FALL MEETING, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2004
Worcester Holiday Inn
|7:30 AM||Registration name tags available for those members who preregistered.
Registration table open for "walk-ins". Mart area open for set-up by table holders only.
|8:00 AM||Mart open; with closing at 11:45 A.M. for 12:00 Noon Luncheon.
(a watchman for Mart will be provided)
|8:30 AM||Silent Auction Table will run from 8:30 to 10:15A.M.|
|9:00 AM||MARINE LEVER ESCAPEMENT CLOCKS - Burt Kassap will discuss and show examples of the so called "Marine Lever Escapement " clocks and the modified movements that evolved and were used in the octagon and circular cases that were popular in passenger ships and rail cars at the turn of the century. Burt is currently vice president of Chapter 8, an AWCI certified clockmaker and has made numerous presentations on varied topics to Chapter 8 in the past.|
|10:30 AM||THE FIRST CHAPTER OF DIAL RESTORATION - Ken Pearson will start with the basic cleaning procedures for painted dials, but will focus primarily on cleaning and resilvering brass dials. He will use slides for most of his presentation and will have some hands on displays and demonstrations. Ken is second generation clockmaker and restorer with more than 20 years experience in the field and writing and lecturing about them. A former Q.C. tech at Waltham Precision Machine ; successor to the Waltham Watch Co.. Has a MS in Art History and a longtime member of the NAWCC and AWCI.|
We are pleased to have Tom Grimshaw with a presentation on THE INGRAHAM FAMILY OF WATCHES AND CLOCKS. Tom is the past President of Chapter 55 . He has held the position of Director of the Eastern States Regional of the NAWCC, and has been President of the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol , Conn. . Tom is a current contributor of many articles to the NAWCC Bulletin and has been a guest lecturer at numerous Chapter and Regional meetings as well as a restorer of clocks.
The Silent Auction table (8: 30 to 10:15) - enables you to sell a few items without the need for a table:
Fill out a slip at the table with your minimum price you will accept for the item. Members can then write in their bids during the course of the auction.
The cost to you as a seller is only $3.00 PER ITEM. The charge is payable in advance and applies whether item sells or not.
At the same table or at the registration table in the hall you can buy a ticket for the 50-50 raffle. YOU get 50% of the total pot and Chapter 8 benefits from the other half. $1.00 per ticket or three for $2.00.
Suitcase Clock Repair Courses
Ron Hunt, a director of Chapter 8, will handle the NAWCC Suitcase Program. If you are interested, contact Ron at a meeting or call him at 978-369-5629. Contact by E-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you any of you have a question or wish to contact someone in the chapter, get in touch with any of these people and they will get your message to the right person if they cannot help you.
President Dave Deutemiam
81 Kingman St., Lakeville, MA 02347
1st Vice Pres. Burt Kassap
112 Bullough Park, Newtonville, MA 02460
2nd Vice Pres. Harold Lincoln
5 Ringbolt Road, Hingham, MA 02043
Treasurer Wayne Paskerian
5 Warren St., Winchester, MA 01890
Secretary Mel Greene
Post Office Box 365, Tweksbury, MA 01876
Past President Bob Frishman
53 Poor St., Andover MA 01810
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