Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT
Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT

Automaton Los Angeles 1835

Regular price $138

We are a bit of vagabonds and travellers inside. For us nothing can be compared with seeing, touching, smelling and tasting new places, experiencing them and exploring roles which the place kindly offers. Through the things we create we want to share several most significant cities of the USA and Europe which have not only rich history but important personal meaning.

We created the Automaton Wall Clock series getting inspired not only by old mechanical wrist watches which gear motors seem to us real works of art but mechanical toys which were quite popular among the rich in XVIII in France.

This wall clock belongs to our new Automaton Bite Wall Clock series but the main difference is that here the gears move smoothly and silently together with the clock mechanism. This beautiful effect of motion doubles because of the mirror on the back layer. The gears are powered by 4 AA batteries.

An automaton (pronunciation: /ɔːˈtɒmətən/)(plural: automata or automatons) is a self-operating machine, or a machine or control mechanism designed to follow automatically a predetermined sequence of operations, or respond to predetermined instructions. Some automata, such as bellstrikers in mechanical clocks, are designed to give the illusion to the casual observer that they are operating under their own power.

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Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican War of Independence. In 1848, at the end of the Mexican–American War, Los Angeles and the rest of California were purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, becoming part of the United States. Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850, five months before California achieved statehood. The discovery of oil in the 1890s brought rapid growth to the city.


Our wooden clock is made of many layers of Baltic birch, painted wood stain and acrylics. Handcrafted galvanized brass screws are used in the clock.

*the clock can be personalized (any name on clock face instead `Automaton` +10USD).

Size : 314 mm (12.36in)

*AA battery is not included
**the clock hands can slightly differ from those on the pics

 

*AA battery is not included

**the clock hands can slightly differ from those on the pics

Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT
Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT
Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT
Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT
Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT
Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT
Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT
Automaton Los Angeles 1835 - WOODANDROOT