Richard Watkins, FNAWCC - Horological Books
Transitional 3/4 plate watch (unrestored)
John Wood, Liverpool, circa 1823. Transitional 3/4 plate watches are full plate watches with the balance sunk below the surface of the plate and the cock flush with it, making a much thinner watch. All except one that I know of (only 11 including this one) have Massey escapements and are definitely dated between 1823 and 1830. This watch is very rare because it has centre sweep seconds; most have standard sub-seconds.
New and Recent Additions
The origins of self-winding watches, Second Edition
Mechanical Watches, an annotated bibliography 3rd edition
Animations of self-winding watch stop-work
Continental de repetición a cuartos, Pforzheim watch factory 1771, Christin's self-winding watch and other inventions.
Biography of my dog Emma
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