Philadelphia Chapter One announcements the line up for October’s Membership meeting.
Please note preregistration is recommended and if you know anyone who would be interested in the history and joys of collecting clocks and watches we encourage you to invite them as your guest.
This month’s luncheon speaker is John Riabov, proprietor of Wyndwood Tyme in Landenberg, PA. His topic will be: “Restoring a Chester County tall case clock by Isaac Jackson.” Mr. Riabov is an expert in watch and heirloom clock repairs. He is a graduate of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) School of Horology in Columbia, PA. To remind you that at our September meeting in 2014 Mr. Riabov spoke on Breguet, his life and contributions to horology.
The workshop presenter will be: Ashley King, proprietor of The Clock Trader in Quakertown,PA . His topic is:” Repairing Jefferson Golden Hour Clocks”. Golden Hour clocks are a form of mystery clock, in that, it is difficult to see how they operate. The electrical versions were created by the Jefferson Clock Co. The original Jefferson Company was established in 1928. Mr. King will be demonstrating the repair of one of the later models.
Thanks to all that were able to attend the August Folger Library presentation by Rory McEvoy, the Curator of Horology at the Maritime Museum at Greenwich, England. The video we produced will be available for viewing soon. If you have any pictures or other comments about this event please email the Treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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