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The Book Shop

Welcome to the Book Shop. You can order on-line, and pay by credit or debit card via PayPal by clicking the “Add to Shopping Basket” button next to the item. All surpluses from this on-line shop are retained by The Clockmakers’ Charity (Reg #275380) and will be used for its charitable purposes. Prices incl UK P&P 1st class.

To view items in person, pay by an alternative method, or collect items,
please contact the Clockmakers’ office.

The Book Shop

The History of The Clockmakers' Company

The History of The Clockmakers’ Company

“The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers” – a well presented booklet compiled by Joe Buxton, Past Clerk of the Company, outlining the history and customs of the Company, and published in 2013.

£6.00 History of the Clockmakers’ Company

‘The Clockmakers of London’ by Sir George White Bt

‘The Clockmakers of London’, by Sir George White, tells the story of clock and watch making in London, and of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, in 22 succinct sections with superb illustrations.

£12.00 ‘The Clockmakers of London’

“Timeless” by Frank Hohmann III

“Timeless: Masterpiece American Brass Dial Clocks” recently published by Frank Hohmann III, Liveryman of the Clockmakers’ Company. This highly impressive book features around 100 of the finest American brass dial clocks by over 50 makers, including those from both major museums and private collections. The book is not freely available in the UK but we have a small stock at the Clockmakers’ office in London. The price includes a contribution to the Clockmakers’ Charity.

£75.00 “Timeless” by Frank Hohmann III

'Harrison in the Abbey'

‘Harrison in the Abbey’ was compiled and edited by Sir Arnold Wolfendale FRS; published in honour of John Harrison on the occasion of the unveiling of his memorial in Westminster Abbey on 24th March 2006.

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Size 148 mm x 210 mm

£12.00 ‘Harrison in the Abbey’

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Installation of the new Master – Photos

Roy Harris was installed as the new Master on 24th January 2017. Click this link to see a selection of photographs taken at the event

Gala Concert at St Paul’s Cathedral – Tue 14th March

The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, Honorary Liveryman of the Clockmakers' Company, is giving a special organ recital concert at 7 pm on Tuesday 14th March 2017 in St Paul's Cathedral with the cathedral choir. It is in aid of the Lord Mayor's Appeal. This promises to be a superb performance which all Clockmaker music lovers should not miss! The flyer for the event with all information and booking details is on this link.

Brigantes Breakfast in Liverpool 26 July 2017

Please follow this link for The Brigantes Breakfast for Liverymen of the City of London at St Georges Hall, Liverpool, on 26th July 2017 - 1200 for 1230, and here's the Booking Form.

The Livery Briefing – Dec 2016

The Chairman of The Livery Committee published his latest Livery Briefing in December which members of the Company may find both useful and informative. Click the link.

The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award

The Clockmakers’ Company recently launched The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award, the purpose of which is to assist professional clockmakers and watchmakers in the learning of new skills or enhancing their personal development, and to support scientists researching the measurement of time or a closely related project. Click here for the application form.

National Benevolent Society of Watch & Clock Makers

Antiquarian Horological Society (AHS) Lectures

A formal affiliation was signed in 2014 between the WCC and the AHS. WCC Liverymen and Freemen are encouraged to attend the excellent AHS Lectures, which are free to WCC members and include teas before and wine afterwards, so are very social and interesting events. List of forthcoming lectures in London is on the AHS site.

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