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Astronomical regulator, movement back
An astronomical regulator in a veneered mahogany case and a flame mahogany panel with a side door in the base. The 278 mm diameter brass dial is silvered on both sides and has a vertical grained finish. It is laid out in a typical regulator style with concentric Arabic five-minute numerals outside a minute track. Hours are indicated on a subsidiary dial below the centre with Roman numerals within a circle. Seconds are indicated on a subsidiary dial above the centre with Arabic ten-second numerals within a track, and observatory marks at intermediate ten second intervals.
- Image reference: F2981
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Ministry of Defence Art Collection