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Regulator Clock - Riefler, Munich, 1910 Object Reg. No: ST 024606

Regulator clock with free pendulum, Sigmund Riefler, Munich, no. 289, 1910.

Used by the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne.
Rectangular wooden case with glass panels at side and full length glass door showing movement and pendulum.

Free pendulum movement: it is attached independently of the clock train and the energy impulses are imparted through the suspension spring.

See also Trade Literature.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australia: Bureau of Meteorology, 1959
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 150 cm (Height), 21.5 cm (Width), 46.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: electric clocks, meteorology, regulator clocks, le roi a paris
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: germany
Inscriptions: Dial marked 'Dr. S. Riefler, Munchen, no. 289, 1910. D.R.P. No 50739, D.R.P. no 100870'. Movement stamped 'Riefler Munchen No. 260'.

Plate acknowledging donor is inside case, marked: Riefler Regulator Clock Donated by the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology'.
Maker: Mr Sigmund Riefler, Munich, Bavaria, Germany, 1910
User: Australia: Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1910-1960


Denis Hildebrand Posted on 04 Jun 2012 7:46 PM
As a coincidence I have Riefler regulator no 290 on my wall in South Yarra.
I bought it in very ordinary condition but now it ticks away happily and reliably.
Denis Hildebrand
May I ask where Riefler 289 is presently housed?

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