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Object Name Timer
Catalog Number 78.37.1
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Gas Light Timer
Description This time valve, type 3A/UNI, was made for use with street gas lamps. An 8-day, time only movement can be set to turn the lamp on and off. This particular controller is from a gas lamp at the English seaside resort of Brighton, Sussex.
Maker Horstmann Gear Co Ltd
Place of Origin Newbridge Bath, England, United Kingdom

Updated by Cara M. Lower 7/22/14

Serial Number(s) SN#A87904