WEBINAR: Starting a Vintage Wristwatch Collection Without the Tears by Adam Harris
This webinar will cover the questions: “How, Where, and What” to start a vintage wristwatch collection. We will discuss tips and commonly asked questions and answers. There will be lots of photo examples with costs and examples of potential downfalls and how to try to avoid them. Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 7pm EDT and Oct. 11th at 7pm EDT.
NEW COURSE AVAILABLE: Introduction to Techniques in Gilding, Finishing, and Veneer by Gregg Perry
This is a bundled package of the three online courses: gilding, finishing, and veneer. The instructor demonstrates the following techniques: water gilding, applying gesso, burnishing, patina techniques, oil gilding, nontraditional gilding, applying shellac, French polishing, and amalgamation.
2015 WARD FRANCILLON SYMPOSIUM - Mechanical Music & Marvels
October 22-24, 2015 in Houston, Texas
Covering the history and development of clockwork operated devices. Topics will include historical information, musical clocks, automatons, disc & cylinder music boxes, bird boxes & whistlers, Black Forest clocks, musical clock movements played on bells, early spring operated phonographs & gramophones, and music composed for these devices.
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