Watch & Clock Bulletin

The Watch & Clock Bulletin is a peer-reviewed journal published every other month for members of the NAWCC. Article topics range from technical research on clocks and watches to human interest stories on horological subjects.

To submit your article for possible publication, please follow the author guidelines outlined on our Article Submissions page. NAWCC members as well as nonmembers are invited to send submissions.

Not a member?
Enjoy a free article from this month’s Bulletin. Read “Tall Clocks in the Colonial Williamsburg Collection” by Tara Chicirda (VA).

Introducing a more streamlined online Bulletin experience!

Starting with the January/February 2021 issue, you can easily find articles in three ways:

  1. Click on the Bulletin and the online PDF will open. Go to the second page – the Table of Contents – and click on the article you wish to read.
  2. Click on the Bulletin and the online PDF will open. Using your cursor, hover over the top of the PDF – a menu bar will appear. Click on the far right banner icon to show Bookmarks. Now click on any part of the Bulletin you wish to read next.
  3. Click on the Bulletin and the PDF will open. Hover over the top of the PDF so that you see the menu bar. Click on the download icon. Save the PDF to your computer and then open it. Now click the Bookmarks icon on the left side to see each item in this issue—click on the title to go to that article.

2021 Issues

Jan/Feb 2021
Vol. 63
No. 449
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Mar/Apr 2021
Vol. 63
No. 450
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2020 Issues

January 2020 bulletin cover

Jan/Feb 2020
Vol. 62
No. 443
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march 2020 bulletin cover

Mar/Apr 2020
Vol. 62
No. 444
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may 2020 bulletin cover

May/Jun 2020
Vol. 62
No. 445
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July/Aug 2020
Vol. 62
No. 446
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Sept/Oct 2020
Vol. 62
No. 447
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Cover of the Nov/Dec 2020 Watch & Clock Bulletin

Nov/Dec 2020
Vol. 62
No. 448
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2019 Issues

January 2019 bulletin cover

Jan/Feb 2019
Vol.61
No. 437
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march 2019 bulletin cover

Mar/Apr 2019
Vol.61
No. 438
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may 2019 bulletin cover

May/Jun 2019
Vol.61
No. 439
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july 2019 bulletin cover

July/Aug 2019
Vol.61
No. 440
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september 2019 bulletin cover

Sept/Oct 2019
Vol.61
No. 441
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november 2019 bulletin cover

Nov/Dec 2019
Vol.61
No. 442
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Bulletin Index

In addition to offering past issues, we have a Quick Search option for members researching particular topics from current issues back to the first issue published in 1943.

Content published during the 1940s in Issue Nos. 1-30 was indexed from reprint volumes, so the page numbers in the indexes are different than the original page numbers. This table converts reprint numbers to the original numbers for accurate sourcing and cross-referencing. 

Topical Bulletin addenda offer additional information.

Bulletin Supplements

From 1953 until 1994 the NAWCC “supplement program” was a free benefit of membership. The first supplement was 18 pages; the page count increased as supplement topics became more complex and/or featured more photography. Supplements were so named because they were actually postal “supplements” to the Bulletin, the bimonthly NAWCC journal. A “supplement” is a USPS mailing category for a published piece that meets particular requirements as an insert into a “polybag” along with a primary publication. Every member automatically received every supplement that was produced.

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Members may explore past issues of the Watch & Clock Bulletin.