A time clock is a mechanical device used to track the amount of time an employee has worked. Manufactured by Gents' of Leicester. It was used by staff at Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920.

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Large time recording clock in wood and glass cabinet. Clock has square white face, black Arabic numerals, minute marks and hands. Clock is key-wound; timing part of clock operated by electricity; pendulum under clock face. Large cylinder for time-recording paper. Blue fabric ribbon runs down length at back of cylinder over metal pins which would push forward blue ribbon to record time on paper.

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