- Museum number
Timepiece mantle clock in a nickel-plated drum case.
Nickel-plated drum case with two small feet and ring at top. Built-in winding key on back (hand-set button missing).
Round paper dial with outer minute track and five minute markers, roman hour numerals (I-XII). Blued steel spade hour and minute hands.
'Victor' 30hr timepiece movement. Open spring. Pin pallet escapement.
- Production date
- 1886 (Post - Production of the first ever BUCC model started in April 1886. This is a later production example.)
Diameter: 86 millimetres
Height: 121 millimetres (max)
Depth: 59 millimetres (max)
- Curator's comments
Although not the first BUCC model, this is very similar and closely representative of it and also hard to find.
Nothing to suggest it is not original.
Production of the first ever BUCC model started in April 1886. This is a later production example.
(Information courtesy of Peter Gosnell)
For further information on BUCC company and selected clocks see 'Clockmaking in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century', John Glanville & William Wolmuth, 2015, pp16-33."
- Not on display
Latest: 3 (Jan 2018)
On acquisition: Foxing to paper dial Movement very oily. Nickel plating heavily worn. Hand-set missing.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number