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Stopped Clocks is a public collaborative project which exists to first document all the stopped clocks in the UK, with the aim being to restore those we can to working order.

Anyone can help, so please send us any information on stopped clocks in your area and by all means post here at the blog.

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Stopped Clock - Cairns Australia

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Hello,

I've just got back from a holiday to Australia. Our last stop was in Cairns
(with plans to see the Great Barrier Reef) when I spotted a clock at the top
of a monument with the incorrect time. I thought of your web site, but then
on closer inspection I noticed that the hands were actually painted onto the
clock. I was a little confused and read the plaque next to the monument.
This is what it said:

"At 4:28am on the 25th April 1915 the Anzac landing at Gallipoli commenced.
The hands of the clock faces on this cenotaph are set at that time to
commemorate that historic event"

So this is a stopped clock that doesn't need fixing!

Best Regards
Alanposted by anonymous
1st Jun 2008, 00:37  

Alfie says:

Nice find in any event - that should be a new section of Stoppedclocks.com; weird timepieces.

3rd Jun 2008, 17:11