Flying Instrument [Stopwatch]

S. Smith & Sons (England) Limited, Maker


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Maker and Role
S. Smith & Sons (England) Limited, Maker
Description
Jean Batten's compass.
Flying instrument, a stopwatch placed in a navigational dial "SMITH & SONS (MA) LTD / LONDON". Numbers divided from 1 to 12, smaller dial at the 6 position divided by seconds 10, 20, 30, 40, 60. "SWISS MADE". white numbers on a black ground. Circular piece of cork on the back to hold dial in place.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood/Cork
Processed Material/Metal/Silver
Signature/Marks and Type
SMITH & SONS (MA) LTD / LONDON Printed
SWISS MADE Printed
Accession No
2017.45.3
Credit Line
S. Smith & Sons (England) Limited. Flying Instrument [Stopwatch], 2017.45.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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