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    Maintaining the Royal household's clocks.

    Interesting BBC News article:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-54387428

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    "It has been said that clocks were a way to bring God into your house, because God made time, and man made a machine to capture time," explains Fjodor.
    Last edited by abraxas; 24th October 2020 at 10:59.
    New Rolex adage: The customer is always wrong!

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    Interesting ...I sort of have the opinion they should sell a few off and use it to give children free school lunches.

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    Really interesting, a full time work. Think that each time that you open one of this clocks, you are opening the history of the royal family and the country. Thanks for sharing.


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    His quote


    Most of the clocks are quite accurate but every now and then, for no reason, they will suddenly start losing or gaining time - something which I've just started calling 'life'


    Is a good mantra for us all I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.D View Post
    Interesting ...I sort of have the opinion they should sell a few off and use it to give children free school lunches.
    Without derailing the thread too far, I agree they should be contributing more.

    The clocks themselves are essentially priceless though, and part of our national history. Id prefer they were much more visible than being stuck in one palace.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.D View Post
    Interesting ...I sort of have the opinion they should sell a few off and use it to give children free school lunches.
    I think in this day and age it shames us as a country that kids (and adults) could almost starve yet many of them have smart phones, weird.

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    If it were you who was responsible, would you be tempted to sneakily "refurbish" the clocks with quartz movements?

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