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If you’re having a Zoom meeting, why not share it with others? Zoom can usually handle as many as 100 participants at once. It’s a great way to meet and share with other members – around the world! Post your meeting dates, times, and sign-in information here.

If you’d like to have a Zoom meeting, but need a presentation, check out our Zoom Meeting Speakers’ Bureau: https://mb.nawcc.org/threads/zoom-meeting-speakers-bureau.174795/

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I will send a link to this thread to our chapter president.

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Good afternoon, all!

This just in from Tim Schulz of Chapter 160, the Boulder (CO) Horological Society:

A reminder that the December Boulder Horological Society Zoom lunch has been scheduled for this Thursday, 12/10/2020 at noon, Mountain Time. The invitation is at the end of this email. The theme is complications or interesting time displays but of course we like to see anything you have to show or talk about. I scheduled the meeting to start at 11:30am but won't start recording until 12. Screen sharing by all participants will be enabled and we can use the first 30 minutes to practice and resolve issues. Feel free to login at any time. Also, if you have headphones with a microphone I would suggest using it as your voice quality will be much better and the background noise will be greatly reduced. Some of us have hearing problems so I am looking into adding a paid real time closed captioning service to the meetings. In the meantime I have enabled automatic closed captioning to our videos on YouTube. This is a free artificial intelligence based feature of YouTube that happens after a video is uploaded. It works surprisingly well but sometimes generates amusing errors. When you launch one of our recordings you will see a little box with "CC" in it on the bottom of the screen. Click on that and the captioning (USA English) will appear. I can edit the captions to correct the errors and might do so in the future.
Here is the link to the edited recording of last month's gathering whose topic was the brand Longines:


Best wishes, Tim Schulz Secretary/Treasurer Boulder Horological Society NAWCC Chapter 160


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Coming up next Wednesday, December 16

By permission of Chapter 8 in New England:

Striking System
of the
Chelsea Ships Bell Movement​


Please join us on Wednesday evening, December 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. to hear Nick Butt, a member of the Repair/Restoration Department at Chelsea Clock discuss the striking system of the Chelsea Ship's Bell movement. His talk will cover what the system is composed of, how parts are manufactured, how they work together, and how they are assembled. He will also provide useful tips on what to do and what not to do when diagnosing an issue with the striking system.
To register, please follow this link:
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Nick Butt​

Nick is a member of the Repair/Restoration Department at Chelsea Clock. He has been with the company since 2013. While there, he has apprenticed under Bob Ockenden and Bhupat Patel. He is also on the Board of Directors for AWCI as their Secretary and is also a member of the Clock Education Committee.

Nick began his clock making journey by attending Berks Career and Tech Center in the Machinist/Toolmaker and CNC machining course. After graduation, he attended Berklee College of Music. Upon graduation, he re-entered the machining field and after an extensive interview process, began working for Chelsea Clock. Since then, he has been an active member in the local and national AWCI organization and has spoken at the NAWCC national convention.
 
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Coming up on Sunday, December 13!
Pocket Watch Holders with Ernie Lopez

By permission of the Seattle Area Chapters (NOTE: They are doing these every other week!):

The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST. All are welcome to join.
Our 18th ZOOM meeting will be Sunday Dec 13. Our program this week will review a personal collection of about 300 antique pocket watch holders from the late 18[SUP]th[/SUP] Century to the present including historically significant holders.
Note that we will take a break and not meet Dec 27 but will be back Jan 10.

If you have previously registered for our meetings, then your registration is valid and the link you received previously is good for this and upcoming meetings.
If you have not yet registered, then follow the link below.
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Horological Happenings in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
 

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Coming up on Saturday, December 12

Please Consider Joining in on Chapter 106 ZIA Sundials December 12th Zoom Meeting!​

Our program for this month will be presented by Andrew Baron, proprietor of Santa Fe’s Alpine Clock Repair. Due to his extraordinary skills, Andrew was recruited to restore the Maillardet writer/draftsman automaton at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The Automaton, donated to the Institute by the descendants of John Penn Brock in 1928, was in a sad state of disrepair and had limited functionality prior to Andrew’s 2007 intervention. Some of our members have seen this program and Andrew has agreed to present it again due to popular demand.
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Thanks. Hope to see you Saturday.
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Coming up on Sun., Jan. 10: Waltham Chronographs and the 14 size Lugrin patent

This just in from our friends in the Seattle area:

The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST. All are welcome to join.
Our next ZOOM meeting will be Sunday Jan 10, 2021. We will be taking a break for the Holidays. Our first program of the New year will be a review of the Waltham Chronographs and in particular the 14 size Lugrin patent.

If you have previously registered for our meetings, then your registration is valid and the link you received previously is good for this and upcoming meetings.
If you have not yet registered, then follow the link below.
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Horological Happenings in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
 
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Coming Soon: Mary Jane Dapkus on Benjamin Banneker, sponsored by Chapter 8 !

