Watch movement with mock pendulum

Made:
1725 in Rotterdam
Watch movement with mock pendulum (verge watch movement)

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Watch movement with 'mock pendulum' by William Gib, Rotterdam, c. 1725. White enamel dial with arcaded minute ring, hands missing. Fusee movement with verge escapement. The balance cock is cut away to reveal a 'mock pendulum' - a small disc attached to the balance. Signed on backplate 'William Gib Rotterdam 1653'.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 139

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3189
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal) and enamel
Measurements:
overall: 45 mm x 45 mm,
type:
verge watch movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers