Clock with perpetual Calendar mechanism
as described in Britten's handbook
Britten's handbook there are no technical dimensions and details, many times
I felt like a Sherlock Holmes figuring out how to do it.
Beneath the wheel that turns once a year and the center I made two equal wheels, they move the long hand in the center.
In one year this hand moves anti clockwise through the images of the Zodiac showing the position of the Sun.
Will the perpetual mechanism work as intended, I don't know just have to wait and hope, time will tell!
(Perhaps some adjustments to the date wheel have to be made)
Building the perpetual mechanism
Rear side with
( The date wheel turns once in four years, it has deep notches for the months of February, one of them is less deep
and is for the leap year, the other shallow notches are for the months with 30 days)
Front side with hands for
Sun - Equation of Time - Days of the Month - Days of the Week - The Month and
Some parts for the front side
And some parts for the back side
The kidney shaped disc turns once a year
Photo without the glass
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