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Upcoming presentations sponsored by Chapter 8 in New England (all at 7:30 PM EST):


January 20, 2021 – Mary Jane Dapkus

Benjamin Banneker, Early African American Astronomer, Philomath, and Clockmaker




February 17, 2021 - Andy Dervan

Evolution of Simon Willard’s Patent Time Process






March 17, 2021 – Chris Carey

Waltham 1899/1908 Model – Ab Ovo Usque Ad Mala




April 21, 2021 – Mary Jane Dapkus

Researching Joseph Ives (1782-1862) and the Looking Glass Clock




Thanks to Rick Saul for this information!
 

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Coming up on December 26 at 7 PM PST!

All NAWCC members are welcome to join us on Saturday 12/26/2020 7pm PST for our Dec Chapter 136 Zoom meeting.
This month our program will be presented by Ernie Lopez, Director of the West Coast Clock and Watch museum. He will be giving us a virtual tour of some of the items on display there. The Museum is currently closed due to the pandemic so this will give everyone a chance to see some of the pieces displayed there. If we have time for a show and tell, have something ready to show us! I will open the Zoom session at 6:30 pm PST to allow everyone time to get connected and test their sound and video. Hope to see you there!

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Thanks for posting these Tim, I've been watching for the re-schedule of Ken Reindell's Self Winding clock Repair meeting.
Will it be posted here? And is there a way I can make sure I don't miss it in case I don't catch it here? (I've added this thread to my watch list with email notices of new postings.)
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Good afternoon, Dave!

The Ken Reindel presentation on SWCC has not yet been rescheduled. As soon as I hear something on it, I will post it here. And, I'll do my best to try to remember to PM you on it as well.

Best regards!

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Next BHS Zoom Lunch Scheduled for January 14th, 2021 12 noon Mountain Time

Season's Greetings from the Boulder Horological Society! A bit late but there are a few days left...

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McClintock Clock on the Pearl Street Mall, maintained by BHS members.

I have scheduled the next Zoom lunch for the second Thursday of January (14th) at noon, our traditional meeting time. Because of the flexibility of virtual meetings, different times/days/frequencies are real options and I would like your suggestions and feedback. The Zoom invitation is at the end of this message.

The theme for this session is Japanese Horology - Seiko, Citizen, Casio and others but primarily Seiko.

Most of us wrist watch collectors have/have had a few Seikos in the collection. My first watch was a value priced Seiko mechanical in the mid 60's with a blue dial. I think it suffered a wet and rusty end as I probably wore it in the pool and the ocean. Anyway I will present my Seiko marine chronometer collection and let others show their watches.

We would also like to know if you have a favorite website, reference, or specialist. Also dominant on the scene is Citizen which was an important supplier to Bulova and eventually bought and still owns the brand. Casio is a contemporary favorite with their G-Shock line but they were early in the market with environmental sensors such as temperature and barometric pressure. I went through a couple of their watches with altimeters in the late 80's.

Anyway I have scheduled the meeting to start at 11:30am but will start recording and presenting at 12 noon. That way we have time to get oriented and such. I hope to not have to edit the recording afterwards as I have found that to be very time intensive. That is why I have been slow to upload some of our past recordings.

Screen sharing by all participants will be enabled and we can use the first 30 minutes to practice and resolve issues. Feel free to login at any time.

Also, if you have headphones with a microphone I would suggest using it as your voice quality will be much better and the background noise will be greatly reduced. I will send another message when I get additional recordings uploaded. If you have questions, suggestions or comments email me at:

boulder.horological.society@gmail.com

Best wishes, Tim Schulz Secretary/Treasurer Boulder Horological Society NAWCC Chapter 160


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Topic: Boulder Horological Society Zoom Lunch 7
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Coming Monday, January 4:
American Clock Movements:
Restoration
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This month, our Denver Chapter 21 Monday program presented via Zoom will be “American Clock Movements: Restoration Nightmares.” It will cover some of the tough issues encountered when servicing many of the commonly encountered American-made movements that we all know and love. It will also include some advice and direction on how to overcome these issues. We’ll include discussions about main wheels, mainspring selection, verges, suspension spring problems, trundle wear, challenging bushings, and much more. Informative references and outside reading recommendations will also be provided. We hope to see you Monday!

The meeting will begin at

Zoom at 7:00 P.M. MST (6 PM Pacific, 8 PM Central, 9 PM Eastern)

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Coming Sunday, January 17: Appraising Watches & Clocks – maybe even appraising yours!

NAWCC NJ Chapter 25 – Jan. 17, 2021 Zoom Meeting
Happy Holiday’s to All,
Happy New Year to all members and friends of NAWCC NJ Chapter 25.
Our next SPECIAL Virtual Zoom Chapter Meeting will be on January 17, 2021 from 10 am – 12 Noon EST (7 AM PST, 8 AM MST, 9 AM CST).
We hope you will all agree that this Zoom Meeting is going to be a SPECIAL one, because Past Pres. Yair Segev has arranged for David Sperling, an expert Clock and Watch Appraiser to speak about such appraisals and to conduct some appraisal discussions of clocks or watches that you bring to and show during his presentation. See David’s credentials at About Us: David Sperling, Clock Appraiser - Bernards Appraisal .
The Meeting Agenda is as follows:
1. Opening remarks by George Hart, President of NAWCC NJ Chapter 25 and introduction of David Sperling.
2. David will speak on 1) what it means to be an appraiser and 2) how he goes about doing an appraisal of a clock, pocket watch or wristwatch.
3. David will conduct a discussion of clocks and watches that members show at the meeting to be appraised, and if that member has also provided in advance some general or specific information about the item ahead of time, then he will talk about that item, its history and how it has fared in the current marketplace.
4. David will conduct an open discussion of any timepiece that anyone brings to the meeting to show or even just to ask questions about horological valuations.

