The First Sea Clock 1736. Marine Chronometer for the Age of Sail. Finally solved the long standing problem for sea farers in establishing the east-west position or Longitude.   Quite literally a Sea of Time contraption. Invented by clockmaker and carpenter John Harrison 1693-1776.

The First Sea Clock 1736. Marine Chronometer for the Age of Sail. Finally solved the long standing problem for sea farers in establishing the east-west position or Longitude. Quite literally a Sea of Time contraption. Invented by clockmaker and carpenter John Harrison 1693-1776.

John Harrison's First Marine Chronometer Giclee Print

John Harrison's First Marine Chronometer

Poppe Stamps: Great Britain , 1993, 1656, Birthday, Inventions, Inventors, Time, Scales, Chronometers, Balance Spring, John Harrison - stamps for sale by theme and country

Poppe Stamps: Great Britain , 1993, 1656, Birthday, Inventions, Inventors, Time, Scales, Chronometers, Balance Spring, John Harrison - stamps for sale by theme and country

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