Three dutch inventions dating from 17th century
An example of a later Vibrandi watch can nowadays be seen in the Museum in Schoonhoven.Coster also made small horizontal table clocks of the Bavarian type, known from the Vehmeyer collection.The Ashmolean Museum shows two oval Vibrandi watches out of a total of eight Dutch watches.(David Thompson, 'Watches in the Ashmolean Museum, Part I' Antiquarian Horology, September 2000).
In the end Huygens obtained fellowships of both the Royal Society (1663) and the French Acadmie des Sciences in the year of the great London fire (1666).
(Holland by the way being not synonymous with the Netherlands, but originally the historical power centre of the (Northern) Netherlands). This is the oldest known Dutch turret clock with musical drum made for the church of St.