independent centre-seconds watch;
- Museum number
MOVEMENT, DIAL AND CUVETTE OF A CYLINDER WATCH WITH INDEPENDENT CENTRE-SECONDS.
Cylinder escapement; parachute suspension; bi-metallic compensation curb.
Engine-turned silver dial with centre-seconds and three subsidiary dials for hours and minutes to the right, independent hours and minutes to the left and ordinary seconds below.
Blued steel hands; centre-seconds hand broken, ordinary minute and seconds hands missing.
- Production date
Diameter: 55.70 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 12 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The style of the movement and dial suggest a strong Breguet.
- Not on display
Latest: 3 (2016)
- 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.1690 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: M258 (Ilbert Ledger)