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Engraved 'Troughton, London and 7' at top of bob.
Rare Tubular grid-iron construction with nested brass tubes and steel rods and heavy brass bob.
Original painted A-frame bracket with the original mounting screws incorporates a screwed horizontal adjustment and a finely knurled fast/slow rating nut.
A few small screws are missing and there are a few dings to the outside tube. Bob is missing back screw cover and bottom pointer.
Schematic of pendulum is shown on pg. 248 of Rees' - 'Clocks, Watches and Chronometers 1819-20'.
Length - 42.75 in.
Bob Diameter - 7 in.

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Rare Early Troughton Pendulum with Original Bracket.

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Jun 04
Greenlawn, NY, USA