- Museum number
MOVEMENT OF A CYLINDER WATCH WITH QUARTER-REPEAT AND MUSIC.
Full-plate movement with brass plates and cylindrical pillars.
Going mainspring barrel for the going train with geared stop-work mounted on the front plate.
Plain gold balance with sprial blued-steel balance spring and with a index mounted on the balance cock
Pendant operated quarter-repeat mechanism with c ircular racks mounted on the back plate.
Musical train driven by a large-diameter standing going barrel
Music mechanism under dial operated by rotating pin-wheel.
- Production date
Diameter: 48.10 millimetres (back-plate)
Diameter: 53.60 millimetres (dial-plate)
Thickness: 16.50 millimetres
- Not on display
Latest: 4 (2016)
4 (1994) Very 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.1672 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: L188 (Ilbert Ledger)