Monthly Archives: March 2013

Time for everyone

  In 1947, the British chronicler of timekeeping, Donald de Carle, wrote the following tribute to American engineer Warren Marrison: ‘it is to him we are indebted for the most accurate timekeeper in the world.’ Marrison worked at the Bell … Continue reading

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The dog watch

    Anyone with connections with the sea and ships will tell you that the dog watch is a period of service between 4.00pm and 8.00pm and that it is split into two watches, the first and second watches on … Continue reading

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Where can I see antiquarian horology?

  I refer not to our society’s journal (which you can of course see by joining us!), but where can we see old clocks and watches?  I clearly remember dearly wanting to know this information when I first became properly … Continue reading

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