George P. Reed Letters
When Cornell University recently put archived copies of the Scientific America magazine on the world wide web, from 1846 to 1869, a number of interesting items have turned up regarding early American watch making history, including a couple of letters to the editor from George P. Reed who worked for Edward Howard as early as 1854. These will be of interest to Chapter 174 members and visitors.
-- Harold Visser
Development Of Marine Chronometers
Presented by John Huber at the July, 2003, Chapter Meeting.
Great American Watches (restored 28 January, 2004, Links go to Tom McIntyre's site)
This is a table of makers and models and grades that are arguably "Great"
Display from the 1999 Houston National meeting with notes
Excellent Photographs and descriptions of watches displayed at the Houston National photographed by Jack Goldberg. This a reduced resolution HTML version of the material available on CD. The CD contains all the watch exhibits
from Houston, not just the Chapter 174 items. This material was updated February 4, 2000 to update some descriptions, and to provide support for older browsers and a link back to this page.
Pictures from Greg Frauenhoff's
Presentation at the Houston National meeting (with a little editing by tmc.)
This material was updated February 4, 2000 to provide support for older browsers and a link back to this page.
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