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  ABDNP200484a01.jpg - Watkins & Hill Gyroscope Our collection contains a number of Watkins & Hill pieces.  They are all made to a consistently high standard, possibly the best of any 19th century supplier of similar material.  Four are displayed here.  Watkins and Hill were taken over by Elliott Bros. in 1856. Amazingly enough, this gyroscope continued to be used as a demonstration piece until the early 1990s.  It says a lot for the workmanship of Watkins & Hill that it probably performs almost as well now as it did when made, some 150 years ago. ABDNP:200484a  
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9 | Watkins & Hill Gyroscope

Our collection contains a number of Watkins & Hill pieces. They are all made to a consistently high standard, possibly the best of any 19th century supplier of similar material. Four are displayed here. Watkins and Hill were taken over by Elliott Bros. in 1856.

Amazingly enough, this gyroscope continued to be used as a demonstration piece until the early 1990s. It says a lot for the workmanship of Watkins & Hill that it probably performs almost as well now as it did when made, some 150 years ago.

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