Wandering hour watch by Sinclare, Dublin, c.1690

Made:
1690
Wandering hour watch by Sinclare, Dublin, c.1690 Wandering hour watch by Sinclare, Dublin, c.1690 Wandering hour watch by Sinclare, Dublin, c.1690

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Wandering hour watch by Sinclare, Dublin, c.1690
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
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Wandering hour watch by Sinclare, Dublin, c.1690
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wandering hour watch by Sinclare, Dublin, c.1690
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Watch with wandering hour dial by Gordon D. Sinclare, Dublin, c.1690.

Silver case, with engraved back and bezel. Engraved silver dial, signed Sinclare. Wandering hour function comprising a semi circular slot in the dial , behind which is a blued steel disc with aperture for the hour figure, acting as pointer. Minute hand missing. Verge escapement with large balance, backplate signed 'Sinclare. Dublin. 146'.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 55

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3127
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), silver (alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers