2009 was our 50th Year!
|10:30 AM||Exhibit Opens|
|11:15 AM||Program Part I|
|Following Lunch||Business Meeting|
|Program Part II|
Program – Part I 11:15 a.m.
Introduction to Watch Repair
An informative and educational high quality how-to video on watch repair by NAWCC Member John Tope. Shown by express permission of the author, John covers how historically watches were made, watches produced during the industrial revolution, uniformity of watches, names of different types of pocket watches, gold watches and warranties, markings in the case, different ways watches wind and are set, case parts, opening and closing different watch cases, swing-out movement cases, English pear case, movements, keys, crystals and sizes. Mr. Tope is also a member of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI), the Wooden Artifacts Group (WAG) and an associate of the British Horological Institute (BHI). He is the producer of many videos on
antique clock, watch and furniture repair
Program – Part II Following Annual Business Meeting
Watch Repair Course I
Size 18 Lever Set, 18 Key Wind Key Set, 16-3 Quarter Plate Pendant Wind and Set
A continuation of the subject including removing hands and dial, protecting the dial, removing the movement from the case, removing case screws Elgin 16 and 18, damaged watch dials due to improper removal, top plate, how the lever gear system works, how the click ratchet works, balance wheel and spring, removing balance cock and hairspring stun, letting down the power, removing barrel and bridge, letting down the power in an Elgin size 16 watch.
Michael W. Tyler, President
Randolph W. Naber, Vice President
Judy Draucker, Secretary Contact Judy
Janet L. Tyler- Treasurer
|February 12, 2017||April 9, 2017|
|June 12, 2016||August 14, 2016|
|October 9, 2016||December 13, 2015|