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With its double pulley, the mechanism of this early 18th century, weight driven jack is capable of running two spits at the same time. This great example is operational in the kitchen of Wreay Farm in the north of England.

With its double pulley, the mechanism of this early century, weight driven jack is capable of running two spits at the same time. This great example is operational in the kitchen of Wreay Farm in the north of England.

Museum of Mining and Gothic art in Leogang ( Salzburg state ). Gothic collections: Wall clock ( 1510 ) from Switzerland or Southern Germany. The window shows Holy Roman emperor Maximilian I.

Museum of Mining and Gothic art in Leogang ( Salzburg state ). Gothic collections: Wall clock ( 1510 ) from Switzerland or Southern Germany. The window shows Holy Roman emperor Maximilian I.

An ancient sundial

The only caption on this is "ancient sundial". Judging by all the lines on it, I suspect it was pretty accurate!

Exquisite Handcrafted Miniature Solar System, Planetarium, Orrery with Embellished Automatic Turntable Display Dome, $225.00

Exquisite Handcrafted Miniature Solar System, Planetarium, Orrery with Embellished Automatic Turntable Display Dome

ORRERY, 1791.   Orrery made by James Giles of London, England, 1791.

Orrery made by James Giles of London, England,

Lubeck, Astronmical clock, St.Marien Church, Germany

Lubeck, Astronmical clock, St.Marien Church, Germany