- Luncheon Speaker: Richard Newman.
Topic: The Greatest American Clock & Watchmaker Ever Forgotten
Robert Leslie’s story is a truly American tale. Coming from the humblest of circumstances in rural Maryland, Leslie was a self-taught clock and watchmaker who worked in Philadelphia and London and corresponded with America’s most revered statesmen and inventors including Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rittenhouse.
- Workshop Presenter: Dan Nied
Topic: Discussing and demonstrating the fundamentals of cleaning the Verge Fusee watch
Dan will show how to let down the power, remove the balance and cock, release the maintaining power and continue with the disassembly of the watch. He will discuss faults and areas of wear often found and touch on the methods of repair.