Record breaking clock invented which only loses a second in 15bn years
The world's official unit of time, the second, has since 1967 been determined by the vibration frequency of an atom of the metallic element Caesium 133 – a method of measurement similar to monitoring the pendulum swings of a grandfather clock....
April 22, 2015
You Are There: Visiting The Vianney Halter Workshop
Immediately upon entering the sizable factory building on the ground floor, one is ushered into a wonderland of mechanical oddities, including tower clock movements, huge watch movement models, wall-sized exploded drawings of Vianney's watches, and ...
June 24, 2015
A. Lange & Söhne Icon of freedom
The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 marked the beginning of a new era for A. Lange & Söhne. German reunification opened the door for the successful re-establishment of the company and with it came the rebirth of Saxon fine watchmaking....
November 7, 2014
Making time for a hobby: Altoona retiree repairs clocks for the challenge
If Glenn and Betty Campbell are running late, they can't exactly get away with blaming it on a stopped clock. The couple's Altoona home is filled with about 20 working clocks, which Glenn refurbishes as a hobby. In their home's living room on Tuesday ...
June 28, 2014
A sign of the times
“Clocks today go far beyond the standard cuckoo or grandfather styles,” says Niladri Mazumder, Vice-President, Seiko Watch India.“Everything from a digital clock to a simple clock on plywood grain may help You have: Antique clocks; Metal clocks ...
April 25, 2014
Seiko launches new range of Wall clocks ‘Melodies in Motion’
A special sensor disengages all melodies and motions when night falls. The clock also has a one way rotating pendulum and a demonstration button, as a volume control feature. This clock from the Melodies in Motion collection comes to life on the hour with ...
December 29, 2014
Key Challenges and Issues facing the World Watches & Clocks Markets
Launches Atomic Watches II-42 The Consumer Product Division Launches Thermo solutions Desk and Wall Clocks II-42 Sportura Collection from Seiko II-42 Seiko Introduces Vivace Collection II-42 Casio Launches Watches with Digital Camera and MP3 Player II-42 ...
May 5, 2008
A Japanese month duration striking wall clock
The black and green simulated lacquer case with glazed panel displaying day/date dial and pendulum, the dial signed SEIKO 30 DAY JAPAN with applied chromed numerals, state of wind indicators and chromed hands, the twin barrels movement striking on a pair ...
March 19, 2007
Schoolhouse Clock Is A Timely Collectible
Antique wall clocks remain popular with collectors. One famous style has a wooden octagonal case around the clock face and a wooden section with a glass door below the clock face. The lower section holds the pendulum. Clocks like these are called octagon ...
December 28, 2002