While this Meeting has been planned to be a Special one, it doesn’t depend solely on David’s expertise. We as members should plan ahead and send in a photo, information and questions about a timepiece you would like appraised or discussed as to its value. Please email me at jhoustehjr67@gmail.com with your advance photos & info.
Also, David wanted us to know that his presentation will not include any discussion about parts or repairs of timepieces, as he doesn’t have experience with such horological topics.

David has been doing this type of appraisal work since 2006 and has authored articles in the NAWCC Bulletin. He is also an appraiser with the websites valuemystuff.com and mearto.com . He is also co-owner of About Us | Antique American Clocks | Father and Son | 201-213-1483 . In preparation for the Meeting, please visit these websites.

We also hope that Chapter 25 Members will invite their friends, who an interest in Horology and other chapter members.
Once again, Past President Yair Segev is graciously providing his online Zoom account to host the meeting, and the login info is:
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For those of you who couldn’t attend the last virtual meetings, they continue to be very informational, educational and quite enjoyable.
It’s that time of the year again! If you haven’t yet mailed in your 2021 dues, PLEASE mail your $10.00 Dues as soon as possible! Please make your check payable to NAWCC NJ Chapter 25 and send it to Jerry Medina, Treasurer – NAWCC NJ Chapter 25, 22 Woodland Rd., Chatham, NJ 07928-2073. Thank you.
We are really looking forward to this SPECIAL Meeting and hope many of you will be able to sign in on January 17th, between 10 am and 12 Noon!
Jim Housten
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Coming up on Sunday, January 17: New Seth Thomas Precision Clock at NAWCC Museum

Our first Chapter 190 Zoom meeting of 2021 is scheduled for Sunday January 17.

The link you need to join the meeting is below:


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The meeting will start at 11:00 AM PST (Noon MST, 1PM CST, 2PM EST) with John Cote presenting a talk on an important new Seth Thomas acquisition by the NAWCC Museum. John Cote is a Director of the NAWCC and Chair of the Development Committee.

The presentation will be followed by a Show and Tell period, allowing members and guests to show us what projects they have been working on or what horological objects they have collected since we last met. The meeting will end at approximately 12:30.

If you are unfamiliar with Zoom and need some help before the meeting, please let me know.

I'm looking forward to a large turnout for this meeting. I think it will be fun!



Best Regards,
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Coming on January 24: Rendezvous at the Prague Astronomical Clock!

The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST (2PM MST, 3PM CST, 4PM EST). All are welcome to join.
Our next ZOOM meeting will be Sunday Jan 24, 2021. Bob Pritzker of Toronto will present a program on the Prague Astronomical Clock
The following scheduled meeting would be Feb 7, but that is Super Bowl Sunday and we will take a break.
If you have previously registered for our meetings, then your registration is valid and the link you received previously is good for this and upcoming meetings.
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Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Horological Happenings in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
 

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NOT a Zoom Chapter Meeting, but a FREE Zoom TALK, Feb 23:


From NAWCC member Bill Ward: On Tues. Feb 23, at 12 N EST, Elizabeth Fox of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia will give a Zoom talk on Isaiah Lukens of Philadelphia, son of Seneca Lukens, of (what's now) Montgomery County, PA. The Athenaeum has a spectacular 12 ft tallcase clock by Isaiah, originally from a Philadelphia bank.

 

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REMINDER: Mary Jane Dapkus on Benjamin Banneker WEDNESDAY at 7:30 PM EST
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Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806)
Early African-American
Astronomer, Philomath, and Clockmaker​


Please join us on Wednesday evening, January 20, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. to hear Mary Jane Dapkus, Independent History Researcher and Author discuss the misinformation about Banneker's life and work has appeared in print. In her talk Mary Jane will attempt to dispel some of it and to trace what is known about Banneker's extraordinary journey from tobacco farmer to astronomer, almanac maker, and surveyor who earned the respect of some of Colonial America's greatest scientific minds. She will also attempt to describe the one and only clock known to have been produced by Banneker.

To register, please follow this link:
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Mary Jane Dapkus enjoyed a career as an analyst in the environmental science field before serving briefly as curator of the American Clock & Watch Museum (ACWM) in Bristol, CT. An independent history researcher specializing in early American clockmaking, her articles have appeared in the NAWCC's Clock & Watch Bulletin, the Cog Counters' Journal, and in the ACWM;'s Timepiece Journal, of which she also serves as editor. Together with the late Snowden Taylor, she is co-author of the book Antebellum Shelf Clock Making in Farmington and Unionville Villages, CT (NAWCC, 2019). Her latest book, Joseph Ives (1782-1862) and the Looking Glass Clock (ACWM 2020), is now available, with 100% of the proceeds going to benefit the ACWM. (For further information, or to obtain a copy, please phone the Museum at 860-583-6070, or email: info@clockmuseum.org).


