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Eight-day table clock; spring-driven movement with fusees; going train with verge escapement and short pendulum; striking work for hours only, with 'rack and snail'; pull repeat mechanism of Tompion's design, sounds last quarter followed by last hour; arched gilded brass dial with mock pendulum aperture and subsidiary dials for 'rise and fall' regulation, silent-strike and date; ebonised case with pierced wooden frets.
- Production date
Height: 11.50 inches
- Not on display
- Latest: 2 (Aug 2015)
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- The Ilbert Collection of clocks, prints and other related material was destined to be sold at Christie's auction house on 6th-7th November 1958. As a result of the generous donation of funds by Gilbert Edgar CBE the sale was cancelled and the material purchased privately from the beneficiaries of the Ilbert Estate.NL1Ilbert's watches were then acquired with further funds from Gilbert Edgar CBE, public donations and government funds. These were then registered in the series 1958,1201.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.2078 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: Q273 (Ilbert Ledger)