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Two-day Marine Chronometer, by Dobbie McInnes Ltd, Glasgow, c.1900

Inventory Number: 44156
Object Type:
Place Created: Glasgow Scotland United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1973-11/14
Brief Description: Movement of brass, steel and blued steel: silvered dial with roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down dial with arabic numerals. In brass box with serial number 6572, gimballed in brass bound walnut box with inset handles and brass and ivory name plates. The number 6572 is repeated on the top plate. Attached to the box is a certificate that the instrument was cleaned by Kelvin & Hughes, December 1951, together with a rate certificate. Mahogany case with leather strap.
Primary Inscriptions: "DOBBIE MCINNES LTD GLASGOW LIVERPOOL & SOUTH SHIELDS" and no. 9522. "MAKERS TO THE ADMIRALTY".
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass
steel and mahogany
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
175 175 175 mm

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