Hello readers! I hope you all are enjoying a wonderful holiday season! David took Steve and I on a little study tour to see some private collections. Partly, this was an attempt to engender in me a love for American clocks. As I specialize in English and European objects, I am not as familiar with [...]
Hi all - if you missed out on the Harmon Estate sale - you can still get in on the action! Cabin Fever took over the estate when I returned to Seattle last year. They have been slowly selling the inventory over the months following the sale in June of 2014. BUT! They have saved [...]
KEEP AN EYE ON THE HARMON ESTATE SALE PAGE - AS THAT IS THE OFFICIAL NEWS AND INFORMATION PAGE ON THE SALE. IT WILL BE REGULARLY UPDATED WITH A LIST OF CONTENTS AND THE SALE INFORMATION, ETC.
Day No.7 – Now that’s a demagnetizer !
To use, a watch is placed inside of the core; the slide is then moved in and out to change the polarity of the magnet, as described in patent number 699863: The slide and comb thereon constitute a pole changer, and in practice the same is actuated to cause frequent reverses of the [...]
Day No.5 – leaks
Today the roof was inspected and deemed beyond repair. The options are limited, so we've decided to have the roof tarped in the meantime. New leaks have started and the buckets are filling fast. I spent much of the day navigating the leaks, as we experienced a torrential down pour. In between emptying buckets, I [...]