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Old 15th Jul 2021, 11:26 am   #19
Dave Moll
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Default Re: Old Ferranti electric meter spotted under a tree near Belper

Originally Posted by Herald1360 View Post
Reading the time at a glance would be an acquired skill- relevant digit being the one last passed by the pointer with reference to the next pointer along in case of uncertainty! Not too difficult if you already have a rough idea of what the time might be...
Further complicated by the dials alternating between clockwise and anti-clockwise.
Mending is better than Ending (cf Brave New World by Aldous Huxley)
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