Edward Thomas Loseby

Specification of Edward Thomas Loseby - Timekeepers - No. 1011

Catalogue no: 1052
Dewey No: Subject(s): Patents
Author(s): Edward Thomas Loseby
Total pages: 10 Illustrations: 1 fold out Language(s): English Publication date: 1852
Editor: Publisher: The Great Seal Patent Office
Dimensions: 290mm x 200mm Condition: Generally good, blue paper cover slightly frayed, small tear in fold out page
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Notes:
Relates to; "Improvements in the Construction of Timekeepers and in Cases to be applied thereto". The patent describes five innovations as follows; 1. Mercurial tubes fitted to a compensation balance to counteract middle temperature error. 2. Similar mercury compensation to a pendulum to counteract the variations in the rate of the pendulum due to the increase and diminution in the arc of vibration. 3. The construction of mercurial pendulums described
Room location: Library Cabinet: Q Shelf: 4
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