A collection of 3 speaking clocks
Bernhard Hiller in Berlin, height 420 mm, circa 1910
A rare "speaking" clock
Case: walnut, tiered, columns, engraved pierced brass ornaments. Dial: gilt brass, applied Arabic numerals, outer five minute graduation, blued steel hands. Movm.: small trapezoid brass clock movement, large iron frame movement with endless tape working with a roll system, with incised speaking clock every 15 minutes. The time is read off and amplified by a needle, a pickup and a horn.