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Moon Dial Grasshopper Clock Brass Skeleton Clock, John Harrison Sinclair Harding
Moon dial grasshopper clock following John Harrison A grasshopper clock following John Harrison, brass skeleton clock, 2 dials in white enamel, 2 counter-directional rod pendulums, steel rope winding on winch. Solid wooden plinth, loose glass cabinet with door, clock runs for approx. 1 week, key included. On 4 height-adjustable brass feet. John Harrison John Harrison, auto-didactic clockmaker and inventor from England. In 1714, he solver the problem of constructing a clock that works on a ship, with high accuracy, functioning even at strong tilts. By first enabling precise, mechanical time-keeping, it became possible to precisely define the longitude at sea.
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- Condition DetailsTop condition!
- WearMinor losses.
- DimensionsH 18 in. x W 13.5 in. x D 9.5 in.H 45.72 cm x W 34.29 cm x D 24.13 cm
- Seller LocationSeevetal, DE
- Reference NumberLU4857215388972
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