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

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

Used by the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne.
Description:
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

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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.
Regards,
Denis Hildebrand
May I ask where Riefler 289 is presently housed?

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