Striking and repeating watch movement by Thomas Tompion and Edward Bangor.

Made:
1701-1708 in London
maker:
Tompion and Banger
Striking and repeating watch movement by Thomas Tompion and Edward Bangor. Striking and repeating watch movement by Thomas Tompion and Edward Bangor.

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Striking and repeating watch movement by Thomas Tompion and Edward Bangor.
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Striking and repeating watch movement by Thomas Tompion and Edward Bangor.
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Watch movement with striking and repeating work, but no dial, by Thomas Tompion and Edward Bangor. Verge Escapement. Signed ‘T. Tompion, E. Banger, London 191’ on backplate.

Edward Banger was apprenticed to Tompion in 1687 and freed in 1695. He married Tompion's niece in 1694. He went into partnership with Tompion in around 1701, although this only lasted until around 1708.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 84

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3149
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), silver and steel (metal)
type:
verge watch movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers