Most of the material on the site was contributed by the electric clock community world-wide (including contributions from our own collections). However there is also material on the site where we seriously did our best to try to find the right owners but did not succeed.  If you do find such material please let us know and we will take immediate appropriate action. To avoid publishing copyrighted material we also ask you as a contributor to send only your own material or material of which you have ascertained that it is not copyrighted. Thank you.

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ClockDoc is up again – an amazing story

ClockDoc is up again!! You may have noticed that this site was not available lately. The sad story is that the site was shut down for two weeks. The hosting provider in the US where ClockDoc resides had botched up and managed to erase the data of probably hundreds of web sites, including ours….. .

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In the spotlight – the Puja alcohol clock

Puja movements

Are these electric clocks? Sure they are, so here’s the story! Puja is believed to come from the German word Pulshammer” which means pulse hammer……. The patent was granted to Karl Jauch from the Jauch und Schmid Uhrenfabrik (Jundes) in Schwenningen, Germany in 1941. The production of the clocks started in 1945.

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