Details


Description
-1 Clock face with hours in Roman numerals and seconds in conventional numerals, in black on white background. There is an hour hand, a minute hand and a second hand. The face of the clock is encased in glass. The rest of the instrument is silver with a loop coming out from the top. Inside the loop is a round bell with grooved lines for decoration. On the back is engraved in free hand "T.E.A.L. / 184443 /2". -2 Rectangular box with hinged lid. Wood in reddish colour and varnished. A circular hole is cut out in the lid and is filled with a glass disc. The lid latches to the bottom with a hooked latch that fits over a screw attached to the lid. The bottom of the box is unvarnished. The interior of the lid is lined with felt except for the glass circle. The interior of the bottom has a raised area with a circular cut hollowed out and lined with felt.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Silver
Processed Material/Glass
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Glass
Processed Material/Textile/Felt
Signature/Marks and Type
T.E.A.L. / 18443 / 2 Engraved
I / P / 925 Inscribed
A3M / 133817 / 2 Inscribed
L42 Inscribed
Accession No
2004.419
Credit Line
Navigational Chronometer, 2004.419. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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