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Post by koimaster » January 5th 2012, 9:40pm

Hamilton's 'How a watch works' 1949:



Wristwatch Cinema: Hamilton’s “How a Watch Works,” 1949 – I Already Have a Watch.





http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiCPu0SjEW4




YouTube - Cómo Funciona un Reloj Mecánico



Hamilton's 'What makes a fine watch fine' 1947.



Wristwatch Cinema: Hamilton’s “What Makes a Fine Watch Fine”, 1947 – I Already Have a Watch.





English spring detent escapement about 1860 and an unsigned, possibly Swiss pivoted detent escapement.



YouTube - chronometers.wmv



Australian Watchmaker at work - 1953 newsreel:



WATCHES (aka WATCHMAKER) - British Pathe





Short animated film about a watchmaker :



Watchmaker - Video



Tissot Astrolon running:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=zYFLnstvADQ



Hand making a PW watch case:




http://youtu.be/PhW33Or3rt0

http://hiro.alliancehorlogere.com/en/Under_the_Loupe/Oiling_the_Anti-Shock_System


http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4338016690761527759#


Changing a mainspring




http://youtu.be/GjZj3XTGTHs


Roamer alarm watch demonstration



YouTube - Armbandwecker Roamer MST 417 Wristalarm Watch



Vulcain Cricket Alarm watch demonstration



YouTube - vulcain cricket





Sekonda ad featuring Ronnie Barker (1980s???):



YouTube - Sekonda russian watch advert





Accurist ads featuring John Cleese - 1978:



YouTube - John Cleese Accurist "Accu-Wrist, Accu-Ankle"





Bulova Accutron ad 1960's



YouTube - Vintage 1960s Bulova Accutron Watch Commercial





Timex ad 1950's (?) (lots more suggested on Youtube once you've got this):



YouTube - Vintage Timex Commercial



Making watch hands - in French.



YouTube - Horlogerie - Le Fabricant d'Aiguilles





Soviet newsreel about the Petrodvorets watch factory (Raketa) 1961



YouTube - Soviet newsreel about watch production




http://youtu.be/yYCrTFNQcjc

A German casemaker who has made number of videos about casemaking. This is part one - Youtube then shows further episodes. Thanks Erik H.



YouTube - Watchmaking, Casemaking Part 1, Gehäusemachen 1. Teil



First (?) electronic watch - LIP, France. No sound and the first few seconds - about nuclear power - are an editing error (I presume).



ELECTRONIC WATCH - British Pathe



International watch & jewellery fair, London 1958:



NOVELTY WATCHES - British Pathe



Watch collector, London 1944:



http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=38461



Amazing watch inside a coin, plus another neat purse watch. No sound.



http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=8861



Some amazing early watches:



http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=36700



Some more clocks and watches- 1934



http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=28316





http://youtu.be/GjZj3XTGTHs
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