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quick/peek: A marine chronometer from the GP museum collection

On a recent trip to Girard-Perregaux, I was shown an antique marine chronometer. There is a close connection of the manufacture with marine chronometers and its pioneer John Harrison. For more details on that, go back to my previous background report.

background/report: What has John Harrison to do with Girard-Perregaux?

The marine chronometer comes in a typical box and a bi-axial bearing that allows to clock to stay level at sea. The top of the case can be slid open for a quick time check.  AS can be seen, the clock is still “as is” so it will probably go through some restoration before going into the museum.

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