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2 edition of Congreve clock. found in the catalog.

Congreve clock.

Thwaites and Reed Ltd.

Congreve clock.

by Thwaites and Reed Ltd.

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Published by The Authors in (London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsCongreve, William, Sir.
The Physical Object
Pagination(7) p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20077520M

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The Congreve rolling ball clock consists of a brass plate with a zigzag path carved on it. A small brass ball rolls down the carved track, and when it reaches the end of the track, the ball hits a lever and a spring raises the end of the plate, reversing the tilt of the plate and sending the ball rolling back the other way.

Perhaps one of the most fascinating timepieces ever devised, the Rolling Ball Clock was patented by Sir William Congreve in (A copy of the original specification is included with each clock).

The basic concept is that the ball takes 15 seconds to run down the zig-zag track where it trips the escapement which reverses the angle of the tray. Publication date Note Spine title: A Congreve clock.

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