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2 edition of Exhibition of early clocks and watches ... September 3rd to 24th, 1966 found in the catalog.

Exhibition of early clocks and watches ... September 3rd to 24th, 1966

Northampton. Cental Museum and Art Gallery.

Exhibition of early clocks and watches ... September 3rd to 24th, 1966

(Catalogue).

by Northampton. Cental Museum and Art Gallery.

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Published by The Museum in (Northampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Lists watch and clock makers working in Northamptonshire area.

The Physical Object
Pagination(16) p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20146605M

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Get the best deals on Antique Clocks when you shop the largest online selection at eBay While early models were developed as early as , the first accurate clock was built in Atmos: These perpetual motion clocks work by relying on natural changes in temperature and barometric pressure for energy. The Atmos 1 was introduced in This book is the catalog of the exhibition The Clockwork Universe shown in Munich and Washington, DC from November, to February, The first half is a history of the the development of clocks and the clock industry in Germany and Austria. The remainder is a detailed photographic and text catalog of the clocks in the exhibition.


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