Coming Up

February 17, 2021 - Andy Dervan
"Evolution of Simon Willard’s Patent Time Process"

March 17, 2021 - Chris Carey
"Waltham 1899/1908 Model; Ab Ovo Usque Ad Mala"

April 21, 2021 - Mary Jane Dapkus
"Researching Joseph Ives (1782-1862) and the Looking Glass Clock"
 
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Recordings of your Zoom Meetings?

If you have recordings of your Zoom meetings that you are willing to share, please let me know by PM or at torr286@aol.com

We can add them to our Venmo listing so that members can access them any time in the future.

Thanks!

Best regards!

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Saturday, February 6, 12:30 PM CST: Andy Dervan on Patti Clocks

Dixie Chapter 16 is inviting you to attend our upcoming program meeting via Zoom. Meeting is Saturday, February 6th at 12:30 pm Central.

Andy Dervan will be presenting the program: Patti Clocks - History and description of Patti clocks produced by Welch & Spring Co. and later E.N. Welch Co. The Zoom link is below.

If you have never used Zoom you may want to check out this video

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Dixie Chapter 16 NAWCC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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Coming Up: SUNDAY, Jan 24, 2021 02:00 PM CST: Elgin Time presented by Bill Briska

“Why did the Elgin National Watch Company go out of business?” The answer is complex, and the causes are many. To kick off publication of the 2nd edition of the book Elgin Time: A History of the Elgin National Watch Company author Bill Briska will be featured via Zoom to answer this often-asked question.

Noon PST, 1 PM MST, 2 PM CST, 3 PM EST

The 2nd printing of the book includes more photos and details on the pension fight that were not included in the first edition. Purchase it from our online store.

Please register for this event, Zoom details will be emailed to you.

 

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Sunday, Feb. 21, 11 AM PST: Restoring an Early 19th Century Austrian Portico Clock
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Chapter 190 ZOOM Meeting Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:00 AM PST, NOON MST, 1PM CST, 2PM EST

Restoration of an Early 19th Century Austrian Portico Clock

Zoom link details to follow

Best Regards,
David Spong,
President, NAWCC Chapter 190
 
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Sunday, Feb 21: West Coast Clock Museum Part 1

ZOOM Seattle Chapters Feb 21 West Coast Clock Museum Part 1
Seattle Area Chapters ZOOM Meetings

West Coast Clock Museum Part I” presented by Ernie Lopez



The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST, 2PM MST, 3PM CST, 4PM EST.
All are welcome to join.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT THESE ARE HELD AT 1:00 PM PACIFIC STANDARD TIME! So adjust your joining time appropriately!

If you have previously registered for our meetings, then your registration is valid and the link you received previously is good for this and upcoming meetings.

If you have not yet registered, then follow the link below.

 

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Sunday, March 21, 11AM PST: History of the English Watch
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Chapter 190 ZOOM Meeting Sunday, March 21, 2021 11:00 AM PST, NOON MST, 1PM CST, 2PM EST


History of the English Watch

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Sunday, April 18, 11AM PST: Building a Watch Collection
ZOOM Building a Watch Collection
Chapter 190 ZOOM Meeting Sunday, April 18, 2021 11:00 AM PST, NOON MST, 1PM CST, 2PM EST



Building a Watch Collection

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Monday, Jan. 25, 7PM MST: Repairing Telechron Electric Ship's Bell Clocks

The business meeting will begin sharply at 7:00 P.M. Everyone is invited to log on at 6:45 to check audio/video. Minutes of the January 4, 2021 meeting are available on the Chapter 21 Blog: . Following the business meeting, around 7:45 P.M., Ken Reindel will present on the topic: Repairing Telechron Electric Ships Bell clocks. If you google the topic, you will quickly learn how stumped folks are with this model. They call it everything from the "Telechron Mistake" to "not worth fixing" to "they just don't make any sense," etc. etc.

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Bottom line is that folks just don’t understand them. Many folks just eventually give up and shut off the strike, which is really a shame. Yes, there are some challenging aspects, but once you see what those challenging things are, some guidance on how to repair, assemble and set them up, your odds of getting good results will skyrocket. Or, at least you will know what needs to be done! And really, there are only a couple of common failure modes to deal with.

We hope you will join Chapter 21 and this interesting topic.

Topic: Chapter 21 January 25, 2021 Monthly Meeting

Jan 25, 2021, 6 PM PST, 7 PM MST, 8 PM CST, 9 PM EST

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Manage Your Zooms!

It can get a little complex and even confusing trying to keep track of the Zoom meetings you'd like to attend.

