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Correspondence on clocks and chronographs, 1880 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/149

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding clocks and chronographs, including correspondence with the Japanese Consul and E. Dent and Co. on a chronograph for the Japanese Government, 1880; and correspondence relating to various inventions associated with clocks, 1886-1937, including Mr Schoof's gravity escapement (1897), the Synchronome Co. Ltd's synchronised pendulum (1937), Mr Gordon's pneumatic clock system (1886), and R.W. Nichol's pendulum (1913).


  • 1880 - 1937

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-04-24 15:02:26+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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