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Clockwork Flasher Mechanism, c. 1950

Inventory Number: 34618
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1974-2
Brief Description: Double plate movement with three cylindrical pillars, reading dial 15-75. Divided lever escapement; thick uncompensated balance wheel undersprung with blued steel spring. A pin projects downwards from the tail of the level between the forked and of a copper strip which collected withthe electric circuit in the base. On-off flashing is achieved by means of a bi-metallic strip in the circuit which breaks contact upon heating.


(Source: display label)
Primary Inscriptions: None.
Provenance: Pres. by A. J . Turner Esq.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Aluminium
brass
copper
steel.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 100 85 mm

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