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H10013 Regulator clock, used at Sydney Observatory, metal / glass / wood, made by Scientific Clocks Ltd, Sydney, modified by H. F. Pinnock, 1945-1955. Click to enlarge.

Regulator clock

Made
This clock provided the seconds pulse for the Sydney Observatory time signal system (85/38). Made by the Scientific Clock Company it was sometimes called the 'Gross' clock after Cecil Gross one of the company's founding members.

Cecil Gross was the chief clock maker at Prouds Limited for 32 years and designed many of the Sydney's clocks. Gross worked on the Customs House clock in 1916 and the Manly Wharf clock in 1918, clocks for Parliament House, Canberra, in 1926, the General Post Office …

Summary

Object No.

H10013

Object Statement

Regulator clock, used at Sydney Observatory, metal / glass / wood, made by Scientific Clocks Ltd, Sydney, modified by H. F. Pinnock, 1945-1955

Physical Description

Regulator clock, used at Sydney Observatory, metal / glass / wood, made by Scientific Clocks Ltd, Sydney, modified by H. F. Pinnock, 1945-1955

Observatory stock number 337.

Production

Source

Credit Line

Source unknown

Acquisition Date

19 October 1983

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