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Thomas Mercer Ltd St. Albans & London, (1858-1984) Thomas mercer Snr. b. 1822 d. 1900 Founder of Thomas Mercer, 1858 Chronometer and Clockmakers of St Albans made over 6,000 2 day & 8 day marine chronometers. Thomas Mercer jnr. b. 1876 d. 1935 took over the business with his brother in 1900. They made 2 day & 8 day marine chronometers as well as watches. The company also made electric wind and chronometer clocks until 1984, when the business was bought by Sinclair Harding of Cheltenham, Glos, where the trade was carried on.

For further information see- "Chronometer Makers of the World" by Tony Mercer

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Thomas Mercer Ltd St. Albans & London 1858-1984

Thomas mercer Snr. b. 1822 d. 1900 Founder of Thomas Mercer, 1858
Chronometer and Clockmakers of St Albans made over 6,000 2 day
& 8 day marine chronometers. Thomas Mercer jnr. b. 1876 d. 1935
took over the business with his brother in 1900. They made 2 day &
8 day marine chronometers as well as watches. The company also
made electric wind and chronometer clocks until 1984, when the
business was bought by Sinclair Harding of Cheltenham, Glos, where
the trade was carried on.

For further information see- Chronometer Makers of the World by
Tony Mercer
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