London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A late 19th-Century pneumatic timer,
the printed enamelled paper dial inscribed The Pneumatic Timer Patd.. June 15th 1875, the sweep hand reading over the scale 0-60 minutes, with subsidiary dial calibrated 1-8, the nickel-brass mechanism contained in a purple plush-lined leather case with gilt decoration, overall length -- 5¾in. (14.6cm.)
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