Renowned firm L. Hainz Clockmaking manufactures tower, turret, street and floral clocks.
The long-standing tradition in the field guarantees quality reconstructions
and maintenance of historic mechanical clocks. Some of the clocks in our care are
Loretto chiming clock, tower clock of St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Astronomical clock of Prague - Orloj.
The firm L. Hainz Clockmaking was established by Ludvík Hainz
in 1836. Then, the company began to take care of the Astronomical clock
at the Old Town Square. Today, the firm services about eighty turret clocks in Prague.
A typical product by L. Hainz Clockmaking is a clock
with striking train for one or two bells with automatic winding.
The clockwork drive either second pendulum with Graham escapement
and constant force, or polarized minute impulses.
A standard equipment consists of steel pinions and bronze bearings in
cast iron plates. The clocks have weight power which enable
four hours of continuous run.
A variant of the tower clock may strike hours, halves or quarters.
The clock can drive 1 to 4 dials in diameter of up to 3.5 m (138 in).
Our customer can select a variety of glass and gilded dials
from our Dial Catalog.
Commitment to Service
The firm L. Hainz is committed to service of large number of clocks, dominating clock-making scene in Czech Republic.