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Histories of The Joseph Ives

Joseph Ives

Joseph Ives (1782-1862) of Connecticut was an inventor and clockmaker. Wooden clock movements were in vogue when Joseph entered the clock trade. He followed this trend and fashioned wooden movements. Soon, however, he realized brass movements would be better, especially those made from rolled sheet brass, so he developed a rolling pinion, a small gear […]

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