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Clock, 8 Day, NC-4 transatlantic flight

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This object is on display in the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery exhibition at the National Mall building.

Summary

Used on board NC-4, this timepiece was crucial for navigation.

Gift of Nelson Kraeft

Manufacturer: Jaeger Watch Company, Inc.

Date: 1919

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D (Clock): 7.6 x 3.2 x 12.7cm (3 x 1 1/4 x 5 in.)
3-D (Plaque): 21 x 28.6cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.)

Materials: metal, glass

Physical Description:Mechanical metal and glass clock, with blackface white numerals, formerly mounted on a wood frame with engraved metal plaque on front and laminated note of origin on back. The clock was removed from the wood frame 08/31/2010. See also: A20060509001 : Plaque and screws , Brass, removed from A20060509000. See also: A20060509002: Board, mounting, with paper dedication, removed from A20060509000.

Inventory number: A20060509000

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