A gridiron Pendulum signed by E. Leybold’s

A gridiron Pendulum signed by E. Leybold’s

Stock Number: 391116 j

€ 375,-

Dimensions

36 cm high

Circa

C 1900

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Scientific, Technology, Physics & Chemistry, Other Technology Antiques, Patent & Salesmans Samples

Description

A gridiron Pendulum signed E. Leybold’s Nachfolger from the 1900 circa.  The gridiron pendulum was a temperature-compensated clock pendulum invented by British clockmaker John Harrison around 1726 and later modified by John Ellicott. It was used in precision clocks. In ordinary clock pendulums, the pendulum rod expands and contracts with changes in temperature. 36 cm high.

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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.