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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1702809903832{margin-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] After 40 years on the job, the time has come for Sale's chief clock winder Bruce Arnup to hand over the keys. Sale's clock tower, which stands in the main street of the small Gippsland town, is a replica of the original tower which featured as part of the post office built in 1886. READ MORE ...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In this BBC Four video Professor Simon Schaffer tells the story of an amazing machine built around 250 years ago - a small clockwork boy who can write. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text] In 1774, Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721-1790), his son Henri-Louis Jaquet-Droz (1752-1791) and their fellow clockmaker Jean-Frédéric Leschot (1746-1824) presented three humanoid automata known as The Writer, The Musician and The Draughtsman, for the first time at their...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In celebrating 100 years of the Central clocktower this year, SBS is broadcasting Sydney Trains award-winning short documentary ‘Running on Time’ (2015). Running on Time traces the evolution of railway time through early mechanical time keeping to modern satellite systems. In the documentary, we meet the railway staff who maintain various clocks, watches and time keeping devices that connect our rail system, and explores technological changes...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]"Watts On" is a periodical produced by Sydney's EHG (Electric Horology Group), NAWCC Chapter 72. Click on the links below to read or download some of their recent newsletters. Republished with permission.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]May 2020 July 2020 September 2020[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As daylight saving ends in the UK for 2020, the horological conservator at Windsor Castle will be busy changing more than 400 clocks from the Royal Collection Trust. For those of us with smartphones and smartwatches, the change to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) on Sunday 25 October will happen automatically whilst we sleep. But for the hundreds of clocks in the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle,...

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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]Below is a short animation of John Harrison's Grasshopper Escapement created for an exhibition at the Royal Society London in June 2006.[/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] 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]Below is a short clip of the escapement in action and created for Anthony Randall for a lecture, first given to the Antiquarian Horological Society at West...

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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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