chronometer

Made:
c. 1800
maker:
Thomas Prest
and
John Arnold and Son

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Two-day chronometer by John Arnold and Son, with case, no.43/133 and accessories. With inscription "Thos Prest August 10th 1792", scratched on great wheel, Prest was apprenticed to John Arnold and foreman to his son at Chigwell (see part records)

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1917-112
Materials:
horizontal cross bar: brass, steel
type:
chronometer, balance wheel, detent escapement, spring-driven clock
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Mr. Samuel J. P. Edgcumbe
status:
Loan

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