Pham Van Thuoc hopes his collection can preserve a sliver of vanishing history. Photo: Reuters Pham Van Thuoc hopes his collection can preserve a sliver of vanishing history. Photo: Reuters
Pham Van Thuoc hopes his collection can preserve a sliver of vanishing history. Photo: Reuters
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For this Vietnamese man, collecting centuries-old clocks is a full-time passion

  • Pham Van Thuoc has scoured Europe to find old church clocks for his collection, which includes one made in 1750 that still works
  • With digital clocks now fast replacing mechanical ones in Europe, he hopes his collection can preserve a sliver of vanishing history

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Pham Van Thuoc hopes his collection can preserve a sliver of vanishing history. Photo: Reuters Pham Van Thuoc hopes his collection can preserve a sliver of vanishing history. Photo: Reuters
Pham Van Thuoc hopes his collection can preserve a sliver of vanishing history. Photo: Reuters
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