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Waltham Watch Company, 1925-1957 Historical research on the Waltham Watch Co.

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Unread 11-09-2007, 06:53 AM
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The following is from the library of the Charles River Museum of Industry
Waltham Mass

Walthm War Work


CLOCKS Aircraft, standard Type A.11 and (Type A-7)
" 12 hour 37 size
" " " with elapsed time hands
" 24 hour " Civil Date indicator
" " " " " " " and
Elapsed Time Hands
COMPASSES kIT
Pocket Watch Type
Wrist Watch Type

ESCAPEMENTS Ship's Clocks and Timing Devices

FUSES Base Detonating
Mechanical Time
Percussion

FUSE ESCAPEMENT SPRINGS

FUSE MOVEMENTS

HEAT TREATING

PARTS Aerial Camera
Aircraft radio
Aviation Instrument
Mechanical Time Fuse
Precision - for airplane,gun-
sights. binoculars, gun-mounts,
aircraft engines, etc.

PLATING

RECORDING DRIFT SIGHTS

RESEARCH Work on War Devices

REMOTE CONTROL CABLES

SPEEDOMETERS Armored Cars and Jeeps
Military Vehicles

TACHOMETERS Magnetic aircraft
Magnetic camera

WATCHES Chronometer

Gimballed
Mounted in rubber

Comparing
Deck
Fire Control (6/0 9 & 17 Jewel)
General Service Pocket
Master Navigation
Navigation
Navigation (Hack)
Railroad
Stop



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Unread 11-09-2007, 09:28 AM
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Junior,

If one were to donate ephemera, books, etc., to the CRM, who is the contact?
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Unread 11-09-2007, 02:43 PM
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Contact Gerrit Nijssen. He is on the CRMI Library Committee.

His E Mail is-- javarose@comcast.net

I will be seeing Gerrit next Thursday at the museum and can ask him
to contact you.

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Unread 11-09-2007, 02:57 PM
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No thank you. I just wanted the contact--are there others?
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Unread 11-09-2007, 04:15 PM
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As a Trustee of the CRMI I can except donations for the museum. If you wish to donate horological items then contact me.

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thank you--will keep it in mind
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A few other contacts at the CRMI

Kim Kalen Assistant Director

Bill Nolan Trustee Management Committee Chair

Larry Chelmow Trustee

Marty Cohen Trustee

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Frank no longer attends as he has been ill for a few years now.
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