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Time Museum catalogue of chronometers

by Anthony G. Randall

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Published by Time Museum in Rockford, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Time Museum -- Catalogs.,
    • Chronometers -- United States -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-357) and index.

      Other titlesChronometers.
      Statementby Anthony G. Randall ; with illustrations by David Penney ; general editor, Bruce Chandler.
      ContributionsChandler, Bruce., Time Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB107 .R36 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 366 p. :
      Number of Pages366
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1894733M
      ISBN 100912947039
      LC Control Number90071105
      OCLC/WorldCa28551056

        Catalogue of the very celebrated collection of regulators, clocks, chronometers, and watches the property of the Duke of Sussex; which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Christie and Manson on Tuesday, July the 4th, by Augustus Frederick, Prince, Duke of Sussex, n ; Christie, Manson & Woods. n Catalogue of precision watches in the British Museum, VI. Pocket Chronometers, Marine Chronometers and Other Portable Precision was contracted in the early ’s to produce illustrations for the catalogue but it took nearly twenty years for the book to be printed. By this time many of them were rather dated and could have been.

      Chronometers are designed to keep time accurately in spite of harsh conditions such as large temperature fluctuations, changes in air pressure and humidity, and physical movement. For this reason, chronometers were first designed for use on marine vessels, but their high precision made them valuable for timekeeping experiments in harsh conditions. Description: The Marine Chronometers at Greenwich is the fifth, and largest, of the distinguished series of catalogues of instruments in the collections of the National Maritime Museum. Housed at the Royal Observatory Greenwich — the 'home of time' and the Prime Meridian of the world — this extraordinary collection, which includes the.

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Time Museum. The Marine Chronometers at Greenwich is the fifth, and largest, of the distinguished series of catalogues of instruments in the collections of the National Maritime Museum. Housed at the Royal Observatory Greenwich -- the 'home of time' and the Prime Meridian of the world -- this extraordinary collection, which includes the celebrated marine timekeepers by John Harrison (), is Brand: Curator Emeritus Horology Jonathan Betts.


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The Marine Chronometers at Greenwich is the fifth, and largest, of the distinguished series of catalogues of instruments in the collections of the National Maritime Museum. Housed at the Royal Observatory Greenwich -- the 'home of time' and the Prime Meridian of the world -- this extraordinary collection, which includes the celebrated marine timekeepers by John Harrison (), is.

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The Marine Chronometers at Greenwich is the fifth, and largest, of the distinguished series of catalogues of instruments in the collections of the National Maritime Museum. Housed at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ― the 'home of time' and the Prime Meridian of the world ― this extraordinary collection, which includes the celebrated marine timekeepers by John Harrison (), is.

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Betts is responsible for creating a complete catalogue of the marine chronometers in the National Maritime Museum collection, and is the published author of various articles and books, including Time Restored: The Harrison Timekeepers and R.T.

Gould () and Harrison (). He was made an MBE in for his services to Horology.5/5(1). The Marine Chronometers at Greenwich is the fifth, and largest, of the distinguished series of catalogues of instruments in the collections of the National Maritime Museum.

marine timekeepers by John Harrison (), is generally considered to be the finest of its kind in existence. The book is however much more than just a catalogue Author: Jonathan Betts. The Most Comprehensive and Most Scholarly Horological Museum Catalog Ever Published Marine Chronometers at Greenwich – By Jonathan Betts, with a foreword by Kevin Fewster, and an Introduction by Charles Frodsham & Co., ISBN – First Edition – Published by Oxford University Press & National Maritime Museum Greenwich 5/5(7).

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Book Overview The Marine Chronometers at Greenwich is the fifth, and largest, of the distinguished series of catalogues of instruments in the collections of the National Maritime Museum.

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Every chronometer has been completely dismantled, studied and recorded, and illustrations include especially commissioned line drawings as well as photographs. The collection is also used to illustrate a newly researched and up-to-date chapter describing the history of Author: Jonathan Betts.PART I: THE ORIGINS OF THE CHRONOMETER-- PART II: CATALOGUE.

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