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Clockmakers and clockmaking in Maine 1770-1900

Joseph R. Katra

Clockmakers and clockmaking in Maine 1770-1900

by Joseph R. Katra

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Published by The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors in Columbia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clock and watch making -- Maine -- History,
  • Clock and watch makers -- Maine -- Biography,
  • Maine -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Joseph R. Katra, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS543.M35 K38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 154 p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23675123M
    ISBN 109780966886979
    LC Control Number2007047787
    OCLC/WorldCa181862921


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Clockmakers and clockmaking in Maine 1770-1900 by Joseph R. Katra Download PDF EPUB FB2

CLOCKMAKERS & CLOCKMAKING IN MAINE Item# $ Joe Katra Jr. spent more than twenty years tracking down and examining many of the timepieces and clocks made by the artisans featured in this book.

He provides biographical sketches and information about individul timepieces for a comprehensive survey of the. Book Summary: The title of this book is Clockmakers & Clockmaking in Maine and it was written by Joe Katra eventfr.com particular edition is in a Hardcover format.

This books publish date is Unknown. It was published by Nation Clockmakers and has a total of pages in the eventfr.com: NAWCC Books Bulletin Supplements NAWCC Books Other Resources Library Catalog NAWCC Store Bulletin Index  NAWCC Books Books available for purchase are noted below the book's listing information.

Clockmakers & Clockmaking in Maine by Joseph R. Katra Jr., ACWM Used or Out of Print Books As of September 28, Author Title Katra, Joseph R. Clockmakers & Clockmaking In Southern MaineSummer,Supplement 17, $ Kranzberg, Melvin Technology & Culture, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL,$ Jun 25,  · Thanks to the authors for making their information available, the first book specializing in Pennsylvania shelf and bracket clocks that I have seen.

American clock lovers will of course appreciate this book. I believe clock people of European descent would find this book worthwhile. CLOCKMAKERS & CLOCKMAKING IN MAINE Joe Katra Jr.

spent more than twenty years tracking down and examining many of the timepieces and clocks made by the artisans featured in this book. He provides biographical sketches and information about individul timepieces for a comprehensive survey of the clockmakers art in the state of Maine.

Katra incorporated his previously published study Clockmakers and Clockmaking in Southern Maine with those in Central and “Down East” Maine to provide in this volume a fairly extensive documentation of clocks and timepieces produced in the entire state between and Joe has been a trustee of the Willard House and Museum since He acquired an interest in Maine clocks while living in Maine and has published two books – NAWCC Supplement #17 on Clockmaking, and Clockmakers in Southern Maine and Clockmakers and Clockmaking in Maine ( Clockmakers and Clockmaking in Maine by Joseph R.

Katra Jr. Pennsylvania Shelf and Bracket Clocks by Edward F. LaFond Jr. and J. Carter Harris. Connecticut’s Fife & Drum Tradition by James Clark. Culinary Ephemera: An Illustrated History by William Woys Weaver. The finials are incorrect and are actually period pillar & scroll finials.

The weights are replacements. The cast iron plates are typical of the Rogers family and other Quaker Maine clockmakers of the early 19th century. Please see Joseph Katra's "Clockmakers & Clockmaking in Maine " page 50 for a similar example.

ESTIMATE: $ - $ Title: Clockmakers and Clockmaking in Southern Maine - SubTitle: beeing Supplement No. 17 to NAWCC Bulletin () Keywords: regional Other Keywords: Maine Edition:1st edition Page or pages: 80 BHM No: Rural Massachusetts or Maine or New Hampshire, Massachusetts-style shelf clock, 6 (yes 6) day, weight driven brass movement in a birch case with a painted iron dial and steel hands.

CONDITION: The case looks birch with a possibly original finish. There is a little damage at the upper left corner on the base.