There is a solution: Go to the EVENTS tab on the NAWCC main site (or at the top of this page), and you'll see everything listed in chronological order:


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TONIGHT! 7PM PST Chapter 136 Zoom Meeting: Seth Thomas Restoration

All NAWCC members are welcome to join us on Saturday 1/23/2021 7pm PST for our Dec Chapter 136 Zoom meeting.
This month our program I will be presenting a restoration project of a Seth Thomas mantel clock with focus on polishing adamantine and applying gold leaf.
We will be taking the first part of our meeting for some officer election business for the new year.
I will open the Zoom session at 6:30 pm PST to allow everyone time to get connected and test their sound and video. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, January 23: 7PM PST, 8PM MST, 9PM CST, 10PM EST


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Sunday March 7: Darrah Artzner on Rockford 18S watches.

The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST, 2PM MST, 3PM CST, 4PM EST. All are welcome to join.
Our next ZOOM meeting will be Sunday March 7, 2021. Darrah Artzner of Chapter 139 (Houston TX) will present a program on Rockford 18S watches. They will be presented in order to show their early grading schemes, jewelling, finishes, general production numbers, and details that differentiate those models having similar features from one another.

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ICYMI: Elgin presentation from January 24. NOW ON YouTube
VIRTUAL EVENT – Elgin Time Presented By Bill Briska now available on YouTube
Why did the Elgin National Watch Company go out of business? Was it management? Was it the economy? Or the technology? The answer is complex, and the causes are many. To kick off publication of the 2nd edition of the book 'Elgin Time: A History of the Elgin National Watch Company' author Bill Briska discusses the twists and turns the Elgin National Watch Company took up until it went out of business in the 1960s. There is a Q & A after the presentation.

Below is a link to the ENWC newsletter 'The Watch Word' for those that were interested in looking for relatives that used to work at the Watch Company. CONTENTdm

The Museum reprinted the 188-page soft cover edition of Elgin Time in December 2020 that has updated information on the demise of the company and the pension fight. A name index has also been added for better research capabilities. Get your copy today!

Enjoy the show!
The Museum is now open!
The Museum is now open to visitors as of January 20, 2021. You can visit us anytime during our regular hours of 11am - 4pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Museum will continue to uphold the many precautions put in place so visitors, staff, and volunteers can enjoy a safe experience.
  • Face coverings will be required to be worn at all times while inside the Museum. (If you do not have a face covering, we will have some available for purchase for a small fee.)
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the Museum.
  • The gift shop / admission area has been updated with a plastic shield to conduct transactions.
  • Museum staff and volunteers have been trained in new strict sanitizing procedures.
  • Social distancing will be required, and the docents will be there to help guide the flow of people in the museum.
Plan your visit today! If you have any questions call the Elgin History Museum at (847) 742-4248.
 
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Coming Wednesday, February 17
7:30PM EST, 6:30PM CST, 5:30PM MST, 4:30PM PST:
"Evolution of Simon Willard's Patent Timepieces"
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Evolution of Simon Willard's Patent Timepieces

Please join us on Wednesday evening, February 17, 2021 at 7:30 PM EST, 6:30 PM CST, 5:30 PM MST, 4:30 PM PST. to hear Andy Dervan discuss the "Evolution of Simon Willard's Patent Timepieces"

In 1802, Simon Willard received a U.S. patent for his new “Improved Timepiece”. It is very successful, and he gave his apprentices permission to manufacture them to meet the demand. Other makers begin making them after his patent expired in 1814. Varying cases styles and reverse painted glass scenes evolved over time.

By 1840’s, factory production began in Boston and N. Attleboro with simpler case and reverse glass decoration designs. By 1880s, timepiece production wound down, however production “fake” Simon Willard Time Piece began and continued for years.

In the early 20th century, G.R.S. Killam and Waltham Clock Company began making quality legitimate reproductions up to the depression. In mid to later 20th century, a group of makers begin making high quality reproductions.

To register, please follow this link:
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Andy Dervan

Andy Dervan began collecting antique clocks in 1997 and joined the NAWCC. He found clock collecting was a fascinating hobby, and his principle collecting interest is 19th and 20th Century weight driven clocks, particularly banjo clocks. Researching the manufacturing histories of various makers and companies was more challenging than simply collecting; he has published many articles in NAWCC Watch and Clock Bulletin, American Clock and Watch Museum Electronic Timepiece Journal, and Clocks Magazine. In 2011, he retired from DuPont Performance Coating and now volunteers at Henry Ford Museum, runs a clock appraisal business, and continues his horological research. In 2011, he became an NAWCC Fellow, in 2016 he was awarded NAWCC James W. Gibbs Literary Award, and in 2017 he became an NAWCC Star Fellow.


