Specification of Victor Reclus - Improvements in Electric Clocks - No. 12,491

Catalogue no: 1072
Dewey No: Subject(s): Patents
Author(s): Victor Reclus
Total pages: 13 Illustrations: 3 fold out Language(s): English Publication date: 1886, 1st Oct
Editor: Publisher: The Patent Office
Dimensions: 290mm x 200mm Condition: Fragile, text pages yellowed, cover repaired
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Relates to; Improvements in Electric Clocks six innovations are described and illustrated as follows; 1. An electrical clock comprising electrical driving mechanism, and an automatic circuit making and breaking device for intermittently sending currents to the time indicators 2. A time indicator comprising an electro-magnet with a single bobbin in combination with an armature carrying a driving pawl that engages with a ratchet wheel &c 3. The modified arrangement of apparatus for automatically and continuously winding the driving mechanism 4. The combination of the time indicators with the ordinary driving mechanism of a clock wound by hand and provided with an electric circuit making and breaking device 5. An improved electric clock construction 6. An improved electric clock or time indicator construction Victor Reclus is described in the introduction as a Clockwork Manufacturer of 114 Rue Turenne, Paris in the Republic of France An additional hand drawn illustration is included in the rear of the text, possible contemporary with the patent
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