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Sinclair Harding honours the historical tradition of fine English clockmaking

Sun and Moon Clock

Sun and Moon Clock
Price Range (inkl. VAT): 10 – 20.000,00 €
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This elegant Skeleton clock with a novel pendulum arrangement features a dramatic hand painted Sun and Moon dial. The dial rotates once a day revealing a Day and Night sky into which is incorporated a Moonphase aperture showing the different phases of the moon throughout the 29 ½ day cycle.

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Grand Mosque Skeleton Clock

Grand Mosque Skeleton Clock
Dimensions: 48 x 33 x 23 cm ( H x B x T )
Price Range (inkl. VAT): 30 – 40.000,00 €
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This Sinclair Harding Great Wheel Skeleton Clock features architecture from the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Oman and the culmination of many hours of detailed design, manufacture and finishing.

The top of the plates are styled on the Main Minaret, topped with a Gold finished final and merged into destinctive gold fretted dome. The movement sits on two plynths each having 48 parts, the outside details represents the calligraphy bays and North facade of the main prayer hall. The inside of each plinth features detail from Riwag Arches and miniature Bardiglio columns in the main prayer hall.

 

The main clock dial and wheel crossings are inspired by some of the detail from the complex interior dome structure with contrasting textures of frosted and polished Rhodium plate finish.

The engraved sub plate takes some of the intricate interlacing detail from central rose of the legendry Mosque carpet the design of which is based on Shaykh Lutfallah dome in Isfahan.

The movement is a spring driven with 8 days power reserve and stopwork with a deadbeat escapement and silk suspended pendulum. Mounted on a Italian Nero Marquini feet represent the base elements of the four corner minarets which are located at the corners of the rectangular complex.

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Seaclocks – Moonphase

Seaclocks - Moonphase

Sea Clock – Moonphase

Dimensions: 45 x 32 x 21 cm ( H x B x T )
Price Range (inkl. VAT): 15 – 25.000,00 €
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Probably the most popular clock in our range of Sea clocks, the Moonphase Sea clock embodies 3 of John Harrison’s basic principles used his original H1. It also provides in the Moonphase dial a representation of the competition (Lunar distance method) he faced for the solution to the Longitude problem back in the 18th Century.

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New Three Train Skeleton Clock

New Three Train Clock
Price Range (inkl. VAT): 40 – 50.000,00 €
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This magnificent chiming Skeleton Clock is the result of months of painstaking hand work. Each plate is individually cut out of solid brass, edge filed, papered smooth, burnished and gilded before finally being built into a finished clock. Every wheel and arbor, detent and lever has been finished by hand to give the whole mechanism the glittering aspect of a true work of art.

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Great Wheel Condliffe Clocks

Great Wheel Condliffe Clocks
Dimensions: 48 x 33 x 18 cm ( H x B x T )
Price Range (inkl. VAT): 10 – 20.000,00 €
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In homage to the James Condliffe of Liverpool, circa 1860 this single train skeleton clock is the first of a collection of 3 different pieces being made in 2008/2009 and NEW for BASELWORLD 2008.

The exquisite crossings of the wheelwork and plates have been designed to show Sinclair Harding’s attention to detail and finishing at its very best.

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Sinclair Hardings H1

Sinclair Hardings H1
Price Range (inkl. VAT): > 100.000,00 €
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John Harrison (born 31. März 1693 in Foulby near Wakefield, Yorkshire; † 24. März1776 in London) was a self-educated English clockmaker. He invented the “marine chronometer”, a long-sought device in solving the problem of establishing the East-West position or longitude of a ship at sea, thus revolutionising and extending the possibility of safe long distance sea travel in the “Age of Sail”. The problem was considered so intractable that the British Parliament offered a prize of £ 20,000 (comparable to £2.87 million / €3.65 million / $4.72 million in modern currency) for the solution.

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