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Object Name Chronometer
Catalog Number 1999.25.4
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Marine chronometer
Date c.1840
Description Two-tier mahagony brass bound chronometer box. Top lid with inlaid rectangular brass plate , no inscription. Front with inlaid ivory rectangle with 1203 inscribed. Back plate of movement inscribed "Brockbank and Atkins, London, No. 1203" Silvered 3 inch dial. 56 hour Up/Down indicator under the 12. Dial inscribed "Brockbank & Atkins, London, No. 1203." Gold colored hour and minute hands. Winding key with heart shaped handle. Has key to lock box.
Purchased Mercer and Lawson movements.




Maker Brockbank & Atkins
Material brass, steel, wood, glass
Place of Origin London, England, United Kingdom
Notes A 36441
Serial Number(s) 1203