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Three fragments of mainspring removed from H4


Object connections:

Collection Timekeeping
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZAA0037.2
Description Three fragments of mainspring removed from H4’s spring in 1986 after the outer hooking had broken and the spring had to be re-hooked. The spring itself had been replaced by Gould in 1921 and again in 1972 by staff at the MoD Chronometer Section at Herstmonceux.
Date made

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Ministry of Defence Art Collection
Measurements Overall: 10 x 9 x 1 mm
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