Bega’s clock tower will be up and running once again this week, after its first major renovations since it was built in 1930. Specialist clock maker Andrew Markerink was pulling out the old interior mechanism on Monday and replacing it with a new electronic system linked to at least five satellites to keep the correct […]
A nice story that is typical of most clock owners. The background to why a clock is so important to us is often filled with stories that put a smile on your face. We received the following email from a client we saw yesterday and after checking that they were happy to let the world […]
Did you know that the term “grandfather clock” only becomes popular from the beginning of the 1900’s when 2 American song writers write a song about their grandfathers clock that “stopped short never to go again when the old man died”. The clock which was their grandfathers then transferred to being a grandfather clock. With […]
Great see an old friend again I made this tubular Gong striking longcase 10 years ago and it has been well travelled in that time having gone to the UK for a while and now back to the Central Coast in NSW.
18th century act of parliament clock by Phillip Lloyd Bristol circa 1790. The weight driven movement being in excellent original condition.
After more than 500 days of silence the chimes from Sydney’s oldest clock tower are about to ring out amid the city’s hustle and bustle. The Sydney Town Hall clock tower has been undergoing an extensive makeover to ensure its ageing facade survives. A team of expert stonemasons have been working on the sandstone building since February, and […]