Ship’s Clocks and Ba rometers The quartz clock No. 1220 and the mechanical barometer No. 1221 are built into a solid mahogany b ox with ro bust brass fittings. The wooden box can be opened by pushing the brass knob and closed a gain. The instruments inside are surrounded by a polished solid brass bezel. The dials are white, and the hands are black. A metal round white plate shows the worldwide time zones inside the top part of the clock. The inside of the cover for the barometer shows a decorative nautical compass rose.