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225 years of timepieces

225 years of timepieces

a Lancaster County legacy.

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Published by National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Museum in Columbia, PA .
Written in English


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ContributionsNational Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Museum.
The Physical Object
Pagination83p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21878370M

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