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Measure Your Day in Mechanical Clacks

Our favorite retro timepiece keeps wasted minutes in check.

KABB

Retro Flip Down Clock

$39.99, Amazon

There’s just something special about mechanical flip down clocks, with their satisfying plastic “clack” at the passing of each minute. Compared to the highly calibrated digital timepieces built into our phones and watches these days, flip down clocks feel practically steampunk. They provide a not-so-subtle reminder of time passing, plus the opportunity to admire a clean, simple machine at work.

If you’ve ever longed to stop looking at your phone quite so much and start living life one click at a time, look no further.

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