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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In October last year several members began a small group project to make their own John Wilding designed Large Wheel Skeleton Clocks. Just prior to Christmas a few additional members expressed interest in joining the project. Some of the group are already underway with frames at various stages of finish and work has also commenced on at least one of the large wheels. A previous group project...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The start of 2020 marks the final year of the society's current Tower Clock project, or so we hope. Great progress has been made over the passed 12 months a many of the clocks are getting close to completion. Keep up the good work. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][qodef_image_gallery type="slider" image_frame="no" autoplay="3" slide_animation="slide" pretty_photo="no" navigation="yes" pagination="yes" images="6754,6755,6757,6758,6759" image_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Here is a taste of the watches auctioned by Bonham's in London last month. Browse all 316 items or check out the editor's "Pick of the Lots" including 4, 8, 12, 15, 17, 20, 23, 28, 53, 56, 92, 113, 126, 160, 175, 238, 252, 294[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_gallery interval="3" images="6591,6583,6561,6562,6563,6564,6573,6574,6586,6575,6578,6576,6577,6589,6579,6580,6581,6582,6584,6585,6587,6588,6590" img_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tower Clock meetings continue in mysterious and timeless place full of time secrets (Micks Shed). The Work continues spending time outside while working on the Tower Clock Project [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][qodef_image_gallery type="slider" image_frame="no" autoplay="3" slide_animation="slide" pretty_photo="no" navigation="yes" pagination="yes" images="270,265,262,260,259,261,258,249,253,251,243,234,238,232,231,229,223,221,219,211,202,180,184" image_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Club member, Trevor Herbstreit, recently won the Gold Medal for Experimental Timepiece Designs at the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors 2018 National Convention in York, PA, USA. Trevor designed this clock as both a Modern Artistic Impression and Practical Timepiece that is fit for purpose. As a completed item in its finely crafted, yet simplistically designed case, it is apparent that it would display...

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Dear members, On Sunday at 9pm my old clock friend Henry Ekselman was hit by a car while crossing Chapel St, South Yarra and has passed away. Henry was the last of a family of clockmakers that ran INGRAM BROS and BRIGHT tower clock company in Melbourne since 1890. Ingram’s built 1000’s of clocks all over Australia, most of which became well known landmarks. I worked...

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