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Monstrance Clock or Mirror Clock, ca. 1570 Made in Nuremberg, Germany Case of gilt bronze; dial of gilt brass; movement of steel

This “Pomander Watch” is from the year 1505 and was made by Peter Henlein, the inventor of the pocket watch. It is beleived to be the first pocket watch ever made.

Abraham Ortelius 1570 from the Atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. The famous Carta Marina map. Not only featuring wonderful sea monsters but also humungous whales poised to attack old sailing ships.

Astronomical Table Clock - Gilded Brass - Clockmaker: Caspar Behaim (Chasparus Bohemus) (active 1568–84) - Vienna, Austria - 1568