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Daniel Quare.

Isaac Sharp

Daniel Quare.

by Isaac Sharp

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Published by Society of Friends) in (London? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsQuare, Daniel, 1649-1724.
The Physical Object
Pagination(15) p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21157394M

Daniel Quare ( or – 21 March ) was an English clockmaker and instrument maker who Invented a repeating watch movement in and a portable barometer in Both Edward Barlow and Daniel Quare claimed the invention of the repeating watch, just before The King, upon tryal of each of them, was pleased to give the preference to Mr. Quare 's, of which notice was given soon after in the "Gazette. Appears in 9 books from Page 57 - HELE, a clockmaker, was everywhere held to be a great artist on account of the pocket clocks which, soon after the year , he first made in Nuremberg, with.

The book has important chapters on George of Denmark, Tompion¿s most ambitious patron; a checklist of George Graham¿s clocks and watches; an excellent chapter on Daniel Quare (especially his numbered pillar barometers); and a good section on the Knibb family. A fine copy beautifully bound in half-leather with marbled : Hardcover. Daniel Quare was a celebrated maker of clocks, watches and barometers. He began making quarter-repeating watches around and was one of the first clockmakers to make the hour and minute hands work as one. Among his most distinguished patrons were James II and William III.

  Rich, that's a hard one. There were too Daniel Quare´s and not father and son. Quare II was apprenticed , so I would say you have a Quare date letter "P" looks to be As to the rest, we have a half-crown above those letters. but sorry to say I cannot make them out. Now looking at Jackson, will PM later. Nice watch. Best wishes. The Guildhall Library, which houses the books and manuscripts of the company as well as materials relating to the history of London, is open the same days, from a.m. to p.m. This article has been adapted from The Clockmakers of London by George White (Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.


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Daniel Quare by Isaac Sharp Download PDF EPUB FB2

Daniel Quare Book Series (2 Books) From Book 1Author: Paul Witcover. Daniel Quare is a journeyman in an From the book: ‘ England is embroiled in a globe-spanning conflict that stretches from her North American colonies to Europe and beyond.

Across the Channel, the French prepare for an invasion - an invasion rumored to be led by none other than Bonnie Prince Charlie/5. Daniel Quare, of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, was sent by his masters to find that deadly time- piece.

But he was not alone in his pursuit: both the mysterious thief Grimalkin and the ruthless French spy and assassin Thomas Aylesford were on its trail/5. Daniel Quare, (born c.Somersetshire?, England—died Ma [, Old Style], Croydon, Surrey), celebrated English clock maker who invented a repeating watch mechanism () that sounded the nearest hour and quarter hour when the owner pushed a pin protruding from the case.

He also invented a portable barometer (), originally fitted with legs but later designed to hang on. By family repute, Quare barometer No, was in the Ford family for well over years, they were prominent Lancashire Quakers and the family believed that they acquired it new, direct from their Quaker compatriot, Daniel Quare.

On 4th Decemberthe Dutch statesman, scientist and poet, Constantyn Huygens, wrote in his diary. Daniel Quare is alive again in a new watch. A new brand based on an old brand, and new face based on old movements It Daniel Quare. book tell the time, maybe a different time, maybe a different version of it but it tells some time.

The DQ watch is no ordinary watch design it has a deep and very. Daniel Quare Daniel Quare (c) became one of the most illustrious clockmakers in England. The earliest record of him is his appearance in the minutes of a Clockmakers’ Company Quarter Court on 3 Aprilwhen he was admitted as a Brother of the Company upon payment of £3.

Daniel Quare. Quare a Quaker, was born in and died in He was admitted to the Clockmakers Company in and was Master in As well as making very fine clocks he made repeating watches and is famous for his watch submitted to James II as a comparison to that made by Rev.

Edward Barlow. I took our stubborn old longcase to The. Daniel Quare: A rare gilt-brass mounted ivory pillar barometer, London, circa concealed tube with silvered plates engraved on one side with English weather indications and on the reverse with 27 pins. Daniel Quare is believed to have been born in Somerset c and is a celebrated English clock maker who invented the repeating watch mechanism inwhich sounded the nearest hour and quarter hour when the owner of said watch pushed a pin, protruding from its case.

In the register-book he is described as 'clockmaker, of Martins-le-Grand in the liberty of Westminster.' Soon after, Quare removed to the parish of St. Anne and St. Agnes within Aldersgate, where infor refusing to pay a rate for the maintenance of the clergy of the parish, his goods to the value of 5 l.

were seized to defray a fine of 2 l. 12 s. 6 d. Here is small quote from of Britten's book "Old Clocks and Watches and their makers, first edition ofpp ", chapter "The Famous Makers". Daniel Quare - This worthy contemporary of Tompion was born in Quare was admitted as a brother of the Clockmakers' Company inand served as master in In Daniel Quare applied for and was granted the first patent on the construction of portable barometers.

Members of the Royal Society, the most eminent learned institution in Britain, were impressed by his design, which 'inverted without spilling the quick silver, or letting in any air, or excluding the pressure of the atmosphere'. The book of Daniel is counted as a prophetical book in our English Bibles, but in the Jewish scriptures it is among the writings.

The book was originally written in Hebrew (except Danielwhich is in Aramaic), but the ancient Greek translations known as the Septuagint (abbreviated LXX) and Theodotion are also important witnesses to the.

The maker, Daniel Quare (), worked in London at St Martin's le Grand, and later, byat the King's Arms, Exchange Alley. He was a Quaker, and is said to have died in Croydon, but he was buried in the Quakers' Burial Ground at Bunhill Fields. $ for your Daniel Quare ranks as an incredible deal in my books.

Michael A gold Quare is shown in The British Museum Watches by David Thompson with many similarities in dial, plate and cock to yours. The book says that Quare became a Brother of the Clockmakers' Company in ; in he went into partnership with Stephen Horseman and. 18 Quotes From The Book Of Daniel: Old Testament Bible Quotations Update on Decem by Pastor Jack Wellman Daniel was a Jew who lived in captivity, but because of his faith in God he met with success even while living in a foreign land.

Daniel Quare & Stephen Horseman, London No. Circa A very fine George I ebony and gilt-brass striking and pull quarter repeating table clock. Circa Daniel Quare No. Werk. An early 18th Century quarter repeating verge by Daniel Quare in silver pair cases. Full plate fire gilt movement signed gilt dust cover and five decoratively turned pillars.

Pierced and engraved cock with large diamond endstone, pierced and engraved plate for the silver regulator disc. Anyone for barometers by Thomas Tompion and Daniel Quare.

A superb book with little basis in reality for the average barometer collector containing loads of specimens from the Science Museum, V&A etc.

The scientific principles are described first and clearly enough to comprehend the also ran ideas/5(4). Daniel Quare (c/) was born in Somerset. A highly esteemed watchmaker, Quare was admitted to the Clockmakers’ Company inlater becoming Master in   Quare established himself as an important horological innovator by inventing a type of repeating work around Daniel Quare was a well respected watch maker who lived in England from the mid-seventeenth to early eighteenth century.

His timepieces still sell at auctions today and were ground breaking when made. In this book the author, Paul Witcover, has turned this unassuming horologist into a swash buckling version of his real life self/5(10).Both Edward Barlow and Daniel Quare claimed the invention of the repeating watch, just before [2]: Both applied for a patent on it, which was decided in favor of Quare in Repeater watches were much harder to make than repeater clocks; fitting the bells, wire gongs and complicated striking works into a pocketwatch movement.