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Marine Clock - Morris Tobias, London, circa 1840 Object Reg. No: ST 020143

Summary:
Marine clock, Morris Tobias, London, no 537, circa 1840.
Description:
Clock swivels in wooden box. Dial has three circles of figures: outer 30 mins, middle 1 to 8 three times (bells), and inner 2, 4, to 12 hours.

Spring wound; verge escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1937
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 31.5 cm (Height), 12 cm (Width), 20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: marine chronometers, wall clocks, ship accessories, tobias
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Dial is marked 'Patent Morriss Tobias, London, no 537'.
Maker: Morris Tobias & Co, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1840

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Robert McEwan Posted on 13 Jan 2014 8:23 AM
HI i own a Morris Tobias with a address The Minories .Boxed chronometer no 296 a one day based on a earnshaw type small gimble and corner locking bolt

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