20 fluid oz
The US pint is 16 fluid oz
Do they all chime?
Is it worth havng a separate Watch Papers and samplers section under Watches?
It could cover American, Foreign and anything in between
A Church tower clock with a deadbeat escapment and a twelve foot pendulum giving it a two second tick
It has a calming effect on me no matter how...
I agree, that is why I was vague and did not say a watch had definitely been any where
Trains running on time was a big selling point
It also meant the railroad could run more trains over a line in a day
Watch papers can give an idea where the watch has been
I wondered if No2 was made by a sweetheart
I do not think we will ever know who W.W was
The name K Serkisoff comes up regularly when people talk about Billodes or the Turkish market in the late 1880s / early 1900s
Can any one post a...
It looks like a puzzle desgned for Clock and Watch enthusiasts
Ideal for lockdown
I have had a watch go a lot faster than that when the balance broke
It did twenty four hours in less than a minute
I have not read the book
I would have thought that by 1911 "modern" signalling systems using block working would prevent two trains being on the...
I can read the second watchpaper
Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World lists:-
Campbell Alexander Brooklyn USA c1840- 1850