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Alarm mechanism; spring-driven; simple two-wheel train of great and crown wheels; verge escapement with double-headed hammer oscillating within bell; drive to motion work taken from winding square of watch suspended on back-plate; alarm released when pin lifts and unlocks locking lever; glazed case veneered with satinwood and mahogany.
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- Curator's comments
- See also 1958,1201.1671
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (Oct 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.2199 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: Q298 (Ilbert Ledger)