The largest in the world clockwork

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The oldest plant in Russia, Petrodvorets Watch Factory "Rocket", created by Peter I in 1721, which produces watches under the brand name "Rocket", in honor of Yuri Gagarin, in 1961, fulfills the order of "Gals-development" for the production of monumental clocks for Central Children Shop at the Lubyanka.

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Hours will be included in the top 5 world of mechanical watches, such as Big Ben, the Kremlin chimes, clock on the clock tower and Prague in Ganzhou.

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Installation hours in the atrium of the Central Children's store at the Lubyanka scheduled for December 2014.Grandiozny existing mechanism is the biggest in the world and reaches a size of 6 to 7 meters. Watches have about 21 gears, up to 4 meters, 13 meters pendulum mechanism.

13-meter pendulum has a diameter of 3 meters oscillation period 7 seconds. Its mirror surface acts as a mirror, creating a fascinating optical effect. There, visitors can see your reflection, changing as it moves.

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The total weight of the movement will be 5 tons and it will be made of aluminum, steel, copper and brass, the working mechanism is unique. To date, there are no working hours, which are the gears of considerable size.