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Clock-Winder Sought By Quincy Mayor

From The American Horologist magazine, January, 1946

Clock-Winder Sought By Quincy Mayor

Quincy, Mass. - Anybody want a clock-winding job at $100 per year? Quincy's Mayor Charles A. Ross was up a church tower today in an effort to find a clock-winder for the generation's old First Parish church clock, by which residents have told time in the square for hundreds of years.

It seems that Vance Bukor, local jeweler, who's had the job for 20 years is through, so he told the mayor, and the four sides of the time-piece now show different hours.

"Humph," Bukor said, "they don't need a jeweler. It takes a man with a strong pair of legs and a good set of lungs."


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