New Delhi: Grandfather clocks with trademark vintage appeal are being bought to India by Japanese Clockmaker, Rhythm Watch Co. Ltd.
The grandfather clock
The company offers wrist watches that cater to mid-end to high-end consumers. 418 models include functional time-pieces and luxurious magic motion clocks - magic motion, contemporary motion, high quality wooden clocks, multi-featured quality alarm/wall clocks, mechanical sound cuckoo, breath-taking melodies, grandfather, basic, glass, statue, value added alarm, LCD and all occasion gift clocks . These have embellishments in high grade wood, Swarovski crystal and designs founded on Renaissance art.
The Grandfather clock is a tall wooden cabinet featuring 12 melodies and 3 X Mas songs with CTS sound, hourly melody, automatic melody silencer by sensor, pendulum, monitor switch and volume control switch and weighs 32 kg.
The Mineral sound clock is made of high quality wood with top grade hi-fi speaker. It weighs 40 kg, with dimensions of 800X230mm. A CD containing melodies and commands of a magic motion musical performance are part of the kit that comes with the clock which can be remote controlled. One can personalize melodies and load these onto the CD. All these operations can be operated by AC electricity.
Koizumi Yuichi, Director of the company said they had used Information Technology to add new features like beautiful music and would be retailing through two outlets in Delhi before moving to other metros.