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1. Silver pocket watch, No. 1305.
*Silver pocket watch, No. 1305.This watch, by Thomas Leyden of London, is engraved: 'Watch worn by Capt. Thomas Masterman Hardy at Trafalgar 1805'. Although this watch is a...
2. Rolling ball clock.
*Rolling ball clock.A rolling ball clock made by Congreve of Woolwich. Sir William Congreve was a career soldier, a Royal Engineer and Chief Engineer to Sir Arthur...
3. Precision regulator, No. 1906.
*Precision regulator, No. 1906.This clock was the sidereal standard regulator at the Royal Observatory Greenwich from 1870, until it was superseded in 1920. It has a highly...
4. The first pocket chronometer.
*The first pocket chronometer.John Arnold (1736-99) successfully found the way to simplify Harrison's timekeeper design. This watch, No 1/36, made in 1778, went so well on trial...
5. The Shepherd Gate Clock, 1852.
*The Shepherd Gate Clock, 1852.The twenty-four hour electric slave dial was made by Charles Shepherd as part of the system supplied to Greenwich in 1852. This was the first clock...
6. The Transit of Venus of 1874: an astronomical regulator clock used at Station A.
*The Transit of Venus of 1874: an astronomical regulator clock used at Station A.Twelve new clocks were ordered by the Royal Observatory Greenwich for the Transit of Venus expeditions of 1874. This astronomical regulator clock,...
7. The Shepherd master clock.
*The Shepherd master clock.The Shepherd Master Clock regulator, with a double horizontal pedestal dial for latitude 51° 30' North.
8. The Shepherd Gate Dial.
*The Shepherd Gate Dial.The twenty-four-hour electric slave dial was made by Charles Shepherd as part of the system supplied to Greenwich in 1852. This was the first clock...
9. Pocket watch.
*Pocket watch.Owing to the rapidly developing railway and electric telegraph systems in 19th century Britain, the need for an accurate and comprehensive...
10. Marine chronometer, No. 512.
*Marine chronometer, No. 512.Following the work of John Arnold, the London watchmaker Thomas Earnshaw (1749-1829) further simplified the designs of the pocket and marine...
 
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