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

Summary:
Night clock, opal glass illuminated from the centre, France, circa 1850.
Description:
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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