Tape Chronograph, Driven by Electric Motor, 1870-1900

Made:
1870-1900 in St Albans
maker:
Thomas Mercer

Two-pen tape chronograph, driven by self-starting electric motor, 1870-1900. The time is recorded on the tape, which is drawn past two pens using two rollers that are driven by al electric motor.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1933-169
Materials:
contents of small vessel: ink, moving tape: paper, recording pens: metal
type:
chronograph, self-starting electric motor, tape
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Messrs. Thomas Mercer
status:
Permanent collection

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