The Watch Adjuster's Manual - A Practical Guide for the Watch and Chronometer Adjuster in Making, Springing, Timing and Adjusting for Isochronism, Positions and Temperatures

by Charles Edgar Fritts

Publisher: Read Books Ltd.

Publication Date: August 25, 2017

ISBN: 9781473339552

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This vintage book contains a complete guide to making, adjusting, springing, timing and adjusting a variety of watches. With simple, clear instructions and many helpful diagrams, this book will be of considerable utility to novice, apprentice, and amateur watch repairers. Contents include: "Suggestions to Workmen", "Preliminary Examination of the Movement", "Magnetism and Magnetized Watches", "The Demagnetization of Watches, Watch Parts, etc.", "Making Balance Springs", "Treatment of Steel for Making Hair Springs", "Making Cylindrical or Helical Springs", "Making Flat Spiral and Breguet Springs", "The Modern American Method of Making Hair Springs", "Watch Balances", "Balance Making", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. First published in 1904.