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Horologist David Mitchell, 72, stopped the clocks at midnight across Swansea in protest at his job being axed after 30 years.Horologist David Mitchell, retiring at 72, turned the hands on eight landmark timepieces to 12 o'clock as he finished his last day winding up their manual workings.Rebecca, who is an antiquarian horologist, said: "We have had a lot of positive feedback about our collaboration with Morgan Motors with enquiries and orders coming in from the UK, Austria, France and America.Learning about John Harrison reminded me of the great 20th century horologist, George Daniels, who died in 2011.The tale is a sexy one, when the frustrated young Concepcion plans an in flagrante hour with her poet lover while her horologist husband Torquemada is out winding the town clocks.This is an ultra-lavish, oversize volume (12x12") featuring 240 generous-size illustrations (138 in color)-prepared as a tribute to the famed horologist George Daniels (1926-2011).Last month Sotheby's sold the clocks and watches either made, or collected, by the brilliant Isle of Man horologist George Daniels.His film credits include The Last Trick, The Crop and The Horologist.Sunday's clock adjustments will be made by consultant horologist Francis Brodie and overseen by the Science Museum's conservator Richard Horton.He is an avid horologist, building, restoring and collecting clocks (with a specialty in 18th-century brass English clocks), and also holds a patent for a fiber optic connector.THE STORY: Catherine Gehrig is a horologist, an expert in the science and instruments of measuring time, at London's Swinburne Museum.His iconic Bentley was later bought by the groundbreaking horologist George Daniels, who owned it until his death last year.
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