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|Gallery location||Not on display|
|Description||Brass winding key made by Thomas Mercers in 1932 for Gould during the 1931-33 restoration, when Gould oversaw the conversion to key-winding of the H1. The key has a steel pinion built into the end of it, which meshed with a wheel fixed onto the fusee of the timekeeper. This arrangement was all removed during the 1961 restoration. Key: H:65 W:40 L:230.|
|Artist/Maker||Thomas Mercer Chronometers
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Ministry of Defence Art Collection|
|Measurements||Overall: 230 x 65 x 40 mm|
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