Urmakaren Albin Schaeder The watchmaker and author Albin Schaeder has published two books on watches, De Underbara Uren and The Proletarian Watch.

He has also published The Watches From StMikael, a 48 pages booklet about the watches salvaged from the wreck that was discovered outside the island of Bortsö in the Åbo archipelago in 1953.

Read more below, where it is also possible to order the books.


The Proletarian Watch

The Book is a must for everyone interested in antique clocks.
It is a research into Georges Frederic Roskopf and his invention, which
made a watch affordable to the working class and created wealth to
hundreds of factories in Switzerland.
Currently available in English and Swedish.

ISBN 978-91-631-9609-6
215 pages
Hard cover

Richly illustrated

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De Underbara Uren

The Wonderful Timepieces – collecting as a hobby

The book is intended for experienced collectors as well as merry amateurs. It is primarily on antique clocks and watches, but is also
picturing the authors life as a watchmaker. The book contains new
research on watch signatures and origins that has never been previously
published and it therefore adds new knowledge.

Currently available in Swedish only.

ISBN 91-631-2195-6
256 pages
Hard cover

Richly illustrated

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The Watches from St Mikael by Albin Schaeder

The Watches from St Mikael 1747

The booklet is a thorough research of the origin of the watches that was
found onboard the wreck St Mikael that was discovered in the sea by the
southwestern coast of Finland in the 1950’s.
Published in English and Swedish.

ISBN 978-91-633-3998-1
48 pages
Booklet, soft cover

Richly illustrated

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The booklet is currently out of print, but we hope to be able to offer it as pdf download shortly.