The Hairpin Clock is made of cast aluminum and extruded aluminum construction and stands 12 feet tall. The clock has a decorative stepped bezel and is nested into the crook of the hairpin shaped post assembly. The dials are made of white acrylic and back illuminated with state of the art LED lighting for long life and reduced maintenance. A photoelectric cell automatically switches on the LED illuminated dial at dusk and switches it off at dawn. Dial markings as well as spade hands are black. Choice of Roman Numeral or Arabic hour numbers. Choice of minute and / or hour marks. The 20 inch diameter dials are enclosed with clear polycarbonate lenses. The time is set manually from the pole base by a remote toggle switch. The hairpin shaft is made of 3 inch diameter extruded aluminum.