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Members of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors contribute to and receive the Watch & Clock Bulletin, a bimonthly peer-reviewed journal. The Watch & Clock Bulletin features member research, answers to questions about timekeeping, book and media reviews, news from the Museum and Library and Research Center, and much more. Read a sample article here.

Members also receive the Mart & Highlights, a more informal buy-sell-trade and NAWCC news publication, packaged with the Watch & Clock Bulletin.

The NAWCC publishes book-length research prepared by NAWCC members and offered for sale to members and the public.


July/August 2014 Watch & Clock Bulletin

The front cover illustrates a recent donation to our National Watch and Clock Museum—a Towson Watch Co. Pride II donated by George Thomas and Hartwig Balke, founders and partners of Towson Watch Co., Baltimore, MD.
Our Pride II is an automatic wristwatch, Model PR250-S, serial no. 036, named after the Baltimore clipper Pride of Baltimore II. It is made of a 21-jewel Swiss ETA automatic movement, caliber 2892A2, Anachron hairspring, Glucydur balance, 28,800 beat train, and Incablock shock absorber system.
The Pride II has a stainless steel case with the shield-shaped logo of the Towson Watch Co. and an anti-reflex sapphire crystal on the front. The stainless steel back is specially made from material with low nickel content to prevent skin allergies. The back is engraved with an image of the Pride of Baltimore II. Its silvered metal dial is embossed with rhodium-plated Arabic numerals, skeletonized hour and minute hands, center seconds, and date window at 6 o’clock. The crown is in the shape of a ship’s winch, demonstrating its maritime heritage. It is on display in our Museum’s wristwatch collection.
Photography by Towson Watch Co.

 

July/August 2014 Mart & Highlights

Seventy-two pages of advertisements including premiere auctions from around the world, NAWCC Regional ads, NAWCC information, Chapter Highlights, and hundreds of ads featuring horological items to buy/sell/trade.


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