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Night Clock - France, circa 1850 Object Reg. No: ST 019437

Night clock, opal glass illuminated from the centre, France, circa 1850.
Dial is hemispherical opal glass rotated by movement that is mounted on stand. Illumination is by candle in centre. A fixed pointer shows the time.

Spring wound; verge escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1928
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: night clocks, revolving-dial clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: france
Place & Date Made: France, circa 1850

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