Windsor Castle is the preferred home of the current reigning British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II and so we couldn’t help but write a post about the Windsor Castle Clocks.
Horologist Grand Tour
This is another popular haunt for horologists as old Queenie has one of the finest privately owned clock collections in the world. It seems as though every room is adorned by a spectacular clock. Among the collection are clocks by Pinchbeck, Tompion, Ferdinand Berthoud, Mudge, and John Pyke.
Charles Clay Organ Clock
The Charles Clay organ clock (1743) is one of the finest organ clocks ever built which plays music specifically commissioned by Handel.
Anne Boleyn Clock
She has an early lantern clock commissioned by Henry VIII for Anne Boleyn.
Can You Say Dream Job?
The royal family has a full time horologist on staff to maintain the collection. We’ve heard him say in interviews that all the clocks are kept running.