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pocket chronometer

Maker:
Josh Romer  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 in; 7.62 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm
overall, key: 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in x 1/8 in; 3.81 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm
Object Name:
Pocket chronometer
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
c1800
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285465
Accession number:
57657
Catalog number:
285465
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watch

Physical Description:
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
metal, gold (dust cap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 7/8 in x 2 in x 1/2 in; 7.3025 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Other Terms:
Watch; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1842 - 1871
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285464
Catalog number:
285464
Accession number:
57657
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watch

Physical Description:
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
metal, gold (dust cap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
gilded (watch movement production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/16 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x .8255 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Other Terms:
Watch; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285463
Catalog number:
285463
Accession number:
57657
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National Museum of American History
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watch

Physical Description:
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
metal, gold (dust cap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Other Terms:
Watch; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
Switzerland
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285462
Catalog number:
285462
Accession number:
57657
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watch

Physical Description:
metal (watch movement material)
metal, gold (dust cap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Other Terms:
Watch; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
Switzerland
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285467
Catalog number:
285467
Accession number:
57657
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National Museum of American History
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watch movement

Physical Description:
metal, "brass" (watch movement material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
Watch Movement
Other Terms:
Watch Movement; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
United States
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285468
Catalog number:
285468
Accession number:
57657
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National Museum of American History
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Arnold & Dent Box Chronometer

Manufacturer:
Arnold & Dent  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
mahogany (container material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 6 in; 15.5575 cm x 16.51 cm x 15.24 cm
overall - from catalog card: 6 1/8 in x 6 in x 6 3/4 in; 15.5575 cm x 15.24 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
Chronometer
Box Chronometer
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1839
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.314612
Catalog number:
314612
Accession number:
206050
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Measuring & Mapping
Time and Navigation
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National Museum of American History
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watch

Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
Watch
Place made:
United Kingdom: Grand Bretagne
Date made:
1835
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
ME.285466
Catalog number:
285466
Accession number:
57657
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National Museum of American History
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Burkhardt Arithmometer

Maker:
Arthur Burkhardt  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
slate (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.5 cm x 58.6 cm x 18.4 cm; 4 1/8 in x 23 1/16 in x 7 1/4 in
Object Name:
calculating machine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Glashütte
Date made:
1895
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from US National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
MA.313158
Accession number:
177275
Catalog number:
313158
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Calculating Machines
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National Museum of American History
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Capt. Field's Improved Hinged Parallel Rule

Physical Description:
german silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.1 cm x 53.6 cm x 7.3 cm; 7/16 in x 21 3/32 in x 2 7/8 in
Object Name:
parallel rule
Date made:
1919
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Protractor  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce, Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
MA.309663
Catalog number:
309663
Accession number:
106954
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Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Parallel Rules
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National Museum of American History
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Ferrel Tide Predictor

Maker:
Fauth & Co.  Search this
Designer:
Ferrel, William  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 62.2 cm x 46.5 cm x 34.3 cm; 24 1/2 in x 18 5/16 in x 13 1/2 in
Object Name:
harmonic synthesizer
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1883
1880
Used during:
1883-1910
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
MA.315917
Catalog number:
315917
Accession number:
223203
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Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Gas Generator

Measurements:
box: 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 11 in; 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm x 27.94 cm
overall: 12 in x 4 5/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 30.48 cm x 11.7475 cm x 18.0975 cm
Object Name:
gas generator
Gas Generator
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Credit Line:
Transfer from Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
CH.315983
Catalog number:
315983
Accession number:
223100
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National Museum of American History
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Long-Period Vertical Seismometer (WWSSN)

Maker:
W. F. Sprengnether Instrument Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 25 in x 15 in x 26 in; 63.5 cm x 38.1 cm x 66.04 cm
Object Name:
seismometer
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.03
Catalog number:
1999.0275.03
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Seismographs
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National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Long-Period Horizontal Seismometer (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
W. F. Sprengnether Instrument Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 54 cm x 57 cm x 63 cm; 21 1/4 in x 22 7/16 in x 24 13/16 in
Object Name:
seismometer
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Society
ID Number:
1999.0275.04
Catalog number:
1999.0275.04
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Science & Mathematics
Seismographs
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National Museum of American History
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Long-Period Galvanometer Control (WWSSN)

Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 10.3 cm x 20.2 cm; 5 1/2 in x 4 1/16 in x 7 15/16 in
Object Name:
long-period galvanometer control
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.06
Catalog number:
1999.0275.06
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Seismographs
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National Museum of American History
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Time and Power Console (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 177 cm x 60 cm x 50 cm; 69 11/16 in x 23 5/8 in x 19 11/16 in
Object Name:
time and power console
time and power consoler
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.07
Catalog number:
1999.0275.07
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Science & Mathematics
Seismographs
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Short-Period Galvanometer (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 29 cm x 22.8 cm; 11 13/32 in x 8 31/32 in
Object Name:
galvanometer
Place made:
United States: Texas, Garland
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.08
Catalog number:
1999.0275.08
Accession number:
1999.0275
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National Museum of American History
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Short-Period Galvanometer Control (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 10.3 cm x 20.2 cm; 5 1/2 in x 4 1/16 in x 7 15/16 in
Object Name:
galvanometer control
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.05
Catalog number:
1999.0275.05
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Three-Channel Drum Photographic Recorder (WWSSN)

Maker:
United ElectroDynamics  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 139 cm x 44 cm; 13 25/32 in x 54 23/32 in x 17 5/16 in
Object Name:
three-channel drum photographic recorder
Place made:
United States: California, Pasadena
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.10
Accession number:
1999.0275
Catalog number:
1999.0275.10
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Galvanometer Test Set (WWSSN)

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 18.5 cm x 10 cm x 11 cm; 7 9/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 4 11/32 in
Object Name:
galvanometer test set
seismic station, galvanometer test set
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.11
Accession number:
1999.0275
Catalog number:
1999.0275.11
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National Museum of American History
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