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Uncategorized | January 16, 2019

The world’s oldest astrological clock (600 years-old) is still functioning in Prague.

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This is one hell of an old clock. And time never goes out of fashion. This 600-year old time-keeping masterpiece is still ticking. Which might prompt someone to say, "They don't make them like they used to." It was 1410 when the clock was first installed. That makes it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world. But don't fret about third place, it's also the one that's still operating. The clock s mounted on the southern wall of Old Town Hall in the Old Town Square in Prague and its clock mechanism has three main components to keep it ticking.

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Harmon Leon is an award-winning journalist, filmmaker, comedian and the author of the book Meet the Deplorables... - and you can find his other work in Vice, The Observer, The Nation, Esquire and Wired.