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Swiss Railway Clock

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Credits: The Swiss railway clock was designed in 1944 by Hans Hilfiker, a Swiss engineer, together with Mobatime, a clock manufacturer, for use by the Swiss Federal Railways as a station clock.

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I was a bit bored on the train... here is what came out...

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SwissRailwayClock_04.v4p
21.11.12 [13:11 UTC] by zepi | 1047 downloads

eno 13/11/2012 - 17:13

Did you pay $20m to use the design?

zepi 13/11/2012 - 17:14

haha, definitely not...

dannielmach 13/11/2012 - 18:39

charm...!!!

sebl 13/11/2012 - 18:43

harrr

aivenhoe 14/11/2012 - 16:21

very charming indeed. Just a detail, which to me makes this clock THE SwissRailwayClock, you forgot the 1.5 second stop after the red hand reached the 12.. ;)

edit:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGRJWl48b7w&feature=related

metrowave 15/11/2012 - 01:58

Absolutely beautiful.... @aivenhoe is right; in the original clock there is a slight delay when the red handle reaches 12...

Alec 15/11/2012 - 10:03

Well done! ;)

zepi 15/11/2012 - 12:52

@ aivenhoe & metrowave: Ups! You're absolutely right! Got me there! I seem to have copied from the Apple knockoff... ;)

Updated version without annoying tick tack...

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