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Recording Clock - England, Late 19th Century Reg. No: ST 019069
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||56 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 40 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||recording clocks, wall clocks, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection, Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890)|
|Inscriptions:||Dial marked 'T. Gaunt Melbourne'.|
|Place & Date Made:||England, Great Britain, circa 1890|
|Retailer:||Thomas Gaunt - Thomas Gaunt & Co, circa 1890|