The clocks and the watch belonged to Alexei Valerianovich Bragin-Bobrinsky (1938-2014), an aviator, writer and descendant of the last Bogoroditsk palace owner V.A. Bobrinsky.
Aleksey Valerianovich Bragin-Bobrinsky is the grandson of the last owner of the Bogoroditsk estate Vladimir Alekseevich Bobrinsky. He was born in Chile in November 24, 1938. There he spent his childhood. In 1954 the family moved to the United States. A.V. Bragin-Bobrinsky spent the biggest part of his life in the United States, served in the Navy and in the Air. When he finished his flying career, he wrote novels and memoirs, was engaged in the tourism business in Kenya and Chile. In April 2012 at the invitation of the museum he came to Bogoroditsk for the scientific-practical conference dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the counts Bobrinskys kin. In March 2013 he moved from Santiago to Bogoroditsk forever. In August 27, 2014 Aleksey Valerianovich Bragin-Bobrinsky died. He was buried at the Kazan Mother of God Church on the territory of the estate.