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March 17, 2021 - Chris Carey
"Waltham 1899/1908 Model; Ab Ovo Usque Ad Mala"

April 21, 2021 - Mary Jane Dapkus
"Researching Joseph Ives (1782-1862) and the Looking Glass Clock"
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Coming March 21, 1PM EST, Noon CST, 11AM MST, 10AM PST:
Passing Time Across The Water
Irish Clock Makers in America

Western NY Chapter 13

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day

Presentation by Killian Robinson author of

Passing Time Across The Water Irish Clock Makers in America

Killian Robinson has been a member of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC) since 1998. Graduating in Medicine from the University of Dublin, Trinity College in 1978, he trained as a cardiologist and practiced in the United States for nearly 25 years. Now Professor Emeritus of Cardiology at Wake Forest University, he is semi-retired in Ireland. He became interested in studying Irish clocks when he purchased a tall case clock made by Sanderson of Dublin. At this time, relatively little had been published on the subject of Irish clockmakers, which piqued his interest in researching this area further. A move to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, placed the magnificent resources of the staff and the databases of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts at his ready disposal for the research of this book. As well as numerous medical publications, he has authored several peer-reviewed papers on Irish horology published in the Watch & Clock Bulletin of the NAWCC and elsewhere. This is his first book dedicated to horology. He is married with two daughters, both living in Chicago.

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Sunday, Feb 21, 11AM PST, NOON MST, 1PM CST, 2PM EST:
John Connolly on “The World of Weird, Wonderful and Wealthy Wristwatches"
Also: An actual E-Mart!


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John Connolly will be presenting a program called
“The World of Weird, Wonderful and Wealthy Wristwatches"


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-> -> -> Toronto Chapter 33 eMART <- <- <-

Although not the same as a physical gathering, we will set aside time in this meeting for a MART.
We have learned that photos are the most effective way of showing items for sale.
As we have all been home for a lot longer than anyone thought, many members have had time for a cleanup, so here is an opportunity to ship out!

We encourage members to send photos of items they want to have featured in the MART.

Please send photos, a brief description and asking price to:
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Greetings Everyone;
The next Boulder Horological Society Zoom meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, February 18th at 12 noon Mountain Time. The link is at the end. For this month we will take a mid winter trip to Biel/Bienne in the Jura mountains of Switzerland and visit the Omega Museum as well as a few other sites in the city. Biel is the home of many major watch brands and supporting industries. I have visited Biel 3 times in the last 10 years and have many pictures from the area.
So for this month if you have something from Omega to show off bring it out and tell us about it! Screen sharing by all participants will be enabled and I have actually scheduled the meeting to start at 11:30am so we can use the first 30 minutes to practice and resolve issues. Feel free to login at any time. Also, if you have headphones with a microphone I would suggest using it as your voice quality will be much better and the background noise will be greatly reduced.

After a long delay in editing I have finally gotten the video of last month's meeting uploaded to YouTube and the link is below. We had an interesting meeting with a surprise guest, Anthony Kable, a Japanese Horology/Seiko specialist who runs the website Plus9time.com. His website is a treasure trove of Seiko information on both vintage and new products as well as other Japanese brands, I highly suggest taking a look at it. The name comes from the time zone Japan is located in, GMT +9 hours. At the end, one of the attendees, Tsutomu Mark Endo showed us some watch movements that he made from scratch and some of the tools he developed to aid him in the process. You can find some pictures of his work here under the 2015 National Crafts Competition:
National Craft Contest

Here is the January meeting YouTube link:


Here is the next meeting invite. Please note that the meeting link and passcode is unique for each of the meetings, old ones won't work. If you have questions, suggestions or comments email me at:

boulder.horological.society@gmail.com

Best wishes, Tim Schulz Secretary/Treasurer Boulder Horological Society NAWCC Chapter 160


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Thurs, Feb 18, 11AM PST, NOON MST, 1PM CST, 2PM EST:
The Jura Mountains & Omega Watches

Greetings Everyone from Tim Schulz:

The next Boulder Horological Society Zoom meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, February 18th at 12 noon Mountain Time. The link is at the end. For this month we will take a mid winter trip to Biel/Bienne in the Jura mountains of Switzerland and visit the Omega Museum as well as a few other sites in the city. Biel is the home of many major watch brands and supporting industries. I have visited Biel 3 times in the last 10 years and have many pictures from the area.
So for this month if you have something from Omega to show off bring it out and tell us about it! Screen sharing by all participants will be enabled and I have actually scheduled the meeting to start at 11:30am so we can use the first 30 minutes to practice and resolve issues. Feel free to login at any time. Also, if you have headphones with a microphone I would suggest using it as your voice quality will be much better and the background noise will be greatly reduced.

After a long delay in editing I have finally gotten the video of last month's meeting uploaded to YouTube and the link is below. We had an interesting meeting with a surprise guest, Anthony Kable, a Japanese Horology/Seiko specialist who runs the website Plus9time.com. His website is a treasure trove of Seiko information on both vintage and new products as well as other Japanese brands, I highly suggest taking a look at it. The name comes from the time zone Japan is located in, GMT +9 hours. At the end, one of the attendees, Tsutomu Mark Endo showed us some watch movements that he made from scratch and some of the tools he developed to aid him in the process. You can find some pictures of his work here under the 2015 National Crafts Competition:
National Craft Contest

Here is the January meeting YouTube link:


Here is the next meeting invite. Please note that the meeting link and passcode is unique for each of the meetings, old ones won't work. If you have questions, suggestions or comments email me at:

boulder.horological.society@gmail.com

Best wishes, Tim Schulz Secretary/Treasurer Boulder Horological Society NAWCC Chapter 160


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Coming this SATURDAY!

