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Description of a Compensation Curb
|Catalogue no: 1469|
|Dewey No:||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive|
|Author(s): James Scott|
|Total pages: 4||Illustrations: 1||Language(s): English||Publication date: 1805|
|Dimensions: 220mm x 140mm||Condition: Good|
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pp 19-22 extracted from a publication (Ilbert's note states "Nicholson's phil Jul. 1805), and bound between paper covers. Written on cover in ink, "Monsieur C.W.Cooke. Hommage de l'auteur."
In the form of a letter to Mr Nicholson from Mr James Scott of 39, Grafton Street, Dublin, "Inclosed I send you a sketch of an instrument I have constructed, much wamted in the profession of watchmaking, for the purpose of publishing in your Philosophical Journal, which I presume will be of much benefit to the public, and at the same timemay prevent any other person from claiming it." Description of Mr Scott's compensation Curb for a Time piece follows.
Drawing shows an arrangement for a watch with a plain balance and two compensation curbs; one curb embracing the balance spring, the other attached to the index arm.
|Room location: Library Extension||Cabinet: F||Shelf: 5|
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