Watch with a later case and dial by Edward East

Made:
1680 in London
Watch with a later case and dial by Edward East, London, c.1680 Watch with a later case and dial by Edward East, London, c.1680

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Watch with a later case and dial by Edward East, London, c.1680
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
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Watch with a later case and dial by Edward East, London, c.1680
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museumum

Watch with a later case and dial by Edward East, London, c.1680. Brass case, covered in leather, possibly shark-skin. White enamel dial, with hands missing. Movement with verge escapement, a train of four wheels, balance-cock with irregular shaped foot and balance spring of two turns. Signed on the movement 'Eduardus East London'. One of the first acquistions to the collection formed by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers which became the Clockmakers' Museum. This watch was presented to the Company by the watchmaker Francis Putley of Newington in 1816. Clockmakers' Museum No. 46

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3120
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), silver (alloy), gilt brass, leather, enamel and textile
Measurements:
overall: 57 mm x 52 mm x 28 mm,
type:
watch and verge movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers