Regulations for the Testing of Marine Chronometers, and Other Scientific Apparatus with Appendix containing Remarks on Rating and Testing Marine Chronometers and Details of Trials for Watches, &c.

Catalogue no: 1471
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): William E. Plummer
Total pages: 23 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1893
Editor: Publisher: Mersey Docks and Harbour Board
Dimensions: 220mm x 140mm Condition: Good, cover dirty
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Published by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board for the Liverpool Observatory, Bidston, Birkenhead.

"Regulations for testing the Thermal Adjustments of Marine Chronometers, and for the examination of other scientific apparatus at the Observatory at Bidston."

Includes a schedule of costs incurred for the testing of the following instruments;

Watches and Chronometers; Sextants, Theodolites and Compasses; Telescopes and Binoculars; Barometers and Aneroids; Thermometers; Miscellaneous.

pp. 7-11, Appendix. As to the Rating and Testing of Marine Chronometers.

pp. 12-15, Details of Trials to which Watches and Chronometers (other than Marine) are Submitted.

pp. 16-23, Final pages showing the certificated awarded to following trials and tests of the above instruments.

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