Chronometer

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-18497

Description

Wooden box containing chronometer. 2 lids on top of box, 2 brass handles on sides. Clock is attached to box inside by 3 gears on brass ring, 2 on sides, 1 on corner. Corner gear moves so clock swings vertically. Inner clock swings horizontally.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chronometers
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Glass
Brass
CHRONOMETER

Inscription

Stamped on face: ""PARKINSON AND FRODSHAM/ CHANOE ALLEY/ LONDON/ 1224"" Adhesive on outside of box: ""RH TUCKER SAMOSET""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Surveying & Navigational T&E

Dimensions

6 x 6 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.521