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Rear bearing cap

ZAA0036.3
Timekeeping

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Collection Timekeeping
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZAA0036.3
Description The rear cap of H3’s caged roller bearing removed for display. In the poor conditions at sea it was important to protect this very sensitive part from the ingress of dirt and dust and Harrison designed it to be virtually sealed with these caps.
Date made 1757

Place made London, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Ministry of Defence Art Collection
Measurements Overall: 62 x 67 x 11 mm
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