Provides an archive of research materials on pocket
watch history and technology. This site is sponsored by NAWCC Chapter 174.
American Watch Club is another venue for
discussing pocket watches and horological topics in general. It has an
active horology research message
board that is
moderated by NAWCC Chapter 149.
is Jon Hanson's web site to provide access to his collection of fabulous pocket watches and essays on the development
of the American watch industry and Jon's personal adventures in watch collecting over the past 50 years. This is a highly personal
view of what is often called the World's Greatest Collection of pocket watches.
NAWCC Provides the
portal to all the services and actisvities of the National Association of
Watch and Clock Collectors. This site also maintains a public bulletin board
as well as information about the organization.
Clock/Watch This is
an incredible site for the theory and mechanism of escapements. It focuses a
little more on clocks than watches but is very strong on both. The full
color animations are the best I have seen. Volker Vyskocil appears to be the
force behind the site and interestingly, he is just learning to be a
Time Hill This
is a research repository for information on the Gruen Watch Company and its
Wayne's Elgin World
Elgin research and collector site.
Great site for Illinois and general collection advice
Headrick's Horology Great site for escapements and web design ideas. Be
sure to check out the escapements in motion.
Pocket Watch Collection Barry Goldberg's Collection.
Price Index A handy calculator to find out how much something
"should" cost. (Prior to 1900 inflation
Converter One of the best with conversion and general information on
currencies. This link defaults to Pounds Sterling, but all other currencies
can be selected.