History / Ernst Hausmann receives the title of St Silvester’s Knight by Pope Pius X

In 1907 Her Holiness Pope Pius X bestowed the title of Saint Silvester’s Knight on Ernst Hausmann. Also for this reward, and for the successful restoration of the Planispher Clock, Hausmann & Co has the honour of minding, starting from the beginning of the 20th century, the maintainance of more than 80 clocks of the Holy See.