Old Time Clock

Old Time Clock

New postby Stephan » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:00 am

According to the plaque on the side this unit was in use in the Railway workshops at Ballarat Victoria from 1911 till 1982.
Each employee had a number and you swung the arm around till the pointer lined up with your number and pushed the handle into the corresponding hole.
This made a mark on the big paper roll within to indicate when you clocked in and out.
I am not sure who made the device.
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Re: Old Time Clock

New postby Tom Seymour » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:46 am

Very nice clock Stephan. I remember seeing them frequently some years ago, but not so often lately. I am not sure who made them. They were usually too big for the space I had, and probably too big for the budget also. I always found them to be fascinating and would love to get one some day... if the space and money issues get cleared up! :mrgreen:
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Re: Old Time Clock

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Re: Old Time Clock

New postby harold bain » Thu Feb 12, 2009 9:09 pm

These clocks are called "Dial Clocks", and were made by Dey and Bundy, before ITR bought these companies out. IBM continued to make these up until, I believe, the 1940's.
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