Specification of Frederick Louis Fatton - Astronomical Instrument or Watch - No. 4645

Catalogue no: 1025
Dewey No: Subject(s): Patents
Author(s): Frederick Louis Fatton
Total pages: 9 Illustrations: 1 fold out Language(s): English Publication date: 1822
Editor: Publisher: The Great Seal Patent Office
Dimensions: 290mm x 200mm Condition: Blue paper cover fragile and torn
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Relating to; "An Astronomical Instrument or Watch, by which the Time of the Day, the Progress of Celestial Bodies, as well as Carriages, Horses, or other Animals, may be correctly ascertained". The concluding paragraph describes the innovation as follows; "a new astronomical instrument or watch which possesses the property of ascertaining and recording the precise moment of any desired observation, or series of observations, by means of marks or dots imprinted upon a dial or plate, whither the same be effected by the dial or plate revolving and the marking point remaining stationary, or by the marking point revolving and the dial or plate remaining stationary."
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