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Long time ago my interest in clocks and watches stemmed from my grandfather giving me a small Swiss made wristwatch, about 50 years ago. I have aways been fancinated with them ever since.
I was given some years later a clock my grandfather apparently built from scratch, from the case to the actual workings of the clock.
He owned a woodmill and carpentry shop in Bures, near Sudbury.
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This is the clock that was handed down to me.
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The numbers are Ivory piano keys and have been handpainted.
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As you can see the workings can be removed from the housing. Just by removing two screws at the bottom of the housing.
This is a shot with the front face removed.
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Its a lovely clock that I have great pride in and it brings back very fond memories.
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Lovely bit of kit. What strikes me is the sheer size of the parts - it looks so industrial!
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Nice looking clock and most certainly an heirloom to be treasured.

Interesting that he would build a fusee' type movement in the 50's.

Since the time I started restoring clocks I have a much better appreciation for what goes into these things.

Take care of it and it will last forever! :thumbup:

Thanks for sharing.
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Lucky chap - that's a wonderful object to have! :thumbup:
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That's an absolute beauty you have there.

Don't spoil it and put it on a Nato. :)

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