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Recording Clock - W. Eppner, Switzerland, Late 19th Century Reg. No: ST 020749
- Recording clock, portable, made by W. Eppner, Chaux-De-Fonds, Switzerland, late 19th century.
The watchman carried the clock to places where the key was chained, and the key used to record the time of inspection on the clock.
- Consists of a brass cylinder with circular glass aperture. Dial has arabic numerals. Clock has 3 keys. 3 are handmade and the third is cast and of a later date.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1938
|Dimensions:||5.5 cm (Height), 8 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||recording clocks, 18726, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Dial marked 'Eppner Revete S.G.D.G.' Outside case is stamped 'Lutz & Schulz, Buenos Ayres'.|
|Maker:||Wilhelm Eppner, Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland, circa 1890|
|Distributor:||Lutz & Shulz, Buenos Aires, Argentina|