Specification of Albert Marcius Silber - Apparatus for Indicating Time - No. 3689
|Catalogue no: 1069
|Author(s): Albius Marcius Silber
|Total pages: 6
||Illustrations: 1 fold out
||Publication date: 1869, 20th Dec
||Publisher: The Patent Office
|Dimensions: 290mm x 200mm
||Condition: Outer cover missing but otherwise good
||Related library records:
Relates to; "Improvements in Apparatus for Indicating Time, Partly Applicable to Revolving Apparatus for other Purposes."
The patenet details four innovations as follows;
1. The use of the lever, patent lever or hoizontal escapement for revolving movements.
2. A key or other winding device forming a fixture on the side of a lamp (as in night clocks).
3. A new alarm mechanism
4. The arrangement by which a clock mechanism housed in the base of a stand can cause rotary motion to a gallery above (as in the globe of a night clock).
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