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M. F. DENT,
WATCH, CLOCK, & CHRONOMETER MAKER
TO THE QUEEN,
33 & 34, COCKSPUR STREET, CHARING CROSS,
LONDON.
DENT'S CHRONOMETERS, WATCHES, AND CLOCKS
have long held pre-eminent rank, as may be seen from the following Reports;—
SIR WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, Inventor of the Armstrong
Gun, says :
" 9, Hyde Park Street, W., 14th November, 1861.
"The Chronometer Watch you made for me in December, 1859, has never been afTected
by travelling or riding; its variation at the end of a year was only forty-five seconds. It
has proved in every respect a most satisfactory Watch.
"W. G. ARMSTRONG.
" To M. F. DENT, 33, Cockspur Street."
THE ASTRONOMER ROYAL, Greenwich Observatory
reporting in 1829 on the celebrated trial, vrhen nearly 500 Chronometers were tested
says :
" Your Chronometer, No. 114, is entitled to the First Premium. Actual variation in
the year 0'54-hundredths of a second. This is superior to any other yet tried.
"J. POND, Astronomer Royal,
" Mr. DENT."
THE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL ASTRONOMER, M. STRUVE,
of St. Petersburg, reporting upon eighty-one Chronometers tested by the Russian
Chronometrical Expedition, says:
" The Dent Chronometers have held first rank in a brilliant manner. They contri¬
buted, beyond dispute, the most effectually to the exactitude of the result.
" M. STRUVE."
Bt Command of the Emperor, the Russian Gold Medal of the Highest
Order of Merit was presented to Mr. DENT.
G. B. AIRY, Esq., Astronomer Royal, in testimony of the
excellence of Dent's Turret Clocks, says :
" Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 22nd July, 1845.
•'I believe the Clock which you have constructed for the Royal Exchange to be the
best in the World as regards accuracy of going and of striking
" g. b. airy.
"Mr. DENT, 33, Cockspur Street, Chariug Cross."
Council and Prize Medals awarded by the Royal Com¬
missioners of International Exhibitions 1851 and 1862.
33 & 34, COCKSPUR STREET,
CHARING CEOSS, LONDON.

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