- Museum number
Quarter-striking horizontal table clock with alarm; spring-driven; going-train with fusee; strike, quarter-strike and alarm trains with standing barrels; going-train with verge escapement; balance with spring; Tompion regulation; striking and quarter-striking on 'rack and snail' principle; hour snail
mounted on star wheel with jumper; last hour and quarter may be repeated; lever at side of dial allows choice of strike and silence; white enamel dial with silver alarm setting disc at centre and gilded hands (hour hand repaired); hexagonal gilded brass case with silver framed windows.
- Production date
Height: 3.37 inches
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (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
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.2147 (Ilbert Collection)