Seven almost identical unfinished watch movements

Made:
1670
Verge watch movements, six One of six verge watch movements, One of six verge watch movements,

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Verge watch movements, six
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

One of six verge watch movements,
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

One of six verge watch movements,
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Seven unfinished watch movements, representing unique evidence of quantity production in the 17th century. They are complete and almost identical, although individual parts are not interchangeable. Found in the chest of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers (object number L2015-3615) in 1814.

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3117
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
verge watch movements
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers