This clock is an exact replica of the original plans of the largest clock in the world, the Clock Tower of the Royal clock Tower in Mecca.
Every hour the dice player holds his cup up and the dice appear. The sum of visible points on the dice indicates the actual hour in the chosen time zone. On the circular world time display, a landmark is engraved for each time zone. In the clockwise direction they refer to:
The AHCI was honoured at the 2010 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève when we were awarded the Special Jury prize for an outstanding contribution to fine watchmaking. This prize is all the more pertinent coming as it does in the year of the 25th anniversary of the Academy. We would like to thank the Grand Prix jury for their support...