CONNECTICUT MANUFACTURED CLOCKS
America's best selling author of clock books in nearing completion of his lifetime effort to produce the authoritative series of books on all of Connecticut's major clock manufactures.  The eight firms covered in Mr. Ly's books produced over 90 percent of the mechanical clocks, excluding alarm clocks, manufactured in America.  The arlingtonbooks.com has produced and published all of these books to the highest standards.  There will be over 3,500 pages of information available on the history of these firms as well as illustrations of the watches and clocks they produced.  A brief summary of each of Mr. Ly's books in his series on Connecticut Manufactured Clocks follows:

ANSONIA CLOCKS & WATCHES

by Tran Duy Ly

The most beautiful line of clocks ever produced in America was produced by the Ansonia Clock Co. Ansonia clocks were first produced in Ansonia, Connecticut, the town named by the clockmaker, but the later Ansonia clocks were produced in Brooklyn. Now Ansonia collectors eagerly pursue these exquisite clocks. The first edition of Ansonia Clocks was published in 1989 and the new, greatly expanded second edition was complete in 1998. This is the largest, most complete book ever written on any clock manufacturer by any author. It contains 752 pages - 8 1/2 x 11 and 3061 illustrations. Smyth sewn hardbound on white gloss enamel text with 2004 Price Update $89.50.  (Special Price $53.70)

2004 Price Update only $15.00 (Special Price $8.50)

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GILBERT CLOCKS

by Tran Duy Ly

Gilbert Clocks was published in 1998. Gilbert was known for their wonderful clock sets and many Art Nouveau and Art Deco clocks. 448 pages - 8 1/2 x 11 with 1698 quality illustrations and photographs. Smyth sewn hardbound on white gloss enamel text with 120 pages Supplement and 2000 Price Update $89.50. (Special Price $53.70)

120 pages Supplement and 2000 Price Update only $29.50. (Special Price $17.70)

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INGRAHAM CLOCKS & WATCHES

by Tran Duy Ly

 

With a Special Section on Early Ingraham Clocks by Thomas J. Spittler

Ingraham Clocks & Watches was published in 1998. For the first time brings to light many new facts on this most interesting firm. The book contains a complete section on early Ingraham clocks produced before the Civil War. Also included is the most complete selection of Ingraham black mantle clocks ever presented. 

8 1/2 x 11 - 384 pages - 1,269 quality illustrations and photographs. Smyth sewn hardbound on white gloss enamel text with 1999 Price Update $59.50. (Special Price $35.70)

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NEW HAVEN CLOCKS & WATCHES

by Tran Duy Ly

Released in 1997, New Haven Clocks & Watches does justice to the vast line of clocks and watches produced by one of America's most prolific makers. It contains a special section on New Haven movements. With 2,200 quality illustrations and photographs.

8 1/2 x 11 - 520 pages - Smyth sewn hardbound on white gloss enamel text, with 2000 Price Update $55.00

(Special Price $33.00)

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SESSIONS CLOCKS:

by Tran Duy Ly

With Sessions Clocks, Tran Duy Lys monumental task of documenting the production and history of the eight giants of the Connecticut clock industry is now complete. Starting with Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements, over 15 years ago, and finishing with the last of the major Connecticut firms, Sessions, Mr. Ly's series on Connecticut clock manufacturers is the unequaled reference on the history of the clockmaking industry in America.  8 1/2 x 11 - 336 pages.  843 illustrations and photographs. Smyth sewn hardbound on white gloss enamel text with 2002 Price Update $49.50. (Special Price $29.70)

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Seth Thomas Clocks & Movements - Third Edition - Volume 1 and Volume 2

by Tran Duy Ly

This is a 2 Volume set. Please note there are no duplication of clocks from Volume 1 to Volume 2

Volume 1, published in 2004, from pages 1 - 576, with 1888 quality illustrations and photographs

Volume 2 from pages 577 - 1152, with 1717 quality illustrations and photographs. 

All clock illustrations from 1st and 2nd Edition are now in 3rd Edition - Volume 1 and Volume 2.

Volume 1 from pages 1 - 576, with 1,888 quality illustrations and photographs.

8 1/2 x 11 - Smyth sewn hardbound in white gloss enamel text with 2005 Price Up-date $79.50 (Special Price $47.70)

Volume 2 from pages 577 - 1,152, with 1,717 quality illustrations and photographs.

8 1/2 x 11 - Smyth sewn hardbound in white gloss enamel text, with 2005 Price Up-date $79.50 (Special Price $47.70)

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Waterbury Clocks & Watches by Tran Duy Ly is a 2 Volume set.

Please note there are no duplication of clocks from Volume 1 to Volume 2, and all clock illustrations from the 1st Edition "Waterbury Clocks History, Identification & Price Guide", published in 1989  with ISBN 0-930163-40-0 are now in the 2nd Edition, Volume 1 and Volume 2.

Waterbury Clocks & Watches - 2nd Edition, Volume 1, published in 2001. ISBN:0-930163-90-7 from pages 1-584, with 2,282 quality catalog illustrations and photographs. Brand New. Original Shrink Wrap. Perfect Condition. With 2001 Price Update $69.50. (Special Price $41.70)

Waterbury Clocks & Watches - Second Edition, Volume 2, published in 2013. ISBN: 0-930163-92-3 - Hardbound in white gloss enamel text, from pages 585-1032 - 8 1/2 x 11, with 1352 quality illustrations and photographs. Brand New. Original Shrink Wrap. Perfect Condition. With 2013 Price Update $69.50. (Special Price $41.70)

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WELCH CLOCKS - 2nd Edition

by Tran Duy Ly

Published in 2013
576 pages - 8 1/2 x 11 -  Smyth sewn hardbound on white gloss enamel text with 2013 Price Update $89.50.

(Special Price $53.70)

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