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Tom, you remind me, Rory McEvoy has left NMM too.
That's a brilliant result. May I ask what tooling/setup you use?
The National Maritime Museum has 4209 and Bett's recent book 'Marine Chronometers at Greenwich' fully describes it, including the fact that it was...
We know its history (or some of it!) It has been in the church since 1710.
But it's the man himself and his business I was after.
Our local church has a turret clock with a nameplate showing the above. An hour on the net has not revealed anything.
Anybody any knowledge of...
I got 1922 from Tony Mercer's book. 1922 was the year that Mercer decided to make the Survey chronometer after Kullberg introduced an example....
I have 19666. Mercer says they were first made in 1922. I do not know how many were made.
They were, as you say, a basic 2-day chronometer...
Have you seen the book 'The Clockmakers of Llanrwst' (Colin and Mary Brown) which is largely about the Owen family?
ISBN 1 872424 31 7
If he visits Cambridge he might like to visit Corpus Christi college and view the Chronophage. There's much written about this unique...
The I'net did not supply much info on Mr Woog.
Here is the movement, anybody recognise it?
(The barrel ratchet seems a bit unusual?)...
Can somebody identify this movement maker?
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That's a very fine Chronometer you have there, from about 1968
Although it is 56 hour reserve it should be...
I have a Gledhill Brookes clock that was modified by having its bottom clocking in unit removed some 30 years ago. Ever since then two assemblies...
An expert dial engraver did have a tool to alter engraving-- a hammer. By hammering on the rear the brass could be brought forwards, flattened and...
Yes it is a recent finding, the learning never stops!
In the latest Horological Science Newsletter (2017-2) Robert Matthys advises against the use of BC. The article sites two reasons: a short...
Any one id the movement?
My choice would be a Nickel Alloy , but it sure is a good imitation of Silver
Silveroid is a copper/nickel alloy I believe. But I...