November's Object - Juvet and Company Globe Clock

Discussion in 'National Watch and Clock Museum' started by Noel Poirier, Nov 29, 2011.

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    Time globe consisting of clock mechanism inside world globe. As globe revolves once every 24 hour, time at different meridians is read on stationary ring dial around equator, marked in Arabic numerals, local time is read on glass dial with Roman numerals. Movable steel vernier marked in latitudes also encircles globe and is connected to local time dial and axis. Entire device is mounted on brass tripod stand with each leg in form of a griffin. Clock is wound by turning shaft of axis above feathered end.
     

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