- Museum number
Wooden-Cased, Quarter-Chiming Mantel clock.
Stained beech veneered ply-wood case in Art-Deco style with an extended moulding around the base. Hinged, chrome-plated bezel on the front and a hinged wooden door at the back for accesss to the movement.
Rectangular silvered-metal chapter-ring with Roman hours I-XII. three winding holes in the lower part of the dial. At III o'clock a chime/silent lever. White painted-metal hour and minute hands.
Spring-driven, eight-day three-train movement with anchor escapement and pendulum. Chrome-plated pendulum bob with central regulation nut. Westminster quarter-chimes and hour striking on five rod gongs mounted on a cast block in the back of the case. On the back of the chiming plate is a 'Strike only' lever.
A shaped nickel silver winding key.
- Production date
Height: 225 millimetres
Width: 293 millimetres
Depth: 161 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Early example with provisional patent trademark
Knob to open back door has' GC' embossed for garrard clocks.
For more information on this type of clock 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 266-8
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (Mar 2005)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number