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Timing Clock - Kodak, 'Eastman Timer', circa 1920s Object Reg. No: HT 2807

Summary:
Circular metal timer clock, 5-60 min. Ananlogue, about 1920s. Possibly used to time reaction and incubation times. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited , Parkville, Victoria.
Description:
Cylindrical shape, brass with white face and black numbers and markings. Brass ring attached to knob, Stabilised by two leg supports. Back three mechanisms for winding and adjusting.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 12.00 cm (Height), 7.00 cm (Width), 10.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clocks, laboratory apparatus, horology
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
Inscriptions: Text, dial: EASTMAN/TIMER/EASTMAN KODAK CO./ROCHESTER N.Y./MADE IN U.S.A.
Text, reverse: PATENTED/APRIL 27 1920/NOV.29 1921/MADE IN U.S.A.
Text, reverse, on metal label on side of timer, "COMMONWEALTH SERUM/ LABORATORIES/ PLANT No. / 3792/ THE PROPERTY OF THE/ AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH/ GOVERNMENT
Manufacturer: Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, United States of America
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920s

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