horologist


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someone who makes or repairs watches

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Its internal workings - controlled by three separate clockwork mechanisms - are attributed to John-Joseph Merlin, the Belgian horologist and inventor who, amongst other things, gave the world the rollerskate.
Synopsis: Beautifully and profusely illustrated, "Breguet: Art and Innovation In Watchmaking" is a truly dazzling exploration of the work of renowned horologist Breguet is also a fascinating look at what makes watches and other timepieces tick.
The other thread is a more fantastical one, strange things happen in each of the stories leading to the fifth, An Horologist's Labyrinth.
Horologist David Mitchell, retiring at 72, turned the hands on eight landmark timepieces to 12 o'clock as he finished his last day winding up their manual workings.
Rebecca, who is an antiquarian horologist, said: "We have had a lot of positive feedback about our collaboration with Morgan Motors with enquiries and orders coming in from the UK, Austria, France and America.
The tale is a sexy one, when the frustrated young Concepcion plans an in flagrante hour with her poet lover while her horologist husband Torquemada is out winding the town clocks.
This is an ultra-lavish, oversize volume (12x12") featuring 240 generous-size illustrations (138 in color)--prepared as a tribute to the famed horologist George Daniels (1926-2011).
The Space Travellers' Watch created by renowned horologist the late George Daniels achieved several world records when it sold at Sothebys auction recently.
Last month Sotheby's sold the clocks and watches either made, or collected, by the brilliant Isle of Man horologist George Daniels.
His film credits include The Last Trick, The Crop and The Horologist. His television roles include Water Rats, All Saints, Love Is A Four Letter Word, The Business Show, Fallen Angels, Totally Wild, Today Tonight and G.P.
Sunday's clock adjustments will be made by consultant horologist Francis Brodie and overseen by the Science Museum's conservator Richard Horton.
He is an avid horologist, building, restoring and collecting clocks (with a specialty in 18th-century brass English clocks), and also holds a patent for a fiber optic connector.
THE STORY: Catherine Gehrig is a horologist, an expert in the science and instruments of measuring time, at London's Swinburne Museum.
His iconic Bentley was later bought by the groundbreaking horologist George Daniels, who owned it until his death last year.
Nationalist Massimo D'Azeglio is said to have remarked, "We have made Italy, now we have to make Italians." Somewhere in the city of Florence, family man and horologist Giovanni Panerai was listening intently.