Ithaca's Clock Makers - by Joel Warren: ithacacalendarclocks.com
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A collectable book encompassing a lifetime of information gathering and practical experience. With over 550 color photos and illustrations this 256 page publication has invaluable technical and historical information on over 70 models of Ithaca's Calendar and Grandfather Clocks. It covers every aspect of production, by decade, from 1865 thru present.
The chapter - In Their Own Words includes a transcript of a 1975 interview with the company’s (1904 – 1914) last surviving employee as well as 1870's newspaper articles. The 14 page chapter - Ithaca's Calendar Movement - How it Works, thoroughly covers the intricate details as to how a perpetual mechanical calendar mechanism accounts for the various months as well as leap year.
This is a book for historians, owners, collectors and repair shops.
13 available for immediate shipping with a second printing en route from the printer.
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By decade, from 1865 thru present, it covers every participant, artifact and event in the long journey of Ithaca's Clock Makers, Ithaca New York - The Birthplace of the American Calendar Clock.