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Clock Hands Of The Singer Clock, 1920s
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Clock Hands Of The Singer Clock, 1920s

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Clock Hands Of The Singer Clock, 1920s
Home made clock e. 1920s
5 women posing at intervals between large clock hands
1/4 Glass plate negative
126.1962
GP996

Negatives Collection, Leicester Record Office

The Singer Clock was a famous landmark in Clydebank in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Built in 1884 above the Singer sewing machine factory, the clock was at the time the largest four-sided clock in the world, standing at 200ft tall with a face diameter of 26ft. Above the clock was the illuminated sign 'SINGER'. In the 1960s the factory closed down and on 15th of March, 1963 the clock was stopped. The hands were melted down and turned into souvenir ashtrays.
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GP996
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