- Museum number
Movement of a verge watch with quarter-repeat.
Circular gilt-brass plates with four baluster pillars.
Gilt-brass mainspring barrel with tangent-screw set-up inside the front plate.
Fusee with chain and standard stop-work.
Four wheel going train, the third wheel recessed into the front plate and bearing in a separate cock.Centre wheel solid, third and contrate wheels each with three crossings.
Verge escapement the crown wheel runs between rivetted potence and counter-potence.
Polished steel three-arm balance, spiral balance spring with slide regulator.
Pierced foliate balance cock with a winged cherub's head mask at the junction.
Pendant operated quarter repeat mechanism powered by a fixed barrel and with a five-wheel gear train of solid wheels, the last a weighted pinion.
- Production date
Diameter: 36 millimetres
Thickness: 8 millimetres (between plates)
- Not on display
Latest: 5 (Jan 2018) Active rust on steel parts, very dirty
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number