Member Reference Requests



NAWCC Member Reference Requests

Library reference is a benefit of NAWCC membership. If you are not a member please see the Non-Member page for information about submitting a request. 


Requests may be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to:

Library & Research Center
514 Poplar Street
Columbia, PA 17512

Please include your name, member number, email and/or mailing address, and phone number.

Watch and Clock Identification

Please include:

  • Clear photographs of the timepiece in question, including pictures of the case, dial, and movement and any names, numbers, or trademarks that appear the case, dial, or movement. The more information we have, the better!
  • Any information that you have about the watch or clock (when, where, and from whom you got it and who else may have owned it), its dimensions, and anything else that you feel may be relevant.
  • If the numbers, names, or trademarks on the piece are not clear in the pictures, please transcribe them.

Article Requests

  • Please include the Author(s), Article title, Periodical title, Volume number, Date, and Pages.
  • There is a .25 charge per page for photocopies and faxed pages.
  • There will be a $4.00 charge for requests for scanned pages that exceed 25 pages.

Reference questions are answered in the order in which they are received. Response time is dependent upon the volume of requests received by the library staff. Librarians and researchers are not able to comment on the value of any timepieces.