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Wick Grandfather Clock

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This Wick made grandfather (or longcase) clock is a rather special one.

Alexander Bain, the inventor of the electric clock and an early telegraph machine, was an apprentice in the Wick watch making firm of John Sellar when it was made. Alex was born on a croft, just outside Watten (some eight miles from Wick.





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