This vintage text contains a detailed guide to watch repair, with descriptions of the watch movement, parts of the watch, and common stoppages of wrist watches. The aim of this text is to describe as clearly as possible how the watch works and how to repair and keep it in order. Complete with step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations, this volume is ideal for anyone with an interest in watch repair, and it would make for a great addition to collections of watch-related literature. The chapters of this book include: Description of a Watch Movement, The Motive Power, The Parts of a Watch, Special Names for Parts, Number of Screws, The Great Wheel, Jewels, The Bottom Plate, The Compensating Balance & Hairspring, The Lever Escapement, etcetera. We are republishing this antiquarian book now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.