History / The small grandfather clock Atmos is donated to Pope John Paul II

Joe Frielingsdorf with Pope John Paul II. The clock Atmos di Jaeger-LeCoultre had been donated to the previous pontiff Pius XI too, who, according to family’s stories, wrote on a piece of paper “Noli Tangere” (in latin, do not touch), for the attention of nuns responsible for cleaning, in order to prevent the fragile mechanism of the clock, susceptible to incline variations, to be damaged…