- Museum number
Timepiece mantel clock with square silvered dial, round engraved chapter ring in a rectangular mahogany case with cushion top.
Rectangular mahogany case with cushion top surmounted by a gilt-metal handle. A moulded base supported by four brass turned feet. A hinged door at the rear.
Silvered metal dial, the chapter ring with a narrow minute circle surrounding Roman hours I-XII. Engraved spandrel decorations in the form of leaves. An engraved rose in the centre. Blued-steel hour and minute hands.
Spring-driven eight-day movement with circular brass plates and plain cylindrical pillars.Going mainspring barrel with ratchet and click on the back plate. Five wheel going train with brass wheels and steel lantern pinions. Eleven-jewel platform lever escapement with uncut balance and spiral blued-steel balance spring, the regualtor index mounted on the balance cock.
The movement is protected by a black plastic cover retained by three screws at the back. The dial and movement are retained in the case by four screws.
- Production date
Height: 22 centimetres (Case)
Width: 15 centimetres (case)
Depth: 9.60 centimetres (case)
- Curator's comments
- 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 Ch.4
movement number 25,789
- Not on display
- Latest: 2 (2010) June
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This clock is part of the Glanville and Wolmuth Collection, a comprehensive collection of twentieth century domestic mechanical factory-made clocks made in England and Wales.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 7 (Glanville & Wolmuth Collection)