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Box Chronometer, by William Langford, Bristol, c. 1868

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Inventory Number: 52752
Object Type:
Persons: Langford (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1868
Place Created: Bristol England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: 1771 is a serial number not a date.
Earnshaw-type spring detent, bimetallic compensated balance wheel, helical blued steel spring with terminal curves. Subsidiary up and down dial at twelve o'clock, seconds dial at six o'clock. Poker minute hand and spade hour hand. In brass box gimbaled. Mahogany case with ivory repeating signature.
Primary Inscriptions: Signed on dial "Langford 53, Quay, Bristol 1771"
Provenance: Not ascertained.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass and steel movement; gold hands; brass box. Case: mahogany.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
175 175 185 mm

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