Watch movement with a quarter-repeating mechanism of early design by Thomas Tompion.

Made:
1680
maker:
Thomas Tompion

Watch movement with a quarter repeating mechanism of early design, by Thomas Tompion, c. 1691-2. Dial missing. Verge escapement, balance spring with 5 turns. Tulip pillars. Signed 'Tho. Tompion, London'.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 52

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3125
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
watch movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers