Most of the useful information on this site comes from other web sites not
run by me. Any page that doesn't show the menu on the left-hand side is
one of these external sites.
Below are listed links to sites which I refer to from my site for
information. They provide a great resource for all sorts of information
related to Horology. I sincerely thank these sites for making this
information available, without them my site would be much less
Source for my tables on pocket watch sizes, and watch dating by serial
numbers. Also the source for the article on the Elgin Watch Factory.
Community Home Page
- Source of information for the Waltham Watch
- Waltham Company Web
Waltham watch serial
number database, and company
- Elgin Watch
This site has a wealth of information about Elgin watches, including a
history of the company, various Elgin databases, etc. I refer to some of
these resources from my site.
- Marshall Vintage
- Source of the Guide to
Grading pocket watches.
Fascination of old clocks and
The source of my history of the pocket watch pre, and post 1850.
- The Clock
- Source of information about clock manufacture dates from serial
numbers, winding key sizes, ships clock bell strikes, and the poem that
led to long-case clocks being called grandfather clocks.
- Source of information for pocket watch owners guides for case types,
winding, setting the time, and faults & maintenance.
- Clocks and
Source of information on why Roman dials usually use "IIII" instead of
"IV" for four, and history on where our minutes and hours came from.
Information and history of railroad grade watches.
- National Association of
- Source of my information on standard winding key sizes. Also,
the pocketwatch bulletin board.
- British Horological
Diagrams of parts for wristwatches and lever escapements.
Provided an excellent history of the watch in the History section
- Hallmark Database
An excellent guide to British and European Hallmarks. Useful for
identifying where and when watch cases were made, as well as the precious
metal content of the watch cases.
The following are other useful Watch-related web sites.
- Watch U seek
General information about manufacturers, watch dealers, watch discussion
forums, trading areas, etc.
section on eBay
A useful site for keeping an eye on the current watch prices at auction,
as well as for buying or selling your watch.
section on eBay Canada
Similar to the main eBay site, but in Canadian dollars.