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Recording Clock - England, Late 19th Century Object Reg. No: ST 019069

Summary:
Tell-tale recording clock or watchman's clock, England, late 19th century. Retailed Thomas Gaunt, Melbourne. The watchman making his round would press pins at the appropriate time. The pins could only be released by a key.
Description:
Wooden cased wall clock with carved wings. Above 6 is a metal disk with pins protruding radially.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1933
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 56 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 40 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: recording clocks, wall clocks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890)
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Dial marked 'T. Gaunt Melbourne'.
Place & Date Made: England, Great Britain, circa 1890
Retailer: Thomas Gaunt - Thomas Gaunt & Co, circa 1890

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