- Museum number
Eight-day regulator; silvered-metal dial with three small circles for hours, minutes and seconds; glazed case; lower mahogany section of pedestal form; glazed panel showing glass rod pendulum swinging from front to rear with temperature compensation in the form of multiple mercurial tubes. Hemispherical bob.
Gt wheel 180 (arbor carries hour hand)
2nd wheel 125/15 (arbor carries minute hand)
3rd wheel 120/16
Escape wheel* 60/16 (arbor carries second hand).
* 2 wheels of 30 mounted together on common arbor.
- Production date
Height: 5.66 feet
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (Sep 2016)
- 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.2163 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: Q300 (Ilbert Ledger)