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  1. Noisy Metamec

    Clock world
    Bought a Metamec mains powered mantle clock, and it's been running happily for several months. However its developed an irritating ticking sound, that is similar to a mechanical watch, only louder. I found that if I tilt the clock, it goes away for a while, but it seems to return. Anyone have a...
  2. IWC clock

    Anyone knows if IWC made Desk Clocks? All I've seen so far is a pocketwatch on a wood carved case.
  3. Very old IWC Wood Clock

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello, A friend of mine gave me this watch today, it has International Watch C.º on the dial, a beautiful wood case and inside a swiss movement signed by the famous watch maker. It's a pocket watch on a clock case, the movement is in a very poor condition, has lots of dirt, but I don't think...
  4. Found vintage Junghans clock with pocket box at flea market for 5 EUR

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    This is what i found at flea market today. I thought it was a nice box... then opened it and wow - Junghans. Got it for 5 euro (I am from Lithuania). It's working... nice thing for 5eur :)
  5. "Evil Clock" - EWO Clock, "Emergency War Order Clock" aka. 24:00? -no such thing

    24 Hour watches
    Really cool thing I just discovered, US nuclear silos and some war ships all had this weird type of 24 hour clock, which also blissfully indicates a correct 00 instead of 24, what I find strange however is, how do they count minutes, or is it safe to assume the minute hand and second hand move...
  6. Hong Kong Watch Fair: Torinnov Clocks

    News from the Watch Industry
    Hong Kong Watch Fair has a fairly large presence of clock manufacturers as well.  One of the clockmakers came across has a unique manufacturer of mechanical radio-controlled watches. Watchuseek met with Torin Fung, CEO of Torinnov.  He explained that company owns a U.S. patent for a Full...
  7. Bremont's B2 Marine Chronometer in celebration of the America's Cup

    News from the Watch Industry
    Bremont will be launching a new Marine Chronometer in celebration of its involvement as Official Timing Partner to the America's Cup. Based on the original B1 Marine Chronometer design which was launched in 2010 as a tribute to the original inventor of the Marine Chronometer, John Harrison. The...
  8. How do clocks synchronize?

    Clock world
    Hi all, Just read this quite interesting article on why do pendulum clocks synchronize with each others. "Attempts to explain the synchronisation have ranged from the impacts of tiny air currents to minute movements in the base on which the clocks are mounted." But it seems that it's a sound...
  9. ID car clock Nojar from 1917

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Watch, Pocket - 76.2.49Hallo, I have this old watch and I was wondering if anyone could tell me more about it?? Its a car clock from 1917. The only other I could find is in a museum in America. But I have written an email to them and heared nothing back. Link to the museum is in the beginning...
  10. Do you know this miniature Chinese (?) clock?

    Clock world
    Do you know this miniature Chinese (?) clock? On the face is written "YUXUAN Mechanical Movement 1882", and the metal portion would seem to be of brass. The sphere is 25mm in diameter. Is this an authentic or false antique?
  11. Officine Panerai partners with the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore in restoring their clock

    Officine Panerai
    Today the restored mechanism of the great clock of the Florence Duomo is officially presented in Florence. It is known as the “clock of Paolo Uccello”, so named after the great Renais.sance artist responsible for the sophisticated decoration of the dial in 1433. Set in the interior facade above...
  12. Old watch identification

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello I need help in identification of an old watch that my grandmother gave me it belongs to her great great grandfather estimated (1890-1920) silver watch,I have been looking around and I can't find the exact one anywhere here's imgur album. imgur: the simple image sharer I hope someone could...
  13. RICHARD MILLE: The Quebec Clock unveiled in the Canton of Jura

    Clock world
    The Mayor of Quebec Mr. Régis Labeaume, Dominique Guenat and Richard Mille were all in attendance at the official presentation of the Richard Mille clock to Quebec City. This unique timepiece is a gift from the company and the Canton of Jura to the Province of Quebec and the event has particular...
  14. Comitti unveils the world's first co-axial escapement clock at Baselworld

    Clock world
    This beautifully executed timepiece has taken inspiration from the work of Dr George Daniels CBE (1926-2011), considered by many as the finest horologist the world has seen. The movement features a special version of his co-axial balance wheel escapement and an automatic Remontoire style...
  15. BaselWorld 2014: schlumpf innovations of Switzerland Presents Time Machine

    Clock world
    schlumpf innovations gmhb announces the launch of Time Machine at BaselWorld 2014. Time Machine, which resembles a longcase clock, is not in fact an instrument for measuring time. Instead, it is a kinetic sculpture for the sensory experience of time through seeing and hearing. As its name...
  16. Jaeger-LeCoultre creates two custom timepieces to support (RED)TM AUCTION

    Auction to be held at Sotheby’s New York on November 23rd, 2013 Jaeger-LeCoultre created two custom objects to support (RED)TM AUCTION featuring icons of design and curated by Sir Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson. The Atmos 561 by Marc Newson clock and the Memovox Tribute to Deep...
  17. GIVE-Away ! Maurice de Mauriac

    Public Forum
    We're giving away this all black Maurice de Mauriac wall clock! Do you like it? Want it? There is only one ... What do you have to do to have the chance to win it? 1. Check the Maurice de Mauriac website 2. See what you like best 3. Post a picture of the product as a reply to this thread...
  18. Hublot / FIFA World Cup 2014

    Starting today, visitors to the FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, will notice a timely addition to the foyer: Hublot has the honor and privilege to unveil a specially designed clock array covering the time zones in key regions of the world. Visit the Hublot website
  19. Jaeger-LeCoultre pieces customized by Sir Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson go under the hammer

    Two of the world’s foremost design pioneers, Sir Jonathan Ive, KBE, and Marc Newson, CBE, have collaborated with musician and philanthropist Bono to organize a (RED) Auction celebrating the very best of design and innovation. Proceeds from the 23 November 2013 sale at Sotheby’s New York will...
  20. Introducing the NEW Braun Projection Clock

    Clock world
    1. Launch date is 30th September 2. Price is 75 EURO or £65. 3. Launches on the Braun clock website: and in German shops More Info 1. Motion activation 2. Projection can turn on / off by simple waving of hand over the projection sensor 3. The projection “arm” can tilt 180...