The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. (NAWCC) 2024 National Convention  Chattanooga Convention Center

Chattanooga, Tennessee        June 13 - June 16, 2024

The Mart

Buy, Sell, Trade in the Mart!

Opens Friday afternoon, June 14, from noon to 5 pm. Open Saturday, 9 am-5 pm. Public access on Saturday afternoon
The Auction

Enter Items to sell,

or make great buys, at our Live Auction! Use the form link below to register your item early. Auction Preview June 14, 6-7:30 pm Auction June 14, 7:30-9:30 pm Live Auction Registration
Banquet

Register for our Banquet.

The food is always good! The company even better! Saturday, June 15, 2024 6 – 8 pm
WHAT WE DO

NAWCC Membership Join US in Chattanooga and beyond!

NAWCC members have access to an online horological forum, the world’s largest horological research library, horology events and conventions, and so much more. Members also enjoy subscriptions to Watch & Clock Bulletin and Mart & Highlights magazines.

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The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors

We provide Knowledge!

In 1943, three watch collectors formed a club for horology enthusiasts called The Watch Collectors Club. When the club added clock collectors, they changed the name to the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors. Today, the NAWCC has nearly 10,000 members worldwide.

The NAWCC is committed to being the world leader, educator, and advocate for horology and for everyone interested in timepieces and the art and science of timekeeping.

NAWCC MUSEUM

The Museum in Columbia, PA features the largest collection of timepieces in North America – more than 13,000 from around the world, including a German table clock from about 1570. Visiting the NAWCC Museum is the closest you can come to time travel. From prehistory to the space age, the items on display delight visitors of all ages.

Education

Experience the NAWCC’s Mission in School of Horology Classes The NAWCC is committed to being the world leader, educator, and advocate for horology and for everyone interested in timepieces and the art and science of timekeeping.

The NAWCC School of Horology is located in Columbia, PA, and its educational programs serve to stimulate interest in and preserve knowledge of horological crafts. We look forward to welcoming you to future classes.

Research

The Fortunat Mueller-Maerki Library & Research Center (LARC) is one of the largest in the world dedicated to the study of time and timekeeping. The collection includes books, videos, catalogs, periodicals and archival material.

PRE-CONVENTION TRIP

Join us for a pre-convention trip to the Breslin Tower to learn about the Seth Thomas Tower Clock and the Bells on Monteagle Mountain at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, about one hour from the Chattanooga Convention Center.  Meet at the tower at 11 am Central Time, Thursday, June 13, 2024 for a great learning experience with your host, Huntsville Chapter 61 member Keith Henley, who has been maintaining the clock for several years.  Please register soon, space in the tower is limited!  (Registration form coming soon.)

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Time & Strike Workshop

Register for the three-day Time and Strike Workshop taught by our own School of Horology’s Ken De Lucca.  The class will begin Wednesday, June 12, 2024, and conclude Friday, June 14, 2024.  A box lunch is included with the fee each day.  All clock materials will be provided.  The student is asked to bring safety glasses, and encouraged to bring a magnifying visor; a magnetic-base, battery-powered, LED desk lamp; and if available a time and strike clock of their own for investigation by the class.  The class is limited to 8 students, so please register soon!   Click “Learn More” below to access more detailed information and the Registration Form.

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Archie Perkins Mobile Classroom

The American Watch and Clock Institute (AWCI) will be here with their Archie Perkins Mobile Horological Classroom!  Get details for the acclaimed “Build a Watch” Class below!

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OUR AWESOME TEAM

Our Team

Please contact one of us for any questions not answered by the pages of this website.  Please note that this website is under construction and more information will be added as available.  We would love to hear from you, and hope to see you in Chattanooga in June, 2024!

Chris Martin

General Chair

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Glen Kitts

General Chair

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Sherry Kitts

General Chair

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