Orrery making – rare and complex

Clockwork mechanical models of the solar system

STAINES AND SON

Derek and his son Timothy design and build scientific instruments commonly known as Orrery, they hand-make these in their work shop as commissioned pieces.
Originally Toolmakers from London, England the father and son team have recently relocated to Mundford, Norfolk. Inscribed onto the work their mark remains. Staines & Son, Fecit, London.
​Their efforts have  been rewarded with entrance into The Heritage Crafts Association, President HRH The Prince of Wales. An organisation that celebrates, promotes and most importantly protects endanger crafts.

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