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The Chronograph Its Mechanism and Repair 1949 Humbert

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The Chronograph  Its Mechanism and Repair  1949 Humbert


THE CHRONOGRAPH
Its Mechanism and Repair
by: B. Humbert
1949 ~ Illustrated
The Chronograpy - Its Mechanism and Repair, by B. Humbert, Professor of Special Chronograph Courses at the School of Watchmaking of Bienne, Switzerland - English Translation by John P. Dubois, Horological Engineer, American Academy, Inc., School of Horology, Denver, Colorado - Published by the Journal Suisse D'Horlogerie et de Bijouterie, Scriptar S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland, 1949. Off-white and yellow paper-over-board hardcover with gray material spine cover, 8 1/4'' x 10 5/8'' ~ 176 pages. Book is in fair~good condition showing wear to cover, corners, edges, top & bottom of spine, discolorations of cover, some lifting of paper-over-board in several places, edge bumps, light yellowing of pages, bound well, all pages present. Illustrated.
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Contents:

PrefaceForewordHistorical Notes:Graham's MechanismRieussec's ChronographMono-Split-Second Mechanism by Winnerl (So-called ''Pen-Point'' Type)Split-Second Mechanism by WinnerlImportant Dates in the History of ChronographsDefinition of the Chronograph and Its Parts:What is a ChronographDifference between Chronographs and ChronometersOfficial Timing Certificates for ChronographsTerminology of the ChronographBrief Description of the Simple Chronograph FunctionsManufacture of the Ebauche and Parts of the Chronograph:General CommentsDifficulties Encountered in the Manufacture of Parts Peculiar to Chronopgra


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