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Object Name Chronometer
Catalog Number 1999.25.1
Collection Timepiece
Other Name chronometer
Date 1960
Description 3-tier mahagony brass-bound chronometer box. Silvered dial has 48 hour up-down below the 12. No other inscriptions on dial or back plate of movement. Ornate key with dolphins forming the handle. Small decal label on inside of box, gold with red and black border, C.G. Smith Chronometer Maker, Washington, D.C. Inside of upper lid has "Certificate of Rate" label, signed by C.G. Smith, and dated 6-9-73. It also indicated that this is Serial Number 1.

Maker C. G. Smith
Material brass, steel, wood, glass
Place of Origin Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Notes Accessioned
Serial Number(s) 1