The Next Mart is Sunday, November 15, 2015.

Our next meeting is on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the Norway House. Please see the Events page for times.

The November meeting’s educational talk will be given by Peter Lakatos entitled “Modern Watches”. Bring your modern watches for display and discussion.

There is an interesting video of a clock made in 1375 AD on YouTube. There are some recreations of this in a shopping center in Dubai and a museum in Switzerland. Take a look, we think you will find it interesting.

Hope to see you there.

The Next Mart is Sunday, September 20, 2015.

Our next meeting is on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the Norway House. Please see the Events page for times.

We have posted the newsletter for September so go to the Newsletter page and check it out. You can also sign up for the email version by using our  new subscribe button on the page.

The Educational talk for September will be “How I spent my summer vacation: The Future of Clock Making” by Mike Dempsey, and I am pretty sure that he will be talking about making a clock or clock parts using a 3d printer.

Hope to see you there.

Midwest Regional August 7th and 8th in Valparaiso, In

Please Help! Volunteers are needed for the Midwest regional.

We need volunteers to help at the Registration Desk. Please contact Dorothy Hanson at (63O) 323-7984 (Evenings before 10 p.m. CDT) or email her at fhansen34@yahoo.com.

The Midwest Regional returns as a two day event this year on August 7th and 8th at the Porter County Exposition Center, 215 East Division Road, in Valparaiso, Indiana

The pre-registration deadline is July 20th. You can register at at the NAWCC’s website or print out and mail a paper copy.

The 2015 Exhibit will be :  Illinois Bunn Special, 16 Size
The Program will be Michael Chamelin, Author of The 16 Size Illinois Bunn Special 1913-1948

Electric Horology Chap. 78, British Horology Chap. 159, and Horological Tool Chapter 173 will be having Meetings and presentations.
There will be a Tailgate on Friday morning before the mart opens(weather permitting) and a banquette on Friday night after the mart closes.
This is always a fun event and you should come if you can.
If you can help out by volunteering some time it really makes a difference. Our organization is what you make it.
Hope to see you there.

Next Mart will be September 20, 2015

We had our May Mart on May 3 and it went well.  Forty six people attended, Mike Dempsey gave a talk on repairing hairsprings and the pin pallet escapement (the most commonly used escapement today.)

May 2015 Mart

Make sure that you check out the most recent “Spot a Clock.”

Have a great summer and we will see you in September.

The Next Mart is March 15, 2015 at the Norway House.

Our next mart is Sunday, March 15, 2015. Please see the Events page for times.

The Educational Talk will be on Building a Wooden Clock by Brad Smith.

Important Notice.
There is a dues change for 2015. There will now be a $5 charge to get a paper copy of the newsletter mailed to you. There is no charge for the email version and you can always print off your own copy from the Newsletter section on the Website.

Hope to see you there.

The Next Mart is January 18, 2015 at the Norway House.

Our next mart is Sunday, January 18, 2015.

The education talk for January will be on The English Watchmaking Industry given by DannO Osterud.

Show and tell will be English watches and tools. Bring your best or most unusual to show.

Important Notice.
There is a dues change for 2015. There will now be a $5 charge to get a paper copy of the newsletter mailed to you. There is no charge for the email version and you can always print off your own copy from the Newsletter section on the Website.

Hope to see you there.

For more information on Chapter 47’s Marts please check out the Events page.

Next Mart is September 21, 2014 at the Norway House

Our next mart is September 21,2014.

The education talk for September has changed and will now be “Style, Design and Time: How the Disposable Wristwatch Helped Save the Swiss Watchmaking Industry”, by Amelia Osterud.

September’s Newsletter is now posted, click the link or go to the newsletter page.

Hope to see you there.
For more information on Chapter 47’s Marts please check out the Events page.

One Day Mid-West Regional

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014

This year’s NAWCC Mid-West Regional will be a one day event held in Antioch IL. It will be held at the VFW Post #4551, located at 75 North Avenue Antioch, IL 60002

Mart Setup is at 9:00am (open to table holders only)
and the Mart will open at 9:30am and run until 3:00pm.

Registration Fee is 5.00 per person. An 8’ Table is $20.00 (1 Member/spouse per table), the preregistration Deadline is July 25, 2014.

Download the Registration form Here (Contact Dorothy Hanson for more information.)

Chicagoland Chapter 3 is the Host Chapter and the co-hosts are Menomonee Valley Chapter 47, Peacepipe Chapter 83 and Madison Chapter 171.

NAWCC 2014 National in Milwaukee

The NAWCC 2014 National will be held in Milwaukee on June 17-21, 2014 at the Wisconsin Center.

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Have you registered for the National Convention yet? Join fellow collectors and horologists in attending lectures, workshops, informational presentations and various annual chapter meetings scheduled to coincide with the event.

Pre-registration ends May 30th! Register online for 2014 National Convention.

Or- download the registration form and mail it in.

More information on the National: