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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

1991.0040.0014

Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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A metal marine chronometer supported by wooden, glass and brass case. The chronometer is suspended in centre of case by two brass pins and secured by fastening latch. Case has brass handles and inlay details. Text on rectangular mother of pearl plaque attached to front of case above keyhole reads 'Tobias / 695'. Engraved text on face of chronometer reads 'Morris, Tobias. / 31 Minories, [?]'.

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