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G.M.T., The Story of Greenwich Also, Clocks for the King. Clocks for the People

Catalogue no: 1286
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Geoffrey Rhodes
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 12 Language(s): English Publication date: Jan. 1947
Editor: Publisher: Overseas Watchmaker, Jeweller and Silversmith
Dimensions: 285mm x 205mm Condition: Good, a bit dog-eared
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Pages taken from this issue of Overseas Watchmaker, Jeweller and Silversmith. The article was written at the time the Royal Observatory was moving from Greenwich to Hurstmonceaux. The author covers the history of the Observatory at Greenwich (briefly) from its earliest days to the present (1947), from the Tompion clocks to the Quartz clock ("the last word in such instruments").
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
Search terms: Antique Clocks, Modern Clocks, Modern Watches
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