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Wheel and Pinion cutting. By Malcolm Wild FBHI

This is an excellent book on a subject that has not been well documented before, it is written in an easily readable way. Malcolm has covered most aspects of wheel & pinion cutting history, how to make, how to polish and even the equipment for making the cutters to cut the gears.

The book has 253 pages and over 500 black and white photographs and drawings.

It can be obtained from:-
Malcolm Wild
12 Norton Green Close,
Tel. (0114) 2745693

Price 29.95 Pounds

Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World. By Brian Looms

There are two volumes to this book which was originally started by G H Baillie. Vol 1 is Baillies old book the second Vol is mainly Brian's work. The two Volumes list over 70,000 makers and retailers involved in horology, some of the information goes up to the 1930's. The information given is limited by the numbers of makers involved, but is a good starting point for research and can help date a clock or watch.

Publishers N.A.G. Press Ltd