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Daniel Dakota clock - my clock runs too fast

Tick-Talk Tuesday is about the letters and comments I have received from you, the reader, concerning your clocks, issues you might have had and challenges you face and my responses to your questions with advice on your  particular clock concern(s).
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Interview: Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot

Watches inspired by Chinese calligraphy (Chopard), jellyfish (MB&F), and now cigars (Hublot)? What a wonderful time to be alive.

Originally published in the December 2017 issue of Malaysia Tatler.


Halifax Explosion - December 6, 1917

Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada) was devastated on 6 December 1917 when two ships collided in the city’s harbour.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. 316 more words


Timepiece Theater: A Podcast Exercise

Almost every member of the Museum and Library staff cut their teeth as interns during their undergraduate and graduate studies. We all recognize the real-life experience that serving an internship can bring to one’s understanding of the profession they wish to pursue. 274 more words

A Man and His Watch (Iconic Watches & Stories From the Men Who Wore Them) by Matt Hranek (Part 2)

Eng Tay. He is an artist. His favorite watch is the Panerai Reference 3646. I always liked vintage items, like cars and watches. In Asia, I loved to window shop for watches. 1,618 more words


A Man and His Watch (Iconic Watches & Stories From the Men Who Wore Them) by Matt Hranek (Part 1)

Preface. My father owned a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust, stainless steel with a black dial. It meant a lot for him as it signified a successful year in business. 1,888 more words


So you want to fix a mechanical clock - Part II – advanced tools

For antique and vintage clock repair having a selection of good quality tools is absolutely essential.

I am not a formally trained clock-maker but as avid enthusiast and a keen learner over the past 5 years I have been steadily building my knowledge of clock repair. 848 more words