Monthly Archives: April 2012

Horology in action

       Mechanical clocks turn up in the most unlikely situations. When thinking of the Battle of Britain and the courage of the airman who flew Spitfires and Hurricane in defence of Britain in 1940, the humble clock does … Continue reading

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A book sale to remember

  Many of us who are captivated by the history of timekeeping have an equal interest in the historical literature on the subject; in fact, such is the fascination with antiquarian horology, that quite a few of us have more … Continue reading

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The smallest clockmaker’s workshop in the world

  What I like about museums is the same thing I like about public parks. You can go in and be happy without having to worry about costs, upkeep and security, as private collectors or garden owners have to. What’s … Continue reading

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