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Pocket watch.

Pocket watch.
Pocket watch.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: D7165_1
Description: Owing to the rapidly developing railway and electric telegraph systems in 19th century Britain, the need for an accurate and comprehensive distribution of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) for the nation became a priority for the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Many inventors worked to develop timekeeping instruments. This pocket watch has two minute hands.
Creator: Vulliamy
Date: Unknown
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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