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Three fragments of mainspring removed from H4

ZAA0037.2
Timekeeping

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Collection Timekeeping
Gallery locationNot on display

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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 The spring itself had been replaced by Gould in 1921 and again in 1972 by staff at the MoD Chronometer Section at Herstmonceux.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 Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements Overall: 10 x 9 x 1 mm
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