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John Arnold

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

John Arnold

Person  Male  Born 1736  Died 25/8/1799

Categories: Craft / Design

Countries: Netherlands

Watchmaker and inventor. Probably born in Bodmin, Cornwall (his birth year is approximate). After being apprenticed to his clockmaker father, he worked in the Netherlands. He was the first to design a watch that was both practical and accurate. Died at Well Hall, Eltham.

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