Dial Clocks – a talk by David Rawlins illustrated with examples along with some brought by Club members.
Carriage Clocks, a Small Collection – a talk by Bob Whitehurst who will talk about the origin of such clocks, their development and decline, describing various case styles and providing some guidance on signs of quality. The talk also covers complications, types of escapement and makers’ marks on movements, platforms and dials.
Bring & discuss: Clock Cases – items of interest; projects in progress etc
Demonstrations: having discussed the dismantling and reassembling a clock movement in November 2018, this month we will be organising demonstrations of clock movement repair techniques, such as cleaning, pivot polishing and bushing, and dial silvering.
55 years as a Watch and Clockmaker a talk by Chris Papworth of Kelvedon Clocks, Essex. We welcome back Chris to give us a talk on his career, following his talk to us in 2008 on Essex Clocks and Clockmakers.
Edmund Howard, 18th Century Quaker Clockmaker – a talk by Dr James Nye, Chairman of the Antiquarian Horological Society.
Bring & discuss: Longcase Clocks – items of interest; projects in progress etc
Joseph Ives (Connecticut Manufacturer 1810-1862) and his Lever Spring Clocks – a talk by Peter Gosnell
A home for a fusee a talk by John Ward & Grenville Johns of South London BHI on a project run by that Club to make complete dial clocks from orphaned fusee movements.
Horology and the Internet by Bill Wolmuth. The talk will go through websites that Bill has found useful over the years in undertaking horological research as well as for buying clocks. All being well, the talk will illustrated by going on-line during the talk to some of the websites concerned.
2018 AGM (15 minutes only) followed by Christmas Fayre with a Bring & Buy, Members’ Evening