Item:Brass orlog

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brass orlog
Look: Closed: The brass orlog, now closed, is a fine mechanism about the shape and size of a large apple, with a hinged metal cover that protects the works inside. On its burnished front cover is an intricate pattern of twined ivy and holly leaves.

On the back you notice instructions for its use.
Open (running): The orlog's round face has words and figures around the edge, from "Midnight" at the top, then the numbers 1 to 11 down the right side to "Noon" at the bottom, and 1 to 11 ascending on the left.
The hand on the orlog is between [hour1] and [hour2], [before/after] the meridian.
Open (not running): It appears the orlog has stopped.
Read: You turn the orlog over and read:

Congratulations on your purchase of a precision Perobler
timepiece. For best service, follow this simple advice:
Be sure to wind it regularly by turning the key with the
orlog or pendant in hand. If it should stop running, it
can be restarted and reset by winding it.
Always close the cover before putting it away to protect
its delicate mechanism. For all repairs, don't trust to
luck: Perobler's of Mer'Kresh now offers courteous, fast
and trustworthy repair service.
Weight: 10 stones
Appraised Cost: 31,650 Kronars
25,320 Lirums
22,838.64 Dokoras
31.65 LTBpoints
31.65 Tickets
31.65 Scrips
Special Properties:
Dimensions: 1 length x 1 width x 1 height
Sources: Source is Voi's Fine Heirlooms (2), Voi's Fine Heirlooms (1), Perobler's Orlogs

Verbs

  • TURN MY ORLOG WITH MY KEY: You wind your orlog, being careful not to overwind it, and it seems to be ticking merrily along.
  • OPEN: You open the polished cover of the orlog.
  • CLOSE: You close the polished cover of the orlog.