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The Prague Orloj dates back to 1410, when a clockmaker and a mathematician from Charles University joined forces to build an astronomical clock that represented the position of the sun and moon. In the seventeenth century, clockmakers added moving figures of the Apostles and Death, and a calendar dial that represents the months. The clock still offers the hourly show of moving figures, and, since the original clock still ticks, it is the oldest functional astronomical clock in the world. I…

The Prague Orloj - The original clock still ticks, making it is the oldest functional astronomical clock in the world.

It is an ancient tool, created over two thousand years ago when people thought that the Earth was the center of the universe. They are often referred to as the first computer and however debatable that statement might be there is one thing for sure without a doubt.  Astrolabes are objects of immense mystery and beauty.

Astrolabe - Astrolabes are problem solving instruments & they compute things such as the time of day according the position of the sun and the stars in the sky. Like a computer, you input information and then you receive output.& They were ty

Clarksville, Indiana; across from Louisville

Clock towers across America (transit, buildings, foundation) - General U.

Swedish antique buying tours.

Swedish antique buying tours.

This clock on Madison Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets in New York dates from 1983.

This clock on Madison Avenue between and Streets dates from David Cobb Craig: A Dozen Street Clocks in Manhattan

whimsical furniture/accessories from salvage by Richard Dunbrack of The Thieving Magpie

Vineyardhaven Vixen by The Thieving Magpie (Tall Clock / Cupboard). Fabricated from Southern Vermont materials and artifacts: Tall clock dial / modern movement (new), copper/bronze doll's head, folk art carved wings (mahogany), hardware and fittings

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A clock at the end of the Marshall Fields store on State Street in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago is a beautiful City and Illinois is a gem.

Cool Steampunk Clocks for Home Decor

Cool Steampunk Clocks for Home Decor

Shop Steampunk 1 large clock created by timelesscreations. Personalize it with photos & text or purchase as is!

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