Including the contribution of Northwest England to the development of clocks and watches.
The catalogue of two AHS exhibitions for 2008 from Februari to April at Prescot Museum and the Williamson Museum and Art Gallary, Birkenhead.
The catalogue is written, illustrated and compiled to the highest professional standard.
Contributions from eminent figures in the horological field include Professor Alan Smith, Jonathan Betts, John Robey, Alan Treherne, David Penney, Jeff Darken and others.
Exhibits include Harrison longcase clock No.1, Mudge Blue and Mudge Green, Pennington No.16 and more than twenty other chronometers, most of which come from private collections. There is a strong display of Liverpool made watches together with supporting ephemera.
There is a substantial section of fifteen rare turret clocks, eight magnificent Liverpool longcase clocks and four fine regulators, most from private collections. Additionally there is a display of Lancashire Watch Company watches.
The catalogue of 136 pages with soft cover (270 x 210 mm) is in full color with many detailed illustrations of the 127 exhibits.
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