are some organizations and periodicals that I belong and subscribe to:
National Association of Watch and Clock
NAWCC Tower Clock Chapter #134
NAWCC Chicagoland Chapter #3
Horology -The Index . A terrific resource for
all manner of horological information.
British Horological Institute
Antiquarian Horological Society
Clocks, the monthly magazine for clock
collectors, repairers and makers worldwide
Here are some links I've found to be quite informative:
site by Aldo Javier Albinarrate devoted to a pictorial record of tower clocks around the
world. Contains much interesting information on history and restorations.
Links to Tower Clocks Sites World Wide,
Views of tower clocks around the world by Donn Haven Lathrup
Toine Daelmans, Netherlands.
A site for tower clocks and astronomical clocks. Professional tower clock restoration,
installation, repair and preservation. (In Dutch language).
Barrie's virtual museum of clocks. A collection
of pictures and information about more than
200 clocks, including many electric clocks and master clocks.
Machines . Information for the person interested in antique machinery and clocks. Take
a look at the special section on remontoire
Croce master clock maker, Cogorno,
A site by Paul A. Prescott featuring time and other kinds of
Paul Strickland. Specialists in antique, electric
and turret clocks, England.
Peter Holtby. Master clock
maker and builder of the Millenium clock featured in the skeleton clock section.
Gilbert Veraart, Netherlands. Pulsyntetic electric
Interclock Antik. A german firm specializing in the
sale of tower clocks.
Astronomical clock building. Pieter Merckx shows
several planisperic-based clocks he has built.
private museum containing a complete
planetarium in ceiling of the house! Located in Zuylenburgh, Holland
Clock History.com . History of Westclox clocks
and watches, and history of Telechron, Seth Thomas and Standard Electric Time Company
Collectible Detective.com. A vintage
and antique directory.
U.K. firm established in 1856 and still making tower clocks, architectural
and specialty time pieces
http://www.patrimoine-horloge.fr/astronomiques.html . A simply amazing
and pictorially rich site covering scores of Europe's major astronomical
clocks. If you can't travel there or get into the towers this is the next
best thing. It is, however, in French, but the photos are enough and there
is a rough translation available through Google.