Landis Program Clocks
Landis Program Clocks Waynesboro, Pa.
1910: Fred Frick Clock Co. sold to Frank & Mark Landis
Mark Landis is a Cornell graduate and Gen Mgr. & Chief Engineer for Landis Program Time Clocks.
1913: Company is now Landis Engineering and Manufacturing Co. 22 Ringgold St., Waynesboro, Pa.
Products from this company’s early days still have Frick’s name on them until about 1923 when the Frick name disappears. The Landis Engineering and Manufacturing Co. catalog depicts a vast array of program time clocks and related products.
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1923-1930: Mark Landis still listed as the Mgr. in the company catalogs.
Note: The Landis program time clock patent used a pinhole cylinder mechanism (1 min. time intervals) vs. Frick’s pinhole disk patent of 5 min. time intervals.
1932: Mumma is the new mgr. and owner but the clocks still retain the Landis name on the dial.
1937: The Landis Co. is sold to Cincinnati Time Recorder Co.
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Landis Master Program Clock,
1937: Landis/Cincinnati Time Recorder Master Program Time Clock Style A60TD Waynesboro, PA
This is the top of the line 60-beat self-winding hanging wall Master Clock with a 12″ white enamel dial marked Landis Waynesboro. Also has identifying manufacture tags Cincinnati Time Recorder Co. Cincinnati bought out Landis in about 1937. Equipped for the control of secondarily operated equipment as secondary clocks, time stamps, one minute interval machines, etc. Double cup mercurial compensating pendulum used for extremely accurate regulation within 10 seconds per month. This clock is 60″ tall x 20″ wide x 10″ deep. This clock was serviced in 1979 and continues to keep excellent time today (2018). It retains all of it’s original components.
This particular clock was placed in the new Waynesboro H.S. (later East Junior High School) on West Main Street. It ran many secondary clocks in the individual classrooms and controlled the bell schedules. East Junior High School was demolished starting in 1999. This clock was saved by a local collector.