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[Postcard of Bern, Switzerland Clock Tower (Zytglogge)]

Description: Postcard of the clock tower (Zytglogge) in Bern, Switzerland. Typed text on the back of the postcard says "Bern, Zeitglockensturm, Détail. Berne, La tour de l'horloge, détail." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard describes the functions of the clock: "The circle tells the hour. The ring with zodiac tells the phase of moon etc. Small sun is phase of sun (at III). 2 min. before hour - 1. Cock flaps wings and crows, 2. Joker rings hour in bells, 3. Bottom figures go around (changing of the guard), 4. Cock flaps wings and crows, 5. King turns hour glass over, opens mouth, 6. Lion on right turns head, 7. Cock flaps wings and crows, 8. Big figure on tower has hammer and goes through motions of hitting bell."
Date: [1941..1945]
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum