Category: <span>Research-Recherche</span>

My writings Research-Recherche

In England, France, and other countries with monarchs, many clock makers labeled their clock dials or movements with the phrase “clock maker to the king” or queen, or prince… Some…

French horology 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

(Le français suit…) I wrote a new article on Parisian “horloger” Pierre-François Le Roy (brother of famous Julien Le Roy, and uncle to Julien’s notable son Pierre). My draft was…

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…

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