Marine chronometer by John Arnold and Son

Made:
1795 in London
Marine chronometer by John Arnold and Son Marine chronometer by John Arnold and Son

Marine chronometer by John Arnold and Son
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Marine chronometer by John Arnold and Son
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Spring detent escapement marine chronometer by John Arnold & Son, London. Held in a wooden octagonal case without gimbals. 4 inch silvered dial. Helical balance-spring with terminal curves. OZ balance. Signed ‘John Arnold & Son, London No. 92 Invt. et Fect’ c.1795.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 604

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3486
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), diamond, glass, mahogany (wood), silvered brass and steel (metal)
type:
marine chronometer
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers