Complicated and Elaborate, Pocket Watches Are Essential Accessories for Lovers of Nineteenth-Century Memorabilia
From the Print Edition:
George Burns, Winter 94/95
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American Clock & Watch Museum
100 Maple Street, Bristol, Connecticut 06010
Phone: (203) 583-6070 Fax: (203) 583-1862
Musee de L'Horlogerie
15, route de Maagnou, 1208, Geneva, Switzerland
Phone: 22-736-7412 Fax: 22-786-7454
The Time Museum
7801 E. State St. P.O. Box 5285, Rockford, Illinois 61125-0285
Phone: (815) 398-6000 Fax: (815) 398-4700
UPCOMING GALLERY SHOW
January 17-29: "The Legendary Watches of Patek Philippe" at the Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art, Fort Worth, Texas.
For more information: (817) 332-6554.
More than 200 Patek Philippe models, including the 1926 pocket watch commissioned by James Ward Packard, an 1851 enamel brooch-watch owned by Queen Victoria, five new pocket watches decorated with reproductions of paintings by American artists Remington and Russell and a clock with original enamel art.
National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors
514 Poplar Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512
Phone: (717) 684-8261 Fax: (717) 684-0878
An international organization of more than 38,000 members that publishes a bimonthly bulletin and an advertising mart.
Guided by Henry B. Fried, a leading American horologist, a trip to the Nordic countries is planned for June.
For more information, contact Nick Larescu: (800) 262-4284.
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