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Time RestoredThe Harrison timekeepers and R.T. Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything$
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Jonathan Betts

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780198568025

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568025.001.0001

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H3 is Completed 1929–1931

H3 is Completed 1929–1931

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Time Restored

Jonathan Betts

Oxford University Press

This chapter details the completion of H3's restoration. One year after setting up the Royal Astronomical Society's (RAS) clock in the Society's library in early 1929, Rupert's attention turned once again to H3. Just as John Harrison had had the greatest problems with this machine, so it was with Rupert: H3 seemed fated to be embroiled in the most complicated and contorted series of events during its lengthy restoration.

Keywords:   Rupert Gould, clock restoration, timekeepers, H3

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