Horological Tools

Compensation Pendulum for a Clock

Catalogue no: 1510
Dewey No: 681.1124 Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Adam Reid
Total pages: 5 Illustrations: 3 Language(s): English Publication date: 1810
Editor: Publisher: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Dimensions: 225mm x 140mm Condition: Fragile, pages loose
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Pages extracted from this journal and bound separately between paper covers.

"Fifteen Guineas were this session voted to Mr Adam Reid, of Green's End, Woolwich, for a Compensation Pendulum for a Clock."

Description of a zinc and iron half seconds pendulum, accompanied by an engraving of the features.

Also included in these pages, a description of Mr. Spark's Noctuary, "for ascertaining the hour at night, by an apparatus connected with a common watch".  Illustrated on the same page as the pendulum.  The Silver medal was awarded.

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Search terms: Horological Tools, Nocturnals, Pendulums, Precision Timekeeping, Temperature Compensation
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Instruction Sur La Machine A Diviser Et A Tailler

Catalogue no: 1449
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): T. Plaisant
Total pages: 72 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): French Publication date: 1842
Editor: Publisher: Angers, De Launay-Gagnot
Dimensions: 180mm x 105mm Condition: Fragile, dog-eared and some tears
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A treatise concerning wheel dividing and cutting, the author being "Chef De L'Atelier D'Ajustage De L'Ecole Royale D'Arts Et Metiers D'Angers".

Description of a wheel cutting engine with two pull out plates containing several drawings relating to this machine

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