- Museum number
Oak Cased Mantel Clock
Oak veneered plywood rectangular Art Deco style case with side extensions and canted front moulded corners. On the front a chrome plated rectangular bezel (glass missing). A hinged door at the back.
Silvered chapter ring with an elongated octagonal minute track and hours 1-12. The open octagonal central area reveals the oak case beneath. White metal hour and minute hands. Winding holes at 4 and 8 o'clock.
Eight-day, spring-driven movement with rectangular plates with a curved bottom edge to the plates. Going barrels, anchor escapement and pendulum. Chrome-plated pendulum bob with central rating nut. Rack controlled striking train for hours and half-hours striking on a spiral steel gong mounted on a block screwed to the bottom of the case.
With the clock a nickel-silver ? winding key.
- Production date
Height: 22 centimetres
Width: 21.60 centimetres
Depth: 11.40 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For a similar movement see 'Clockmaking in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century : the industrialized manufacture of domestic mechanical clocks' by John Glanville and William M. Wolmuth, Crowood Press , 2015 p 281-2
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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