Monthly Archives: September 2016

A supplementary (late) meeting report (from 1957)

    Petrol rationing ceased in May 1957, but the legendary Colonel Quill, DSO, had long planned the AHS September visit with a view to everyone needing to use public transport, staying local in London. About forty members and friends … Continue reading

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The compound pendulum in a precision timekeeper?!

This post was written by Tabea Rude, Member of the AHS   Popular and well known examples of compound pendulums in horology are found in French novelty clocks. They can be camouflaged as an innocent sailor, as in the mantel … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never – Baillie Bibliography Vol 2

  Someone I know is researching the electric clock systems of Ritchie. Being a pro, I rather suspect they have run a lot of obscure sources to earth, but I’m going to make a point of drawing their attention to … Continue reading

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