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Sinclair Harding, a fascinating mantel clock

“My home is my castle,” Englishman maintaining to tell you. Behind this course, proverbial wisdom hides far more than just the definition of home as a refuge from the rigors of the harsh daily life.

The own four walls are “trendy” again. Friends and business partners feel higly pleased to be invited in your private home. In such situations sceleton clocks from Sinclair Harding would be a perfect “ice breaker” within conversations.

These clocks are manufactured in West Yorkshire. Built mainly by hand. Several months are going by, when the english craftsman is cutting out the boards from solid brass. Then the edges were chamfered, finely machined surfaces and gilded the whole complex. Also the wheels, the arbor and the escapement were finished lovely by hand. This is the only way to such build “art”, and the only way Sinclair Harding is doing business.
The drive of the complex mechanism is done with three barrels. In each of the traditional chain-screw principle provides a constant flow of force. The division of time into exactly equal parts of 0.4-second shuttle takes in connection with a lever escapement. The quarter hour strike movement with eight hand-tuned cast bells can be heard either a Westminster, Whittington or St.-Michel-melody.

In this sense, the sonorous, of course, always be switched off on the hour spectacle deserves the full attention of those present. Sinclair Harding the precious skeleton clock mounted on a plate made of Sicilian marble, which in turn rests on a hand-polished Mahahgoni socket. Because dust is an implacable enemy of mechanics, a glass dome covers the precious movement, but can always be unobstructed insight.

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Gerhard M.

I am founder of Archides Uhren GmbH, the only specialist Clock Shop in Austria. We love to work with small, highly individualized companies as the member of the AHCI are. We continuous have products of Matthias Naeschke, Sinclair Harding, Philippe Wurtz, Peter Wibmer, Pita Barcelona and Konstantin Chaykin in our store.

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