Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life. Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_time.html#HUf1lk8ja2ur3UOV.99
Famous clockmaker Seth Thomas created five clocks which were modeled after one in the town square of Bern, Switzerland. This clock in Columbia, SC is the oldest and is an iconic landmark of Sylvan's Jeweler's.
Ancient clock in the north transept, of Wells Cathedral (Somerset, England), ca. 1390. It is the second oldest working clock in the world and the oldest clock that still has its original dials. In addition to hours and minutes, the it shows the number of days since a new moon. A group of figures emerge and rotate on the quarter hour - a knight is unhorsed by a lance.