- Museum number
GILT-BRASS CASED VIRGULE TIMER.
Virgule escapement; pendant pump wind; pendant also zeros hand.
Printed metal dial; centre seconds and subsidiary for minutes.
Blued steel hands.
- Production date
- c.1850 (?)
Diameter: 53 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 47.60 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 17.40 millimetres
- Not on display
Latest: 3 (2017)
4 (1994) Dirty.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Following the successful acquisition of the celebrated Ilbert collection of clocks (1958,1006 collection), prints and other related materials made possible by the generous donation of funds by Gilbert Edgar CBE Ilbert's watches were then acquired using funds provided by Gilbert Edgar, public donations and government funds.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.1629 (Ilbert Collection)