Monthly Archives: June 2015

AHS Wristwatch Group

This post was written by Laura Turner and Rebecca Struthers of the Wristwatch Group.     The Antiquarian Horological Society is pleased to announce the formation of a new specialist group focusing on the emergence and development of the wristwatch. … Continue reading

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Plastics in horology- AHS funded PCIP course

This post was written by Tabea Rude, student on the MA Conservation Studies programme at West Dean College.     In order to gain a wider understanding of the conservation of plastics, its history and its newest applications, the AHS recently … Continue reading

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Permission to come aboard

    All made in the 1580s, there are three surviving clock-automata in the form of medieval ships, made by Hans Schlottheim in Nuremberg. One, a silver nef made for the Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, is in the Kunsthistorisches … Continue reading

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