New Mexico Zia Sundials Chapter# 106 Zoom meeting Feb. 13, 2021 1 PM MST
“From Bain to Shortt: Electrical Timekeeping, 1840-1940” by James Nye

Feb. 13, 2021 NOON PST, 1 PM MST, 2 PM CST, 3PM EST

This is a recorded video presentation from the 2013 Ward Francillon NAWCC Time Symposium on an interesting subject by an engaging speaker. I hope everyone can join us.

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Sunday February 21st at
11am PST, NOON MST, 1pm CST, 2pm EST: Mostyn Gale on “Restoration of an early 19th-century Austrian portico clock”


See also below a tribute to Jim Chamberlain

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The meeting will be in three parts:
The first part from 10:30 PST until 11 am will be our monthly Board Meeting. In addition to the board members, all members are invited to attend.
Get the Board Meeting Agenda here

The second part of the meeting starting at 11:00 PST will be a presentation by Mostyn Gale entitled “Restoration of an early 19th-century Austrian portico clock”

The presentation will be followed by a Show and Tell period, allowing members and guests to show us what projects they have been working on or what horological objects they have collected since we last met. The meeting will end at approximately 12:30.

If you are unfamiliar with Zoom and need some help before the meeting, please let me know. In addition, board members who don’t want to bother with Zoom can call in on the phone to be part of the discussion. See phone list above

I'm looking forward to a large turnout for this meeting. I think it will be fun!

Best Regards,
David Spong,
President, NAWCC Chapter 190
davidspong@gmail.com, 310-626-3080
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James F. Chamberlain passed away on January 17, 2021, at the age of 88, of pancreatic cancer. A native of Merced, California, Jim was an electrical engineer specializing in aeronautical engineering. He spent almost 30 years working for several companies, including Northrop Grumman and Litton Guidance & Control Systems, primarily in Oxnard, California. An avid flyer, Jim was proficient in piloting light aircraft as well as glider planes. He was also a skilled amateur astronomer, but his overriding love was horology, the study of time and timekeeping. Jim was a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. for over 56 years, accumulating many awards and honors in that field. He amassed a notable collection of over 200 unique timepieces, all of which Jim has donated to the National Watch & Clock Museum. Jim joined the NAWCC in 1964. He was a founding member of San Fernando Chapter 75 which was established in 1973. He served many years as President, Treasurer, and Editor of the chapter newsletter over the next 47 years.

Jim was also active in other chapters, including the Western Electrics Chapter 133, Los Angeles Chapter 56, and Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties Chapter 190. He was active in the Greater Los Angeles Regional from its start in 1983, serving as “Property Master” for decades. Jim was an instructor in the Association’s Suitcase Workshops as well as local chapters teaching dozens of students how to repair and restore clocks. He was also active in representing the Association at local events including the Thousand Oaks Library, the Stagecoach Inn, in addition to other venues and marts.

Jim was a Silver Star Fellow, and an Oldtimer with a four-digit membership number. He will be greatly missed.

Jim has requested that memorials be made in his name to the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., 514 Poplar St, Columbia, PA, 17512-2130
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MONDAY, Feb. 22, 7PM PST, 8PM MST, 9PM CST, 10PM EST:
Jack Wood on Restoration of WWI Wristwatches

Greetings to all: The outside temperature has been extremely cold for our typical February. We look forward to joining you in the upcoming Zoom meeting, in the comfort of your computer monitor, warm in the confines of your home. Please join us for the 7:00 P.M. Business Meeting followed by a presentation from Chapter member Jack Wood: “Restoration of WWI Wristwatches”. The program will begin at approximately 8:00 P.M MST. Welcome.

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Sunday, March 7, 1PM PST, 2PM MST, 3PM CST, 4PM EST:
Darrah Artzner on Rockford 18S Watches

The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST. All are welcome to join.
Our next ZOOM meeting will be Sunday March 7 at 1PM PST. Darrah Artzner of Chapter 139 (Houston TX) will present a program on Rockford 18S watches. They will be presented in order to show their early grading schemes, jewelling, finishes, general production numbers, and details that differentiate those models having similar features from one another.

If you have previously registered for our meetings, then your registration is valid and the link you received previously is good for this and upcoming meetings.
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In Case You Missed It:
Like Clockwork: The Philadelphia Clocks
and Creations of Isaiah Lukens
with Elizabeth Fox

If you missed the program and would like to view it now, you can watch the recording on the Athenaeum YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/FKQPmZOHhCY

Interested in attending more programming like this? See our full list of events here or sign up for our mailing list and never miss an event!

