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The clock that cost its inventor millions

The clock that cost its inventor millions

bbc.co.uk

One of the world's first digital clocks, which was made by a man in his shed, has been sold at auction. Thomas Bromley, an engineer and amateur inventor, created his Digitron Electric Clock in 1961 at his home in Hull. He held the patent to the design for three years but chose not to renew it - …

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