Moderne Kalender und Datums Uhren by Bernard Humbert

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  1. tick talk

    tick talk Registered User

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    Does anyone have this book in German or English? I'd like scans of two pages for a research project. Please pm me. Thanks, Dean
     
  2. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

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    The NAWCC Library http://www.nawcc.org/index.php/library-a-research-center has copies of both and if you are a member they will scan a page for you and email it to you.

    I also personally have copies of both, here are the biliographic details:



    • Title: Modern Calendar Watches [2007 reedition of 1954 second edition]
      SubTitle: Action - Details of Calibers - Repair
    • Author: B. Humbert
    • Publisher: Editions Simonin
      Keywords: complication(s) movement technical practical
      Other Keywords: calendar watch
      ISBN: 2 9700573 1 4
      Language: ENG
      Notes: Textbook on repairing 20th century calendar (wrist)watches, deals mainly with the standard swiss calibers up to 1954
      Edition: 2007 reprint of 1954 4eition -- Copyright: 1954
      Kind: Book
      Type: Watch (general)
      Geographic area: Not Geographic
      Topic: Repair
      Organization: NA/other
      Pages: 123 -- Height in cm: 27
      Print Status: 1 (1 means in print - 2 means out of print)
      Entered By: FMM
      BHM No: 11424

    • Title: Modern Calendar Watches
      SubTitle: Action - Details of Calibers - Repair
    • Author: B. Humbert
    • Publisher: Scriptar
      Keywords: textbook movement practical how-to
      Other Keywords: calendar
      Language: ENG
      Notes: Textbook for Swiss watchmaking schools by the Professor of horology in Bienne on repairing and servicing mid 20th century Swis calendar watch calibers. 190 illustrations, a few advertisements in the back
      Edition: 1954, 2nd edition -- Copyright: 1954
      Kind: Book
      Type: Wrist Watch
      Geographic area: Switzerland
      Topic: Repair
      Organization: NA/other
      Pages: 125 -- Height in cm: 26
      Print Status: 2 (1 means in print - 2 means out of print)
      Entered By: FMM
      BHM No: 9726

    • Title: Moderne Kalender- und Datums-Uhren [Modern Calendar Watches]
      SubTitle: Funktion - Details der Kaliber - Reparatur / Artikelserie as der Schweizerischen Uhrmacher Zeitung 1949-1953
    • Author: B. Humbert
    • Publisher: Editions Simonin
      Keywords: textbook complication(s) advanced practical
      Other Keywords: calader date mechanisms service
      ISBN: 2 9700573 2 1
      Language: GER
      Notes: The text of this textbook on repairing 20thy century Swiss calendar watch calibers was originally written in German and published as a series of articles in a Swiss horological periodical in the early 1950s. At the same time it was also published in French translation in a french language Swiss periodical. Soon thereafter book versions were published in French and in English (but then not in German). This 2007 book is partially a facsimile of the original german articles, partially a "retranslation back into German" from the English book version as the first part of the text never made it into the german language article series. Gives practical how-to advice for repairing, servicing and adjusting swiss calendar watch calibers of the mid 20th century. Illustrated
      Edition: 2007, 1st book edition in German -- Copyright: 1953
      Kind: Book
      Type: Wrist Watch
      Geographic area: Switzerland
      Topic: Repair
      Organization: NA/other
      Pages: 121 -- Height in cm: 27
      Print Status: 1 (1 means in print - 2 means out of print)
      Entered By: FMM
      BHM No: 11590
     
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    Thank-you so much for this info! Email sent...
     

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