How to use your pocket watch

This is a video discussing how to wear and operate a pocket watch.

Latest News

  • Kid-Friendly Platform Pocket.Watch Announces Sketch Series Led By Kenan Thompson

    08/01/17 ,via Tubefilter

    Pocket.watch, a media company looking to serve as both a studio for all-ages content and network of accomplished producers of children's videos, has a $6 million Series A funding round to work with and a team of capable executives among its team of 

  • Nature & You: Wheel bug is one of the good guys

    08/03/17 ,via NewsOK.com

    I started life 65 years ago, and, back then, we busied ourselves with taking off the backs of old-fashioned pocket watches and looking at the cog-like wheel mechanisms that formed the "guts" of the timekeeping device. I realize now that today's younger 

  • Bring in your pocket watch for historical evaluation

    ADDISON — Do you have a historic clock or pocket watch and want to learn more about it? On Sunday, July 30, from noon to 4 p.m., members of the Green Mountain Timekeepers Society will be in residence on the porch at the Chimney Point State Historic 

  • Ticking Watch. Boat Engine. Slowness. The Secrets of the 'Dunkirk' Score.

    07/26/17 ,via New York Times

    “What I wanted to do was produce the structural equivalent of that for the screenplay.” He sent the script to Mr. Zimmer, along with a recording of a particularly insistent windup pocket watch he had. Mr. Zimmer had the ticking turned into a

  • Appeal after pocket watch, wallet and cash stolen from property in Badgers Mount, Sevenoaks

    08/01/17 ,via Kent Online

    Thieves have stolen a pocket watch of high sentimental value during a burglary in a village near Sevenoaks. The vintage gold timepiece carrying the inscription 'Edgar Richards – an act of bravery 1929' was taken from Badgers Mount between 8.15am and 

Books

  • The Pocket Watch Handbook

    David & Charles Publishers. 2018. ISBN: 0715314629,9780715314623. 208 pages.

    The history and development of the pocket watch, largely on designs produced during 1750-1900.

  • Collector's Encyclopedia of Pendant and Pocket Watches, 1500-1950

    2018. ISBN: 1574323954,9781574323955. 365 pages.

    Whether you simply find watches fascinating or you have an old watch that you are curious about, this book is the one for you. This exploration of the evolution of the pendant/pocket watch is divided into centuries. Each century explores what was happening in the world and how these events and fashions influenced watch making. It includes information on makers, their marks, and even the serial numbers for the American watch movements. Filled with clues, it will help you determine when a watch...

  • The Pocket Watch

    Robert Hale. 2018. ISBN: 071980390X,9780719803901. 190 pages.

    An updated and revised edition of this practical guide—the book the author wished he had on hand at the start of his 20 years cleaning and repairing pocket watches Using as examples six of the most typical types of watch from a period spanning the late 18th century to the early 20th century, the author takes the intelligent enthusiast through the cleaning and repair process, step by careful step, using photographs of excellent clarity, and in lucid language, characterized by his own friendly...

  • The Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy

    St. Martin's Griffin. 2014. ISBN: 9781250025722,1250025729. 400 pages.

    This historical thriller is an equal-parts cocktail of action, adventure, science-fiction and comedy. The book follows a globe-trotting President Taft and Robert Todd Lincoln in a race to solve a mystery stretching back to the Civil War and the Lincoln assassination. Based on true events, readers will find themselves swept into a vast conspiracy spanning four continents and three oceans during the turn of the century. Fascinating technologies will be harnessed, dark secrets revealed, true...

  • Pocket Watches

    Schiffer Pub Limited. 1987. ISBN: 0887400841,9780887400841. 316 pages.

    Historically and visually, this is the most exciting volume on pocket watches that every has been compiled. 915 photographs of old and newer styles show the development clearly, and the text explains the mechanisms and manufacturers. The chapters present detailed discussions of watch movements, escapements, striking movements, dials, and cases. Then, a chronological organization of examples shows pocket watches of international origins dating from about 1150 to the present models.

Bing news feed

  • LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition: hands-on with cell-connected Android Wear (Video)

    10/01/15 ,via PocketNow

    But as it turns out we didn’t get just the V10, and today LG also revealed its latest smartwatch, bringing native cellular connectivity to the world of Android Wear with the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition. We’ve been hearing for about a month now that LG ...

  • LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?

    10/02/15 ,via Pocket lint

    The Watch Urbane 2, or second edition, has just been announced by LG, bringing the very latest features to its line-up of smartwatches and expanding the offering of Android Wear. Its namesake the LG Watch Urbane was introduced at Mobile World Congress 2015 ...

  • The time keeper

    10/01/15 ,via The Jakarta Post

    On this time keeper’s desk is a silver pocket watch dating from the 1860s. After moments of examination Patra declares the watch viable and begins the operation that will have it running to time for another 150 years. “This is a good watch. It’s ...

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