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Maxton Met Grant Lees.

Maxton Met Grant Lees.
Thirty six pepole were entertained to a fascinating account of the development of the mechanical clock by local clockmaker and repairer, Grant Lees, in Maxton Village Hall last evening. Taking clocks from the sundial and water clock to the mass production of the early part of the twentieth century in America, interspersed with his humorous asides, and the quotes from the records of the Hammermen's Guild and town papers made the evening a memorable and most enjoyable one. He brought with him an interesting range of movements and decorated dials, many by local makers from times past.
Thanks must go to Grant for giving us an insight into his world.

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Date: 14/10/2008