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The Persistence of Chronology

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The usual mechanism for running the clock, rather than be attached to a spindle at the centre, sits at the top (above 12 o'clock) looking like the knob on a pocket watch. It rotates a flexible band concealed around the edge of the face. The ends of the hands are fixed to this band (via transparent extensions), and rotate around a centre axle. The face, hands and edge are completely flexible, and the entire clock can be draped over any part of Port Lligat.
Detly, Mar 25 2005

Dali http://www.mystudio...sure/dali/dali.html
[po, Mar 25 2005]

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       Dali?
po, Mar 25 2005
  

       Indeed, [po]. You were quick with that link, too... I was just about to post the same one.
Detly, Mar 25 2005
  

       You'll want to wear this upside down.
reensure, Mar 25 2005
  

       Um - if Dali painted this seventy five odd years ago, does it really count as a new idea...?
DrCurry, Mar 25 2005
  

       His clocks were made of cheese.
Detly, Mar 25 2005
  

       might work better if you had circles of clear plastic with clock hands on them. they could sit in a plastic pouch full of oil to keep them lubricated and could be turned just like you say.
RBStimers, Mar 25 2005
  

       Nice - that would stop the sagging you might get from having them held only at the ends.
Detly, Mar 25 2005
  
      
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