Here are some ways of finding out about the identity, age, value or history of your clock or watch.
How do I identify it?
The NAWCC Bulletin has many articles on clock and watch makers. Some of these are on identifying
certain types. You can also request information from the NAWCC. For identification the NAWCC recommends
clear photographs of the watch or clock, its dial, its movement, and any trademarks or words that appear
on them. This is a good starting point for identification.
How do I find the History of its Maker?
The identification references can generally provide information on makers and their history. Tran Duy
Ly's books generally have some information on the makers. The NAWCC Bulletin is another good
How do I find out what is it worth?
Museums generally do not provide appraisals. The various price guides have estimated values. Exploring
sales of related clocks and watches at online auctions such as eBay may
give an indication of the current value. Value is affected by many factors including the condition, absence
of modifications, rarity. You may wish to consult a professional clock and watch appraiser.
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