Mechanical counter, 1888.

1888 in Manchester urban district and England

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Engine counter, 6 figures, by Schaeffer & Budenberg, Baukau, Madgeburg, Germany, for reciprocations or revolutions

6 figure engine counter by Schaeffer and Budenberg of Manchester, 1888. The counter could be used to count revolutions of a piece of mechanism or reciprocating actions.


Motive Power
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brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, metal (unknown), paint and steel (metal)
Budenburg Gauge Co. Ltd.; Schaffer and Budenberg

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