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Tuning Fork - H. Tinsley & Co, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: ST 034279

Summary:
Electrically maintained tuning fork, Tinsley type 18030. Made by H. Tinsley & Co., England, circa 1950.

Used for putting time markings on recorder charts, especially in physiological work.
Description:
Consists of precision tuning fork, with adjustable weights on tines, multiple electrical make & break contacts, lever controlled fork movement clamp. In wooden box with glass top.

Contents from List of Parts Field:
Trade Literature
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Telecommunications Division, 1983
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 11 cm (Height), 16 cm (Width), 44 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clocks, physical apparatus instruments, time standards, tuning forks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: tools & equipment
Manufacturer: H. Tinsley & Co Ltd, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1950

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