Pierced and engraved silver pair-cased verge escapement watch by Charles Gretton with the outer case of leather studded with silver
The silver dial has long hour figures with a steel hand and a central alarm disk with steel pointer. The movement has a small balance wheel and spring of two turns. London, c.1690.
Gretton became Master of the Clockmakers’ in 1700.
Clockmakers' Museum No. 68
- The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
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watch: 57 mm x 50 mm x 26.5 mm,
outer case: 57 mm x 58 mm x 24 mm,
- Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers