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Time Ball

I'm tracking down as much as I can about the period during which Hong Kong had a time ball. The mechanized wonders existed from 1.1.1885 until the time ball service was discontinued on 30.6.1933. I have images (though would welcome more) for it at pretty regular intervals from its first installation at the old Water Police Station in Tsim Sha Tsui until its demise when it was on Signal/Blackhead's Hill.

1930s Signal Hill

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Blackhead Point Signal Station

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1927

Marine Police HQ

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1886
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1932 HMS Oswald

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1932

1886 Kowloon

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1886

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Victoria Harbour and Kowloon 1890s (Zoom-in)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1890

Victoria Harbour and Kowloon 1896-97 (Zoom-in)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1896

Signal Hill Road

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1925

Looking East along Middle Road towards Signal Hill. The Peninsula Hotel is just out of sight on the right, and the junction is with Nathan Road.

1920s Signal Hill

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920
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