Reference numberAP/6/6
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Dissertazione su di un nuovo ritrovato, per corregere le alterazioni, che produce l'aria negli orologi da sacca' ['Essay on a new invention to correct alterations produced by air in pocket watches'] by Tomaso Felicetti
DateJune 1789
DescriptionPaper by Felicetti concerning proposed improvements in the design of pocket watches seeking to minimise the effect of air trapped inside the watch on the watch's motion. Includes one page of figures.

Subject: Watchmaking / Engineering

Written by Felicetti in Napoli [Naples, Italy].
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
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