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Experimental marine chronometer, Sully "C"

ZBA2248
Timekeeping

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Collection Timekeeping
ExhibitionsTime and Longitude, Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZBA2248
Description Marine timekeeper: "C" of a series of 3 known pendules à levier by Sully. Inscription. Comes with book "Description abreges d'une hortage d'une nouvelle invention...", see ZBA2248.2.
Date made 1724

Artist/Maker Sully, Henry
Place made Versailles, France
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Art Fund, the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and the Garfield Weston Foundation.
Materials oak
Measurements Overall: 105 mm x 95 mm x 47 mm x 23.5 kg
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