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Horological organizations

The British Horological Institute: Many Americans belong to this English horological organization. They offer a great overseas clock repair correspondence course as well as a professional certification program to become a certified clock repair expert.

American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute: This is the premier Clockmakers organization in the United States. Hands on training programs are offered in various parts of the U.S. They also offer various professional certification programs.

National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC): Includes hobbyists, professional clock dealers and clock repair persons. Membership includes subscriptions to NAWCC magazines, participation in conventions, trading marts, local chapter activies, workshops and eductional seminars. The one membership requirement is a fascination with the art and science of horology!

British Watch and Clockmakers' Guild: Organization for watch and clockmakers located in England.

The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers: Founded in 1631, this guild is the oldest of its kind in the world! Operates a clock and watch museum in the City of London, open to the public.

The Antiquarian Horological Society: A British learned society formed to promote the study of clocks and the history of time measurement in all its forms. Holds meetings, and publishes a quartery journal, Antiquarian Horology.

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