Category: Research-Recherche

English horology Research-Recherche

English horology Research-Recherche

In 2018 I acquired a poorly described watch movement from France for a modest sum. It turned out to be from the workshop of Edward East (1602-1697), whom Baillie described…

English horology My writings Research-Recherche

I recently acquired a copy of Tardy’s “Dictionnaire des horlogers Français”, an essential reference book for anyone doing research in French horology. I was pleasantly surprised to find, on page…

French horology Research-Recherche

My writings Research-Recherche

In the marvellous book “It’s About Time” (published shortly after his death by his widow Margaret), Major Paul Chamberlain wrote a short biography of our subject which starts with the…

My writings Research-Recherche

French horology My writings Research-Recherche

(Le français suit…) A discussion on my André-Charles Caron watch on the NAWCC discussion forum “European and Other Pocket Watches”: https://mb.nawcc.org/threads/caron-verge-watch-paris-mid-18th-century.151465/ Une discussion sur ma montre d’André-Charles Caron sur le…

Research-Recherche

(English follows…) J’ai écrit ce document chronologique (basé sur plusieurs sources) qui dresse un sommaire des interactions entre Jean-André Lepaute (1720-1788) et Pierre-Auguste Caron (1732-99) au sujet de l’invention de…

French horology My writings Research-Recherche

(Le français suit…) After acquiring an old watch signed “Romilly” I had researched the watchmaker and summarized the information in this chronological table, which may be useful to others interested…

French horology My writings Research-Recherche