Silver watch with alarm by Jeremy Gregory

Made:
1670 in London

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Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
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Silver pair-cased watch with alarm by Jeremy Gregory, London, c.1670. Plain silver outer case, possibly of a later date. Inner case, pierced and engraved with flowers and foliage. Silver dial with engraved border and a raised hour circle, with an alarm disc and pointer in the centre. Single steel hour hand with long tail. Movement with verge escapement, a train of three wheels, and fusee with gutline for a chain.

Jeremy Gregory was admitted to the Clockmakers’ Company in 1652. He was Master in 1665 – 8 and again in 1676. Clockmakers' Museum No. 41.

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3116
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers