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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]AAHS members can join our WhatsApp group and enjoy some friendly banter. Discuss your latest acquisition, gain advice on a project, see what others are up to, or be congratulated on the latest addition to your family. Click here to send an email to Mick asking to be added to the group...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] John Redfern is an antiquarian horologist, animator and film-maker, with more than 40 years experience as a restorer and 25 years of animation and filming; working with some of the finest and most interesting clocks in the world. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Click below for a short extract from a film created for the Courthouse Tower Clock in Santa Barbara California. It explains the workings of the double three-legged...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] John Redfern is an antiquarian horologist, animator and film-maker, with more than 40 years experience as a restorer and 25 years of animation and filming; working with some of the finest and most interesting clocks in the world. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]This six-minute film of a pocket chronometer shows just some of the techniques that can be used to examine and explain a complex mechanism.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Lost Trades Fair venue changed this year to a new home at Bendigo’s race track. The show had previously been at Kyneton's race track but the venue had become a little small for the numbers of people attending. It was with a little trepidation that a few of the usual suspects headed up to Bendigo for the March long weekend. At this point I should...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Held on October 5th and 6th of 2019, The Melbourne Society of Model and Experimental Engineers Expo was the chance for the AAHS to show the mechanics of clockwork and to see what Melbourne offers in various model, machines and engineering marvel. Thanks to Graham Carr for his collection of Clock parts and complete clocks that he has made which made up a large part of...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Are you ready for a stunning visual feast?Mark Frank's astro-skeleton clock project is almost beyond belief. Visit his web site for the full story or warm up your very own "Big Screen" and log into his Youtube channel.   WARNING: View with extreme caution as addiction is quite likely! Enjoy.   [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][qodef_image_gallery type="slider" image_frame="no" autoplay="3" slide_animation="slide" pretty_photo="no" navigation="yes" pagination="yes" images="7116,7121,7124,7118,7120,7122" image_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Will and Michael test a brass grasshopper escapement as other project members work on elements of their clocks. Timber grasshoppers will also be a feature of some movements. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][qodef_image_gallery type="slider" image_frame="no" autoplay="3" slide_animation="slide" pretty_photo="no" navigation="yes" pagination="yes" images="6794,6791,6793,6792" image_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In October last year several members began a small group project to make their own John Wilding designed Large Wheel Skeleton Clocks. Just prior to Christmas a few additional members expressed interest in joining the project. Some of the group are already underway with frames at various stages of finish and work has also commenced on at least one of the large wheels. A previous group project...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The start of 2020 marks the final year of the society's current Tower Clock project, or so we hope. Great progress has been made over the passed 12 months a many of the clocks are getting close to completion. Keep up the good work. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][qodef_image_gallery type="slider" image_frame="no" autoplay="3" slide_animation="slide" pretty_photo="no" navigation="yes" pagination="yes" images="6754,6755,6757,6758,6759" image_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Here is a taste of the watches auctioned by Bonham's in London last month. Browse all 316 items or check out the editor's "Pick of the Lots" including 4, 8, 12, 15, 17, 20, 23, 28, 53, 56, 92, 113, 126, 160, 175, 238, 252, 294[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_gallery interval="3" images="6591,6583,6561,6562,6563,6564,6573,6574,6586,6575,6578,6576,6577,6589,6579,6580,6581,6582,6584,6585,6587,6588,6590" img_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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