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Recording Clock - W. Eppner, Switzerland, Late 19th Century Object 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.

Spring wound.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1938
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 5.5 cm (Height), 8 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: recording clocks, 18726, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: switzerland
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

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