Coming up soon:

219 Reborn: The Athenaeum 1968-1999
with Curator Bruce Laverty

March 9 at 12:00pm
219 Reborn:1968-1999 with Curator Bruce Laverty

Design and the Just City
with Toni Griffin of Harvard Graduate School of Design

March 10 at 6:00pm
Design and the Just City with Toni Griffin


Thank you again, and we hope to 'see' you at a program in the future!
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Coming Sunday March 14 at 11 AM PDT, NOON MDT, 1PM CDT, 2PM EDT
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Sunday, March 21, 1PM PDT, 2PM MDT, 3PM CDT, 4PM EDT:
Andy Dervan on “The Evolution of Simon Willard’s Patent Time Pieces"

The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST. All are welcome to join.
Our next ZOOM meeting will be Sunday March 7 at 1PM PST. Andy Dervan will present his program on “Evolution of Simon Willard’s Patent Time Pieces."

If you have previously registered for our meetings, then your registration is valid and the link you received previously is good for this and upcoming meetings.
If you have not yet registered, then follow the link below.
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Horological Happenings in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.is
If you have not yet registered, then follow the link below.
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Horological Happenings in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
 

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Sunday, April 4, 1PM PDT, 2PM MDT, 3PM CDT, 4PM EDT:
Gary Myers on the Morbier Clock “The Model T of European Clocks”

The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST. All are welcome to join.
Our next ZOOM meeting will be Sunday March 7 at 1PM PST. Gary Myers will present a program on the Morbier Clock “The Model T of European Clocks”

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Additional to Toronto Chapter 33 Listing for March 14 (Post #44):

Attached is information about the history of the museum, and in addition a list of all Canadian companies represented in the museum's collections AND a detailed list of the articles that I have published in the Bulletin.

Allan Symons would welcome questions ahead of time by e-mail.

enquiries@canclockmuseum.ca
 

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Additional To:
Sunday, April 4, 1PM PDT, 2PM MDT, 3PM CDT, 4PM EDT:
Gary Myers on the Morbier Clock “The Model T of European Clocks”
The Seattle Chapters are holding regular ZOOM meetings every other Sunday at 1PM PST. All are welcome to join.
Our next ZOOM meeting will be Sunday March 7 at 1PM PST. Gary Myers will present a program on the Morbier Clock “The Model T of European Clocks”

If you have previously registered for our meetings, then your registration is valid and the link you received previously is good for this and upcoming meetings.
If you have not yet registered, then follow the link below.
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Horological Happenings in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.is
If you have not yet registered, then follow the link below.
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Horological Happenings in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

To most Americans and the aristocrats of France, French clocks are all about the marble and crystal regulators, with Tiffany and Wanamaker inscribed dials. Outside of Paris and other major cities though, was a lesser known clock called the Morbier, a clock "of the people", "by the people" and "for the people".

Starting in 1685, when the Mayet brothers constructed a tower clock in the Capucine Convent in St. Claude, precision time started taking hold amongst the commoners. In 1700 the first Morbier clocks were hand crafted timepieces based on the Mayet design. In the late eighteenth century the clock was "sub-contracted" to local farmers and an assembly line like process was born that became the modern Morbier of the Comte` region.

Gary Myers and several Chapter 50 members are carrying forward a legacy that Lawrence A. Seymour left to us and the NAWCC about these clocks. Much of the information comes from his research and the clocks he left to the membership.

About Gary Myers:
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Next Boulder Horological Society Zoom Meeting: March 11th, 2021 12 noon, Theme: Back to the 70's, Last Meeting's Video Uploaded

Greetings Everyone, I hope this finds you all well and looking forward to spring. The next BHS Zoom has been scheduled for Thursday, March 11th at 12 noon mountain time and everyone is invited. I apologize for not getting the announcement out sooner but I wanted to get the last meeting's video uploaded so I could include the link. Editing is still taking about 6 hours per video, a slow process.
Anyway, the theme for this meeting will be a look back to the 70's. This was a period of major disruptive change for the watch and clock industry with the rise of quartz and new display technologies. This was also a time of radical and larger wristwatch case designs. Hamilton shipped its first LED Pulsar watches in 1972 (18K case, $2,100 or about $13,300 today). At the same time Seiko was developing its own digital watches using LCD displays. At the same time quartz driven electromechanical watches and clocks were proliferating. Many brands ended up in tough financial positions and merged, were acquired or failed.
So dust off your 70's vintage items, put new batteries in those old digital watches and put on your bell bottom jeans and join us! I will present some inside views of Seiko and Hewlett-Packard HP01 digital watch projects of mine.
The link is at the end of the message and as in previous meetings I will be logged in at 11:30am but it officially starts at noon. Again, this is a new link and passcode for this meeting.

And as promised, the link to last month's video which was a tour of the Omega Museum and Biel/Bienne as well as some discussion Omega speedmasters and 30T2 based watches.


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Sunday, April 18, 1PM PDT, 2PM MDT, 3PM CDT, 4PM EDT:
Pat Holloway on "Commemorative watches: Not your normal history lesson"

At the time they were sold, commemorative watches provided a useful way to capture memories of a fun day at the fair or a historic event. Today, these same watches can provide an interesting collection, as well as a series of brief history lessons. Join us to take a watch-by-watch historical trip from 1876 through the 20th century. It may be surprising to learn the many, varied events that have been commemorated with a watch.

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