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Face of Wall Clock

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Inventory Number: 45070
Object Type:
Brief Description: A large round clock face with the hours noted in Roman Numerals and the minutes in Arabic Numerals. The clock face is made of three pieces of wood held together by two struts on the back.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Iron
Paint
Paper
Dimensions:
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70 720 mm

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'Act of Parliament'- Type Wall Clock, by William Buckland, Thame, c. 1780

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Inventory Number: 45070
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1966-270/44
Brief Description: A tall black case with decorative front panels. The top part of the case is open as the large clock face has been removed showing the copper alloy gears.
Primary Inscriptions: "William Buckland, THAME"
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Iron
Paint
Paper
Dimensions:
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70 720 mm

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Pendulum

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Inventory Number: 45070
Object Type:
Brief Description: A pendulum belonging to an "Act of Parliament" wall clock by William Buckland. A lead weight covered in copper alloy is attached to a thin strip of copper alloy that ends with another thin strip of metal that has been rotated by 90 degrees.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Iron
Paint
Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
70 720 mm

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Weight

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Inventory Number: 45070
Object Type: Object
Brief Description: A lead weight with a trapezoid shaped cross section and an Iron hook.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Iron
Paint
Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
70 720 mm

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