Marine Chronometer by Mercer, 1860-1930

Made:
1850-1880 in St Albans
maker:
Thomas Mercer

Two-day Marine chronometer, by Thomas Mercer, St Albans, no.12827, in ebony case, 1860-1930

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1931-716
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), ebony, elinvar (alloy including nickel, steel and chromium), glass, mother-of-pearl
Measurements:
overall (open, as displayed): 305 mm x 189 mm x 288 mm, 5.234 kg
overall (closed): 194 mm x 189 mm x 193 mm,
type:
chronometer, balance wheel, hairspring, spring-driven clock
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Thomas Mercer Ltd.
status:
Permanent collection

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