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.

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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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2017: an outstanding year for horology students

Each year, the George Daniels’ Educational Trust (GDET) provides financial assistance to students and apprentices who are training to become watch or clock makers. For 2017, the exams are now over. Click here to read about some of the outstanding results that have been achieved.

George Daniels Lecture 29 Nov 2017

The George Daniels Lecture 2017, "The story of the marine chronometer and the National Maritime Museum’s collection", given by Jonathan Betts, will be held at City University, London on Wednesday 29 Nov 2017 at 1830. Admission is free.

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.

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.

Training to be a Clockmaker?

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