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Correspondence on chronometers, 1876 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/605

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the ownership of, rates of, repairs to, packing of, estimates for, accounts of, and recovery of various chronometers. The volume includes papers on a proposed turret clock for Bombay University Library; the cost of replacement parts for clocks; a paper written in German on marine chronometers; the German clockmakers' newspaper 'Deutsche Uhrmacher-Zeitung'; a scheme by the Clockmakers Company to encourage the study of horology; and a photograph of Arnold and Dent 924, Cox 1362 and Poole 2059, all recovered from the wrecked HMS 'Eurydice'.


  • Creation: 1876 - 1878


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials



Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:51:49+00:00

Includes index.



Repository Details

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