This blog is about objects and ideas in the story of time, as explored by the AHS. We're trying new ways of sharing what we're up to.
Monthly Archives: April 2013
Old clocks and watches are fascinating even without knowing how they work, but just a simple explanation provides a much deeper appreciation. The timekeeping function of mechanical timekeepers can be explained as just five elements; 1 – Energy … Continue reading
I am spending every waking minute at present researching and writing about Smiths, owner of the English Clock Systems marque (ECS), Just now I came across an article about ECS in the March 1952 in-house Smiths magazine, and thought … Continue reading